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The 2020 Presidential Election, Through the Eyes of Magnum Photographers

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Susan Meiselas Upper left:  “I needed to do something instead of watching the news all day”, --Ian, 24, 1st time poll worker Borough Park, New York. Polls open at P.S. 105, The Blythebourne School. Upper Midd (...)
Bieke Depoorter I’m so far away of everything. I feel like I am in another world. During these election days, I am travelling across France to pick up a historical book I bought. The Carte Photographique du Ciel i (...)
Susan Meiselas From Top Left : - Covering up windows of Sweetgreen on Park Ave. in anticipation of unrest following Election day. - Borough Park, New York. Polls open on Election day. - Flatbush, New York. Vo (...)
Gregory Halpern | USA. Rochester, New York. November 4, 2020. Susan B. Anthony gravesite. Susan B. Anthony gravesite. Rochester, New York. USA. November 4, 2020. © Gregory Halpern | Magnum Photos
Jim Goldberg | USA. Petaluma, California. November 4, 2020. Turnout Soars. Turnout Soars. Petaluma, California. USA. November 4, 2020. © Jim Goldberg | Magnum Photos
Peter van Agtmael The scene at the fence blocking the White House from protestors. Washington is incredibly quiet as results are tabulated. Most of downtown is boarded up. It’s a bit of a block party but it seems th (...)
Alex Webb | USA. New York City. November 4, 2020. Time Square businesses boarded up. Time Square businesses boarded up. New York City. USA. November 4, 2020. © Alex Webb | Magnum Photos
Mikhael Subotzky Watching the election with my wife and dog - as things in the US start to turn a little more positive, Maria and Lorelei Subotzky join me outside for a much-needed drink. Johannesburg has summer th (...)
Larry Towell I woke up this morning to sunlight creeping across the ceiling. I use it as my alarm clock. I can always tell what time it is that way. It was 7:32 AM--- more or less. It was time to go downstairs (...)
Moises Saman The Day after US presidential election. Obsessively listening to CNN this morning as I drive down to the Dead Sea, I saw this shepherd watching her flock from a vantage point overlooking the ancien (...)
Jim Goldberg In God We Trust Election Night Celebration Party at The California State Capitol. Sacramento, California. USA. November 3, 2020. © Jim Goldberg | Magnum Photos
Hannah Price Rozalyn Cardova. EW Rhodes Middle School. West Allegheny. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. USA. November 3, 2020. © Hannah Price | Magnum Photos
Colby Deal These images two live well together for me as the memorial of flowers and David is a representation of the area of Third Ward and the societal climate we're transitioning into today. As I roam the (...)
Mark Power After spending a few days in Italy printing a new book I returned to the UK on Friday under strict government instructions to self-isolate for a fortnight. This is strange, since Italy seems to be (...)
Newsha Tavakolian A street peddler gathers up his products along a highway between Tehran and the suburb of Lavasan on the night of the US elections. In the background, a billboard showing Lt-Gen. Qassem Soleimani, (...)
Lua Ribeira I am currently in north Spain walking the "camino" peregrination to Santiago de Compostela. I will be making work here for the next few weeks. I have been walking only for a few days and the path i (...)
Lindokuhle Sobekwa Lindokuhle Sobekwa "South Africa. November 3, 2020. Today I spent some time with Tayler Friar, a historian lecturer at UCT who is based in Cape Town, but originally from Oakland, California. She (...)
Lindokuhle Sobekwa Lindokuhle Sobekwa "South Africa. November 3, 2020. Today I spent some time with Tayler Friar, a historian lecturer at UCT who is based in Cape Town, but originally from Oakland, California. She (...)
Nanna Heitmann I’m in the South of Russia, staying at the fascinating home of a videographer called Maru Kuleshova. Nothing here feels more far away than the elections in the US. Putin is probably nervous now bu (...)
Stuart Franklin Election day in the US. Processing film in my darkroom. The countdown clock. "I got up early to make coffee and process film from yesterday. Some way through the work my humble ancient ticking dar (...)
Bieke Depoorter FRANCE. November 2, 2020. I’m so far away of everything. I feel like I am in another world. During these election days, I am travelling across France to pick up a historical book I bought. The Cart (...)
Lorenzo Meloni | USA. Lancaster. November 2, 2020. Trump rally. Trump rally. Lancaster. USA. November 2, 2020. © Lorenzo Meloni | Magnum Photos
Gregory Halpern (L) Half-mast flag at Monroe County Civic Center, police barricades in foreground. Election Eve. (R) Navy Veteran Chester Ostrowski, 90 years old, just after voting. Election Eve. Rochester, New Yo (...)
Jim Goldberg | Joel and his son. Valley Ford, California. USA. November 2, 2020. USA. Valley Ford, California. November 2, 2020. Joel and his son. © Jim Goldberg | Magnum Photos
Hannah Price 52nd Street a day before election. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. USA. November 2, 2020. © Hannah Price | Magnum Photos
Sabiha Çimen Election volunteer in God's Battalion of Prayer church in Brooklyn. Brooklyn, New York. USA. November 2, 2020. © Sabiha Çimen | Magnum Photos
Colby Deal Little Malik plays outside after watering the garden as Mom cooks a meal. Houston, Texas. USA. November 2, 2020. © Colby Deal | Magnum Photos
Alessandra Sanguinetti Catalina. Petaluma, California. USA. November 2, 2020. © Alessandra Sanguinetti | Magnum Photos
Olivia Arthur I have not been able to do anything related to the election in these days as I have been sitting in court on jury service. It's a bit annoying when you get called to do it but the process itself is (...)
Carolyn Drake I’ve been in South Texas for the past week without a camera and sleeping in a minivan. There’s a lovely sign at the entrance to the parking lot where we’re sleeping tonight before flying home. Texa (...)
Thomas Dworzak INTERNET. November 2, 2020. The night before the US Presidential election a small prayer group on ZOOM prays for Joe Biden. © Thomas Dworzak | Magnum Photos
Mark Power We bought this three years ago from Jo’s friend Sue Hurman. I reinserted the pins just now. You never know; it might work. GB. November 2, 2020. © Mark Power | Magnum Photos
Stuart Franklin The fishing village of Marsalforn on the island of Gozo, off Malta. "I am on an island in the Mediterranean called Gozo, off Molta. But I was out shooting this morning thinking about Trump and the (...)