Trump supporters protest, Biden fans cheer at Texas Capitol after election results announced

Trump supporters protest, Biden fans cheer at Texas Capitol after election results announced

Supporters of President-elect Joe Biden gathered in downtown Austin to celebrate. Nov 7, 2020.

Supporters of President-elect Joe Biden gathered in downtown Austin to celebrate. Nov 7, 2020.

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After The Associated Press and the major networks on Saturday finally called the election for Joe Biden, Texans streamed down 11th Street in front of the Capitol, where a pro-Trump rally later gave way to a pro-Biden rally. Texas Tribune photographers headed out, too, and here’s what they saw.

Supporters of President Donald Trump gather in front of the state Capitol for a "Stop the Steal" rally after Joe Biden was declared the winner of the 2020 presidential election. Nov. 7, 2020.

Supporters of President Donald Trump gather at the south entrance of the state Capitol after Joe Biden was declared the winner of the 2020 presidential election.

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A man carrying an assault rifle participated in the "Stop the Steal" rally at the state Capitol.

A man carrying an assault rifle participated in the “Stop the Steal” rally at the state Capitol.

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Austin Police Department officers in riot gear showed up at the Texas State Capitol as dueling rallies develop for President Donald Trump and President-Elect Joe Biden.

Clad in riot gear, Austin Police Department officers show up at the state Capitol as dueling rallies develop for President Donald Trump and President-elect Joe Biden.

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First: A man carrying an assault rifle participated in the “Stop the Steal” rally at the state Capitol. Last: Clad in riot gear, Austin Police Department officers stood watch during dueling rallies for President Donald Trump and President-elect Joe Biden.

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Supporters of President Trump gathered at the state Capitol in Austin to protest the victory of President-elect Joe Biden. Nov. 7, 2020.

A supporter of President Trump at the state Capitol in Austin.

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Supporters of President-elect Joe Biden gather at the state Capitol to celebrate his victory in the 2020 Presidential Election.

A pro-Biden flag at the rally in downtown Austin.

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A Trump supporter screams profanities at a group of Biden supporters at the state Capitol in Austin as people turned out after Biden was declared the winner of the 2020 presidential election. Nov. 7, 2020.

A Trump supporter screams profanities at a group of Biden supporters at the state Capitol in Austin.

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Supporters of President Donald Trump gather in front of the state Capitol Building for a "Stop the Steal" rally after Joe Biden was declared the winner of the 2020 presidential election. Nov. 7, 2020.

Supporters of President Donald Trump gather in front of the state Capitol Building for a “Stop the Steal” rally after Joe Biden was declared the winner of the 2020 presidential election. Nov. 7, 2020.

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Tempers ran high on both sides as supporters of President Trump and President-elect Biden gathered at the Capitol in Austin.

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Supporters of President-elect Joe Biden gather at the state Capitol to celebrate his victory in the 2020 Presidential Election.

Supporters of President-elect Joe Biden gather at the state Capitol to celebrate his victory in the 2020 Presidential Election.

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Supporters of President Trump gather at the Texas State Capitol for the ‘Stop the Steal’ rally, after Joe Biden was declared the winner of the 2020 Presidential Election.

Supporters of President Trump gather at the Texas State Capitol for the ‘Stop the Steal’ rally, after Joe Biden was declared the winner of the 2020 Presidential Election.

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Biden and Trump supporters at the state Capitol on Saturday.

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Supporters of President-elect Joe Biden gather at the state Capitol  after Biden was declared the winner of the 2020 Presidential Election. Nov. 7, 2020.

Supporters show their support for President-elect Joe Biden at the Capitol in Austin.

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A supporter of President-elect Biden attempts to calm tensions as Trump and Biden supporters argued and yelled at each other near the state Capitol. Nov. 7, 2020.

A supporter of President-elect Biden attempts to calm tensions as Trump and Biden supporters argued and yelled at each other near the state Capitol.

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Supporters of President Trump gathered at the State Capitol in Austin to protest the victory of Presidential-elect Joe Biden. The two groups began arguing and yelling at each other in front of the captiol. Nov. 7, 2020.

Supporters of President Trump gathered at the State Capitol in Austin to protest the victory of Presidential-elect Joe Biden. The two groups began arguing and yelling at each other in front of the captiol. Nov. 7, 2020.

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First: A supporter of President-elect Biden attempts to calm tensions as Trump and Biden supporters argued and yelled at each other near the state Capitol. Last: Biden and Trump supporters face off on 11th Street in front of the Capitol in Austin.

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A man rides a donkey past fellow supporters of President-Elect Joe Biden, as Biden Supporters gather at the Texas State Capitol to celebrate his victory in the 2020 Presidential Election.

A man rides a donkey past fellow supporters of President-elect Joe Biden who celebrated his victory in the 2020 presidential election at the Texas Capitol.

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Supporters of President-elect Joe Biden gathered in downtown Austin to celebrate. Nov 7, 2020.

A bandanna-wearing dog, whose political leanings were unclear, joined its owner at the Capitol rally.

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