A country divided: Photos from across the United States mirror election tension

Marc Martin
PHILADELPHIA, PA.- NOV. 6, 2020. Anti-Trump protesters rally outside the Philadelphia Convention Center as vote counting in Pennsylvania indicated a surge by Democratic candidate Joe Biden on Friday, Nov. 6, 2020. (Luis Sinco / Los Angeles Times)
Anti-Trump protesters rally outside the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia as vote counting continues. (Luis Sinco / Los Angeles Times)

As the world awaits the final tally on who will be the next U.S. president, one thing is clear — America is a country divided.

Several states still counting ballots have become tinderboxes of division, high emotion and unrest.

Pennsylvania

A pro-Biden crowd dances in Philadelphia as Joe Biden pulls ahead of Donald Trump in the Pennsylvania vote count Friday.
A pro-Biden crowd dances in Philadelphia as Joe Biden pulls ahead of Donald Trump in the Pennsylvania vote count Friday. (Luis Sinco/Los Angeles Times)
A supporter of President Trump holds up a sign outside the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia on Friday.
A supporter of President Trump holds up a sign outside the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia on Friday. (Luis Sinco / Los Angeles Times)

Arizona

Trump supporters gather outside the Maricopa County elections building in Phoenix to protest election results.
Trump supporters gather outside the Maricopa County elections building in Phoenix to protest election results. (Gina Ferazzi / Los Angeles Times)
Ron Russ, a supporter of Joe Biden, gets a thumbs-down as he walks through a pro-Trump crowd in Phoenix.
Ron Russ, a supporter of Joe Biden, gets a thumbs-down as he walks through a pro-Trump crowd in Phoenix. (Gina Ferazzi / Los Angeles Times)

Georgia

Democrat Jon Ossoff, who is running for a Georgia Senate seat, holds a campaign event at Grant Park in Atlanta.
Democrat Jon Ossoff, who is challenging Republican David Perdue for his Georgia Senate seat, holds a campaign event at Grant Park in Atlanta. There will likely be a January runoff between the two men. (Kent Nishimura / Los Angeles Times)
An election worker validates ballots at the Gwinnett County elections office in Lawrenceville, Ga.
An election worker validates ballots at the Gwinnett County elections office in Lawrenceville, Ga. (Kent Nishimura / Los Angeles Times)

Nevada

Trump supporters protest 2020 election results outside the Clark County elections office in Las Vegas.
Trump supporters protest 2020 election results outside the Clark County elections office in Las Vegas. (John Locher / Associated Press)
A supporter of Joe Biden waves a flag near Trump supporters near the Clark County elections office in Las Vegas.
A supporter of Joe Biden waves a flag near Trump supporters near the Clark County elections office in Las Vegas. (Jae C. Hong / Associated Press)

This story originally appeared in Los Angeles Times.