This little time-lapse shows how the historic events of US Election Day 2016 unfolded.

Our producers Kate Gray and Sorin Furcoi set up the map, sugar cubes and camera rig.

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Each sugar cube represents one electoral college vote: blue food dye for a Democrat win, red food dye for a Republican win.

Edited by Yarno Ritzen and Andrew Philllips

Source: Al Jazeera News