U.S. Ambassador Bruce Heyman's election viewing party

U.S. Ambassador Bruce Heyman hosted a private U.S. election event in the ballroom of the Château Laurier in Ottawa on Nov. 8. to watch as Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump enter the final battle for the White House. The Hill Times photographs by Jake Wright

U.S. Ambassador Bruce Heyman hosted a private U.S. election event in the ballroom of the Château Laurier in Ottawa on Nov. 8. The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

Politicos, pundits, pollsters, politicians and media gathered to watch the votes roll in. The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

U.S. Ambassador Bruce Heyman told The Hill Times it was his first time watching a presidential election from abroad. The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

Barry McLoughlin of McLoughlin Media. The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

Vicki Heyman, spouse of U.S. Ambassador Bruce Heyman. The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

Greg MacEachern from Environics, alongside Cheryl Fougere, and Sherri Moore-Arbour, who is shaking hands with Dan Brien, director of communications to Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale. The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

Janet Wilson, style editor at the Ottawa Citizen and Montreal Gazette, chats with Ottawa Citizen photographer Ashley Fraser. The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

Kate Monfette, director of communications to Infrastructure and Communities Minister Amarjeet Sohi. The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

Maclean's magazine's John Geddes, StrategyCorp's Lisa Samson, and Ottawa lobbyist Jim Patrick. The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

Mr. Watson and Environment Minister Catherine McKenna. The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

Toronto Star national affairs columnist Paul Wells. The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright