Post-Election 2016 Timeline

I’ve been disappointed with how badly I documented events after Obama’s election, so I’m going to fill this page with links to interesting things in the wake of the election of Donald Trump. I will periodically update this page but I probably won’t tell you when I do.

Tuesday, November 8, 2016 (Election Day)

Nothing special, just elected Donald Trump to be president.

Wednesday, November 9, 2016

Washington, DC: Sanders Statement on Trump

California: Joint Statement from California Legislative Leaders on Result of Presidential Election Trump’s surprise win shakes up Virginia governor’s race

Thursday, November 10, 2016 Virginia Republican HQ vandalized amid Richmond anti-Trump protests UPDATED: Police identify 12 anti-Trump protesters arrested after blocking highway traffic

BuzzFeed: A Running List Of Reported Racist Incidents After Donald Trump’s Victory. BuzzFeed wouldn’t be my first choice to quote as a source but they saved me a lot of heavy-lifting here.

Friday, November 11, 2016 (Veteran’s Day) Last night’s anti-Trump protests much smaller following Wednesday night’s where 12 arrested, Monument Avenue vandalized Trump names VP Mike Pence to lead transition team.

SPLC Hatewatch: Over 200 Incidents of Hateful Harassment and Intimidation Since Election Day

Saturday, November 12, 2016

Richmond Marathon.

WXYZ, Michigan: Police: Man threatens to set University of Michigan student on fire unless she took off her hijab. Michigan CARE reports 200 incidents since the election. Anti-Trump protesters march through Richmond. Organized by Active-RVA, “Richmond Grabs Back.” [Last protests in Richmond?]

Sunday, November 13, 2016 Trump Announces Senior White House Leadership Team. RNC Chairman Reince Priebus for Chief of Staff, Stephen Bannon for Chief Strategist.

AP: Trump’s election leaves American Muslims reeling and scared.

Washington Post, Portland, Oregon: Demonstrators square off against opponents and police as Anti-Trump protests spread.

AP, Maryland: Silver Spring church vandalized with pro-Trump racist message Reince Prebus and Steve O’Bannon named Trump’s Chief of Staff and Chief Strategist.

FOX59, Indianapolis, Indiana: Vandals spray paint ‘Heil Trump,’ swastika, gay slur on Brown County church. Schapiro: Virginia votes to secede – from the South Editorial: Clinton defeat roils Virginia politics, Kaine’s future

Monday, November 14, 2016 Long lines at Richmond, Henrico polls likely to split or move precincts

WRIC 8, Florida: Anti-Trump message painted on Florida home as house next-door burns

Washington: FBI report: Hate crimes increase against Muslims

Brooklyn Paper, Brooklyn, NY: Man punches woman in the face after argument about Trump at Boerum Hill bistro

Politico: 2 presidential electors encourage colleagues to sideline Trump

WRIC (Media General), Washington: FBI report: Hate crimes increase against Muslims

Tuesday, November 15, 2016

New York Times: Firings and Discord Put Trump Transition Team in a State of Disarray

Wednesday, November 16, 2016


Scott Alexander, Slate Star Codex: You Are Still Crying Wolf At University of Richmond, campus election protests take on a positive spin

The Guardian, Washington: Trump transition team in disarray after top adviser ‘purged’

Thursday, November 17, 2016

Did I miss anything?

Friday, November 18, 2016 Trump Announces First Wave of Agency Landing Teams Trump selects Jeff Sessions, Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn, Mike Pompeo. Alabama Senator Jeff Sessions (R) as Attorney General, Florida Congressman Mike Pompeo (R) as Director of the CIA, Retired Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn as National Security Advisor.

New York Times Opinion: The End of Identity Liberalism

KOIN, Portland, Oregon: Anti-Trump vandal lights Mustang on fire Five of 12 anti-Trump protesters arrested in Richmond did not vote

Saturday, November 19, 2016

CNN, Washington: White nationalist bloodied during DC protest

Sunday, November 20, 2016

More to come I’m sure.

Actually not because I’ve lost interest.