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All The Bay Area Election Events and Protests

Updated: Nov 04, 2020 11:15
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Well it’s here. The day we’ve all been waiting 4 years for.

Take a deep breath and then let it out. I’m sure you’re as anxious and stressed about the upcoming election as I am. Hopefully Trump will be overwhelming defeated and will not contest the election. If that’s the case we should celebrate, and then get back to work fighting for a better world for everyone. If Trump does win or tries to contest the election, there are some very dark days ahead of us and there’s even more work to do. Here’s a guide on what to do if Trump reuses to concede.

Regardless I’m honored to be by your side struggling for equality, equity, and justice. Sending you lots of love and solidarity in these fucked up times.

(Thanks to FunCheap for supplying some of the stuff below. If you have things to add, please email us)

TUESDAY, November 3rd


These are the currently planned protests. They are “on call” beginning Nov 4th but could occur later or be ongoing. Click the link to sign up for activation notifications.

For other locations:

Search using your zip code

If you don’t find an event near you and want to coordinate or host an event:

Protect The Results Event Host Toolkit (google doc)


If you need to stay home, you can still help by making phone call, sending emails, using social media to inspire others, and supporting protestors. Hopefully, you already learned how to do some of this during the BLM protests and in the run-up to the election. Here are some links to help coordinate from home action:

Protect the Results Social Media Toolkit (google doc)
Protect our Democracy State Election Officials contact template
Protect our Democracy County Election Officials contact template
Protect Our Democracy Elected Officials contact template
Ways to Support Street Protestors From Home (this is from the BLM protests but the same advice applies)

No matter what, get ready to take some form of action. If we don’t have to, we can all breath a sigh of relief and take a a little time to rest. If we do have to take action, preparing means you will be less anxious and ready to move that much faster.

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Stuart Schuffman, aka Broke-Ass Stuart, is a travel writer, poet, TV host, activist, and general shit-stirrer. His website is one of the most influential arts & culture sites in the San Francisco Bay Area and his freelance writing has been featured in Lonely Planet, Conde Nast Traveler, The Bold Italic, and too many other outlets to remember. His weekly column, Broke-Ass City, appears every other Thursday in the San Francisco Examiner. Stuart’s writing has been translated into four languages. In 2011 Stuart created and hosted the travel show Young, Broke, and Beautiful on IFC and in 2015 he ran for Mayor of San Francisco and got nearly 20k votes.

He's been called "an Underground legend": SF Chronicle, "an SF cult hero":SF Bay Guardian, and "the chief of cheap": Time Out New York.