Seriously, you don't even have to worry about getting to the polls now: Uber, Lyft, most major bike programs, and other services around the country are giving a way free or heavily discounted rides to voters on Election Day.
With every house seat in the House, a third of the Senate, dozens of gubernatorial races, and countless local elections at stake, Tuesday's election is expected to see the biggest midterm voter turnout in 50 years, according to NPR. To help make sure it is, ride hailing behemoths Uber and Lyft are each running special promotions to ensure users can quickly figure out where their polling place is located, and get there for cheap. Also, a number of citywide bike-share services will let you borrow a set of wheels for free.
Here's what you need to know to make your trip to the ballot box a breeze. Both major ride-hailing services are offering Election Day promotions to make it easier for people to get out and vote.
This will allow you to request your ride using their special in-app polling place locater, though for the deal to be valid you'll have to select the most affordable tier option available in your city e. To get your code, you'll need to visit this page , and then plug it into your app by tapping the Promos tab.
A number of bike-share programs in cities around the country will be offering free rides all day on November 6 to encourage people to get out and vote. Motivate , which operates most of the biggest bike-share programs, is running a system-wide deal that'll allow users to redeem a free day pass. Also, if Lime is in your city, you'll also be able to get a free ride on one of its bikes, e-bikes, or e-scooters to and from your polling location up to 30 minutes when you enter code LIME2VOTE18 in the app. All said, the high stakes of the elections and easy transportation to the polls should be more than enough to get you to vote, so please, vote.
Some drivers even have Lyft promo code business cards made. Capitol Hill Hotel. At least knowing what to expect can decrease your stress a bit. All it takes for one to use this app is to download it. All said, the high stakes of the elections and easy transportation to the polls should be more than enough to get you to vote, so please, vote. Once you enter your phone number, Lyft will text you a download link to the app. This locale is faced with dramatic temperature variations all through the distinct seasons in the area, which affects the inhabitants of this Midwest windy city.
Not only do you get to have a say in how our country is governed, you also get one of those slick "I Voted" stickers to show off to your friends and colleagues -- as well as all sorts of free food all Election Day long. You can even get free pizzas delivered while you wait in line.
What are you waiting for? Joe McGauley is a senior writer for Thrillist. Follow him jwmcgauley.
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