|Details:||Free or Discounted Rides to Election Polling Places on Tuesday:|
Election Day is tomorrow (Tuesday) in the US.
If you are a current or active user of Lyft, Uber, or other ride-sharing or bike-sharing service, or are interested in trying them out, here are some deals.
The benefits of getting a ride:
Some deals are here:
- Saves time. No need to look for parking.
- Less hassle. Get picked up when you want to.
- No need to drive yourself (great for people unable to drive).
Nationwide Ride Sharing: (free or discounted car rides)
Bikes & Scooters in Select Cities:
City Metro Deals:
Tips on What to Bring & Know When Going to The Polling Place:
- Lyft - 50% Off Rides (up to $5 off) To Election Polling Places.
Depending on where you live, the discount could be 100% off (free rides).
To get the deal:
- Click here
- Enter your zip code.
- A promo code will be displayed.
- Enter that code in the Lyft app by tapping the circle on the upper-left, then Promos, and enter the code.
- A tip.
If you have "Lyft Line" available, choose that to share your ride with someone else in your neighborhood.
It's their cheapest option, and could introduce you to a new friend.
- Uber - $10 Off a Single Ride to Election Polling Places.
To get the deal:
- Use the latest version of the Uber app on your phone.
- Tap Menu, Payment, Add Promo, and enter code VOTE2018 to get $10 off.
- Request a ride using the Polling Place Locator (on the Uber app).
- Select the cheapest ride option available in your area (Express Pool, Pool, or UberX in that order).
- Depending on the state you live in, some may require a photo ID (if you have one), voter ID, or a utility bill (or something with your name & address).
- Google for your local candidates and local propositions to find local media articles explaining them to you.
Know in-advance what's on the ballot, so you can be an informed voter and be in/out of there quickly.
- Many US states require employers to give employees time off of work to vote, some pay employees too.
See here for details.