CHICAGO (NewsNation Now) – If you plan on heading to the polls Tuesday to cast your ballot on Election Day, 2020 voters will have plenty of choices to tap into some sweet perks. Several companies and restaurants are offering deep discounts on everything from food to free rides.
Check out the list of Election 2020 deals:
Anyone who stops by a U.S. store Tuesday can get a free glazed donut and an “I Voted” sticker.
Starting Tuesday Nov. 3 through Nov. 9, McDonald’s announced it is giving away its new pastry items for free with the purchase of a hot or iced coffee through its app. The choices include an apple fritter, blueberry muffin and cinnamon roll.
Get a free slider after the polls close in your respective state. No purchase is necessary. In addition to being Election Day, it’s also National Sandwich Day.
This Colorado-based oat bar company is offering a coupon for a free bar to voters who provide their basic contact information and share a photo showing what “get oat the vote” means to them.
Natural and organic grocery chain Natural Grocers is running a post-election promo from Nov. 5-7. Members of Natural Grocers’ loyalty program will get a free chocolate bar and “deals from around the store.” There will also be a giveaway with one grand prize of a $500 gift card, an Oster Roaster and a cutting board. Each store will have its own prize of a $25 gift card as well as a diffuser and essential oil.
As part of the online food delivery service’s campaign to “Deliver Your Voice,” come Nov. 3 customers can save time cooking with one of the following offers:
- 7-Eleven: Free delivery on orders of $15+
- BurgerFi: Free delivery on orders of $15+
- California Pizza Kitchen: $10 off on orders of $30+
- Pret A Manger: $5 off on orders of $15+
- Wow Bao: $5 off on orders of $20+
Grubhub is urging customers to “keep a lookout for other perks nearby from restaurants including Boston Market, Haagen Dazs, Kung Fu Tea, PF Changs, Red Lobster, and more!”
Uber is also pledging to help get out the vote and is partnering with Pizza to the Polls to deploy a fleet of over 250 food trucks across 25 cities “to deliver free food and good vibes.” The trucks will be on the road from Vote Early Day on Oct. 24 through Election Day.
“We know that in 2016, 14% of eligible voters noted transportation as a barrier to voting, the company said in a statement. “That’s why we’re helping people find their polling locations.”
The ride-share app says it will also be giving 50% off roundtrip rides to and from the polls, utilizing an in-app poll finding feature, with up to $14 total discount in both directions. The deal also applies to bikes and scooters.
The ride-share company is offering 50% off rides on Election Day to help get you to the polling station. Use the code 2020VOTE to take advantage of the deal, which applies to ride costs up to $10. The code is also good for bike and scooter rides in select cities.
“Lyft is stepping up to complement the work that More Than A Vote has done to convert sports arenas into safe in-person voting locations in communities that are suffering the most during this pandemic,” said Michael Tyler, EVP of Public Affairs for More Than A Vote. “By providing access to free and discounted rides to arena voting sites in Atlanta, Charlotte, Detroit, Houston, Milwaukee, Orlando, and Philadelphia, Lyft is making it easier for voters in key population centers to exercise their right to vote this fall.”
Car rental company Hertz will help voters get to the polls by offering customers a free car on Election Day from participating locations. The deal is only on offer for people who book a vehicle for at least two days, starting on November 2nd or 3rd. Customers need to use the code 210350; see more details here.
“We want to make it easier for people to exercise their right to vote – especially those who need safe and reliable transportation,” said Laura Smith, Hertz Executive Vice President of Global Marketing and Customer Experience. “We’re happy to provide local and convenient mobility options to the communities we serve on Election Day.”
Planet Fitness is offering voters a way to “Flex Their Vote” by working off the stress of the election with a free workout and massage Tuesday through Nov. 8.
“This year has been undoubtedly challenging for multiple reasons, with study after study noting the deterioration of people’s mental health as a result of the immense anxiety and stress throughout the year. It’s more important than ever to be mindful of both your mental and physical health,” said Jeremy Tucker, chief marketing officer at Planet Fitness.