It's Election Day in the US, and other than voting, you can celebrate in the most American way possible: getting free stuff. If you need a little more incentive to snag your own "I Voted" sticker (or just want to congratulate yourself for exercising your constitutional rights), here are the places offering freebies today.
Not sure where your polling place is? Check here.
- Bertucci's: Free cannoli when you buy an entree
- Bob Evans: 30% off your total bill after 2 p.m.
- BurgerFi: $5 conflicted burger
- California Tortilla: Free chips and queso with any purchase
- Chuck E Cheese: Free personal pepperoni pizza by using coupon code #5253 or telling the cashier you voted
- East Coast Wings & Grill: Five free chicken wings with an adult entree
- Firehouse Subs: Get a medium drink for free with your "I Voted" sticker
- Gold's Gym: Free access to Gold's Gym on Election Day with "I Voted" sticker
- Great American Cookies: Free regular cookie with "I Voted" sticker
- Krispy Kreme: Free doughnut with an "I Voted" sticker
- Lyft: 45% off in select cities to get to your polling place
- Marcos Pizza: Vote for Marcos on their website and get a voucher for a free pizza
- 7-Eleven: Free coffee when you download their app
- Uber: Free rides for first time users up to $20 with code VOTETODAY (they'll also help you find your polling place)
- White Castle: Get a free gallon of iced tea with purchase of a Crave Case using promo code USA when ordering online.
- YMCA: Free childcare while parents go vote
- Zipcar: 7,000 free rentals from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Many media outlets are also dropping their paywalls or are streaming election coverage today. Here's a partial list, head over Time's Money to see more:
- New York Times: Through 11:59 p.m. on Wednesday, November 9, there will be no paywall.
- CNN.com: For 24 hours straight starting at 4 p.m. ET on Election Day, CNN will livestream election coverage in its entirety.
- Washington Post: Unlimited free access to the site on Election Day.
- USA Today Network: A broad range of newspapers are available to all readers on Tuesday and Wednesday without hitting a paywall.