Uber And Lyft Just Did A Really Cool Thing To Help This Country And Everyone Should Know About It
Thanks to Voto Latino and My Ride To Vote, Uber and Lyft are offering up free rides for voters on Election Day.
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If you’re a current Uber or Lyft user, text GO VOTE to 73179 to see if Voto Latino is offering free rides in your state.
Because of the limited number of cars and limited funds, free rides aren’t guaranteed. But there are workarounds if your state is not participating.
Existing Uber customers can “score free rides by referring new riders.”
First-time Uber users will receive up to $22 on their first trip.
New users are encouraged to share their ride to the polls with other voters. If you’re worried about getting back home or to work, you can sign someone else up, or get the person you shared your ride with to cover the ride with their credit.
First-time Lyft users can sign up for a $50 credit that will cover the costs of getting to and from the polls, as long as you’re in an eligible market.
The great thing about Uber is that you never know who your driver might be.
When asked by Gina Rodriguez in mitú’s exclusive interview, President Obama hinted that his first job after the White House just might be Uber. How’s that for an endorsement!
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