Rideshare apps giving free rides to the polls for early voting and Election Day

Tuesday, November 3, 2020
Harris Co. shatters record for first day of early voting in US
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More than 100,300 votes have been cast so far in Harris County, shattering the record for the highest turnout during early voting ever.

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) -- If you're worried about not having a ride to the polls this year, there are plenty of options to get you there.

METRO is offering free round-trip services on Election Day, Nov. 3. The complimentary trips are provided by buses, METRORail, METROLift, and METRORapid.

You'll need to let your bus driver know that you're headed to or returning from the polls when you board.

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Lyft is offering 50% off (up to $10) on Election Day with code '2020VOTE'.

Uber is also offering 50% off your ride to and from the polls up to $7 each trip ($14 roundtrip). There's also a poll-finding feature in the app.

LeBron James' 'More Than a Vote' voting rights organization has also teamed up with Lyft to offer free rides up to $15 to drop-off a ballot at NRG Arena. Use promo code 'HOUVOTE' in the Lyft app on Election Day.

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Alto is a new rideshare service offering voters two rides worth up to $15 each by entering the promo code 'VOTE2020' when you go to the app.

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