We definitely don’t think you need incentives — other than, you know, your f*cking future — to vote. But it is nice to be appreciated. And this year you’re going to feel appreciated to the max. Local businesses and national chains are all eager to get you some serious Election Day food and drink deals.
Fun fact, it is actually illegal to give someone something in return for voting. The Federal Election Commission has a blanket ban on any rewards for voting. Wild right? It may be why some deals are leaning towards discounts rather than straight up giving you free food, but other places didn’t get the memo and their secret is safe with us!
We’ve collected all the best deals for you to get a little extra mileage out of that “I Voted” sticker. We’ve also looked into some really great local deals (and those aren’t easy to find) but we strongly suggest you check with your own favorite haunts, the deals out there are far-reaching. Pretty much everyone on earth wants you to vote today.
Be sure to check this space throughout the day as we’ll update this list everytime we hear of a great new deal. NOW GET OUT THERE.
State and National Deals
7-Eleven – Redeem a free coffee through the mobile app. Perfect fuel if you need to do some last minute reading on your cities props.
Amy’s Ice Cream – Free tiny ice creams with your “I Voted” sticker. Sure it is autumn, but ice cream is always the perfect treat in Austin.
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Tomorrow is Election Day! Get out there and exercise your right as an American to vote!! Stop by any Amy’s Ice Creams location tomorrow with your “I Voted” sticker or voting receipt for a free tiny ice cream! 🗳 🇺🇸 tag us in your photos with your free tiny ice cream for a chance to win one of our holiday mugs!
Baked By Melissa – Receive a free cupcake with your “I Voted” sticker. Use the promo code IVOTED2018 to receive 10% off online orders this Tuesday and Wednesday.
Birch Coffee – Get a free drip coffee on November 6th with your “I Voted” sticker.
BurgerFi – $5 Conflicted Burgers when you show your “I Voted” sticker. There is nothing to be conflicted about here. Get that easy $5 burger!
California Tortilla – A free order of chips and queso if you say one of the following cringe-inducing statements to your server: ‘Make queso great again,’ ‘I’m with queso,’ or ‘I vote for queso.’ Sigh.
Capriotti’s – $1 off all sandwiches for Election Day, no sticker required.
Chameleon Cold Brew – Free 10-ounce cold brew if you post an “I Voted” selfie with your sticker. You must tag @ChameleonColdBrew and use the hashtag #FuelTheVote.
Clinton Hall – $3 shots, $5 Gigawatt IPAs, and $10 burger specials for anyone with an “I Voted” sticker. Watch the election results at these New York beer halls, it may be a night of celebrations.
Condado’s Tacos – Free taco redeemable with your “I Voted” sticker.
Corner Bakery – Free coffee to voters with “I Voted” stickers, valid at all Corner Bakery Cafes.
Coolhaus – With your “I Voted” sticker you will receive a free dip of any ice cream sandwich you purchase. Delicious.
Duffy’s Sports Grill – Free red velvet donuts to anyone with an “I Voted” sticker, make your election day delicious at Duffy’s.
Farm Burger – Enjoy a free side of French fries when you come in with your “I Voted” sticker.
Fatz Southern Kitchen – Free Fats Famous Sweet Tea with the purchase of an entree as well as the presence of an “I Voted” sticker.
Lemonade – Free cups of lemonade with the purchase of any item and your “I Voted” sticker.
Lime – Using the code LIME2VOTE18 you can unlock a shared bike, e-bike, or e-scooter, for a free ride to your polling place, and up to 30 free minutes.
Lyft – 50% off rides to your polling place in participating cities. This is the rideshare app to use when you’re in need of a ride to vote.
Nestle Toll House Cafe By Chip – A free chocolate chip cookie for any customer wearing an “I Voted” sticker. This should be an American tradition honestly.
Miller’s Ale House – Tell your server or bartender that you voted and your first beer is just $1.
Modcloth – Show store associates your “I Voted” sticker on Wednesday to receive a limited edition “I Voted” pin and ModCloth tote bag.
Pizza to the Polls – Some election day lines are excruciatingly long. But don’t dip out because of hunger, instead, contact Pizza to the Polls and they’ll deliver a free pizza to your polling place to make the wait a little bit more bearable. This is an insane deal, but we’re here for it.
Potbelly Sandwich Shop – Free cookie with any purchase and your “I Voted” sticker. This deal will extend to Wednesday so keep that sticker fresh.
SAJJ Mediterranean – Free dessert at California locations when you show your “I Voted” sticker.
Saxbys – Show up on election day to receive a free medium hot coffee, medium cold brew, or medium Groothie smoothie.
Shake Shack – Free fries at any Shake Shack location nationwide. You can either use the code “ivoted” on the Shack App, or present your sticker for in-person orders.
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Every day, our mission is to Stand For Something Good, so this Election Day we encourage you to stand for something + vote! After hitting the polls tomorrow (11/6), score free fries with any purchase by adding crinkle cuts to your order + using the code “ivoted” on the app or by showing your "I Voted" sticker to a Team Member at the Shack. 🙌 #shakeshack
The Pie Hole – Voters who show their “I Voted” stickers will receive a free Pie Hole. What is a Pie Hole? We are assuming it’s a small pie.
Tijuana Flats – Free side order with your “I Voted” sticker.
Toby’s Estate – $1 drip coffees at all locations across New York City for guests with an “I Voted” sticker.
Uber – First-time riders will get $20 off their first ride when using the code “VOTE TODAY.” So now you’ll have a ride to your polling place, which they’ll also help you find!
White Castle – Use the promo code “USA” to receive a free gallon of iced tea when ordering a Crave Case online. Coupons will also be available for in-store purchases.
Los Angeles, California
1933 Group Bars – Various Locations
Between 5 and 7 p.m., all of the 1933 Group bars across Los Angeles will be offering Moscow Mules and Old Fashioneds for just $1.
Bars include: Bigfoot Lodge West, Thirsty Crow, Idle Hour, Highland Park Bowl, La Cuevita, Oldfields, Harlowe, and Sassafras.
The Abbey Food & Bar – 692 N Robertson Blvd, West Hollywood, CA 90069
Watch the election results and grab a $5 Blue Wave shot which consists of Tito’s Vodka, Blue Curacao, and Sprite.
Buy One Get One For A Penny Beers – Various Locations
Receive this sweet deal when you flash your “I Voted” sticker at Tony’s Darts Away, Mohawk Bend, 6th and La Brea, Bluebird Brasserie, Beelman’s, Brennan’s, Corner Cantina, and Spring St. Bar.
Cafe Dulce – 134 Japanese Village Plaza Mall, Los Angeles, CA 90012
Free donut hole with your “I Voted” sticker.
Coolhaus – 8588 Washington Blvd. Culver City, CA 90232
Coolhaus, who make delicious ice cream sandwiches, will be serving up ‘patriotic dips’ to everyone with an “I Voted” sticker.
Prime Pizza – 141 S Central Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90012
Free slice of cheese pizza with your “I Voted” stickers while supplies last.
New York City, New York
Black Seed Bagels – 170 Elizabeth St, New York, NY 10012
Voters who present their “I Voted” stickers will receive a free cup of Stumptown Coffee with any purchase. A bagel and a coffee, can it get more American than this?
Left Bank – 117 Perry St, New York, NY 10014
No corkage fee for anyone who enters with their “I Voted” stickers after 5 p.m.
Durham, North Carolina
Jack Tar & The Colonel’s Daughter – 202 Corcoran St, Durham NC 27701
Receive a free cup of Counter Culture Coffee when you show your “I Voted” sticker.
J. Selby’s – 169 N. Victoria St., St. Paul MN 55104
Just say “Happy Election Day” to your cashier to receive a free vegan vanilla soft serve.
HopCat – 435 Nicollet Mall, Minneapolis, MN 55405
Free Crack Fries for every guest who comes to watch Election Day coverage.
La Doña Cervecería – 241 Fremont Ave. N. Unit B, MN 55405
La Doña’s will be offering a buy one get one pour deal between the hours of 3-7 p.m.
The Brass Taps – 1632 North Mills Avenue, Orlando, FL 32803
Your first beer of the night is free. Receive a red, white, and blue bandana if you bring your dog along to watch the election coverage.
Luisa’s Cellar – 206 Sandford Avenue, Sanford, FL 32771
The Vino and Vote Watch Party is what Luisa’s is calling their election-themed night. Receive a free drink when you come in with your “I Voted” sticker, and watch the results flood in.
Junction Bakery & Bistro – 1508 Mount Vernon Avenue, Alexandria, VA 22102
Free 12 oz coffee with an I Voted sticker
The Ritz-Carlton Tysons Corner – 1700 Tysons Blvd, McLean, VA 22102
With your “I Voted” sticker receive a complimentary cocktail called “Where the Left and Right Meet.” How sweet.
Ambar Capitol Hill – 523 Eighth St. SE
From 4-10 p.m., the entire happy hour menu is $5, beer, wine, cocktails, small plates, all $5
District Winery – 385 Water St.
10% off your check at the Navy Yard winery with your “I Voted” Sticker.
Mission-Navy Yard – 1221 Van St SE, Washington, DC 20003
$7 margaritas, $5 shots of Patron, and $8 quesadillas. Why those numbers? who knows.