Ride hailing company Uber on Monday unveiled its latest effort to get people voting. The company has teamed with several organizations, including the Civic Alliance and National Voter Registration Day, to try and get polling numbers up.
You normally use the Uber app to get a ride or the Uber Eats app to order food. You’ll now be able to use either to register to vote or request a mail-in ballot thanks to Uber’s partnership with Turbovote.
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On Election Day, Uber will offer discounted rides to polling places, and Uber Eats will keep you fed while you wait in line thanks to a partnership with Pizza to the Polls.
In addition to helping its customers vote, Uber has promised to give employees the day off and is encouraging people to volunteer with Power the Polls which will help staff polling places.
The post announcing the initiatives notes, “We’re working to ensure every eligible American citizen, regardless of what barriers they face, has access to vote.”
In August, Uber committed to helping every one of their drivers register to vote as the company hopes to help address the reported 38-50 million unregistered, eligible voters.