Votes on Tuesday can take a free bus ride to the polls, or get a discount on a sharing service.
RideKC offers free rates for buses all day 6 November to make it easier for residents to vote in mid-term.
"Exercising the voting rights is so important that we will make it as easy as possible to get to the polls," says Robbie Makinen, director of the Kansas City Area Transport Authority, on the bus website. "We are grateful for our regional transit partners in Johnson County, Independence and Kansas City, Kan., To accept this to be a real regional initiative. "
First, determine your polling point by calling or visiting the polling authority's website. Then you can find route information using" RideKC " the app, by calling 81
Uber and Lyft riding center offers discounted rides to polling stations.
"Your voice is what drives democracy forward," tweeted Uber offering a 10 percent discount on the polls.
Lift, another rideship service, has collaborated with several agencies and offers an even higher discount.
"It is estimated that over 15 million people were registered, but did not vote in 2016 because of transport issues," he said. "Therefore, we are committed to giving a 50% discount across the country, and free rides to undervalued communities that face significant barriers to transportation."
For example, according to a Voto Latino tweet, voters can vote "Vote VL" to 73179 to find out if free rides are offered in their area. Users can also visit https://blog.lyft.com/posts/2018/8/22/get-out-the-vote to find a discount code to be used for their trip.
Polls in Kansas are open at 7 pm to 7 pm Tuesday. Polls in Missouri are open at. 6 o'clock 19:00.
Other businesses also offer deals throughout the day to promote democracy. According to Thrillist, Shake Shack will offer free French fries to anyone who appears with a "I voted" sticker.
Here are some other restaurant offerings available Tuesday to those who have "I voted" stickers.
Brookside Barrio, Brookside : A free queso or a free margarita with food purchases for those 21 years or older.
▪ Flying Saucer Draft Emporium Power & Light District: 10 percent of food order.
▪ Zocalo Country Club Plaza: A free queso or a free margarita with food purchases for those 21 years or older.
According to National Newspaper News, some election researchers argue that campaigns related to voting could be seen as offering a reward or advantage to winning votes for a candidate or another.