Fried chicken with a side of community pride, coming up.
A teenager in North Carolina gets praise for her community engagement after surprising customers at a local pop owner with voter registration papers for an important school choice.
Over the weekend, David Ledbetter went to a place in Charlotte in the fried chicken chain to promote voter registration ahead of the election in Charlotte-Mecklenburg schools on November 5. The young man, 17 years old, personally requested the candidate Stephanie Sneed.
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Although Ledbetter is not yet old enough to vote, he is seriously concerned about the case. [1
"I decided to register people to vote after I saw there was a shortage of young people who are politically involved," he added.
On August 24, Ledbetter proudly registered 16 people to vote, he said, and took advantage of the moment to take advantage of foot traffic on Popeyes, reportedly thanks to their popular new chicken sandwich.
feels very good, "the teenager told WSOC-TV about the feat." I've always wanted to engage the community … and you know, voter registration is very important in my opinion, so it felt amazing. "
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A photo of Ledbetter's Saturday stunt has since gone viral on Instagram, gathering more than 4,600 similar dates.
"Leveraging the chicken sandwich for democracy," cheered one commentator. "Very sharp idea, thank you for your work," another agrees.
As for his personal preference in the Louisiana-inspired chain's rumors of beef with Chick-fil-A rather than the new menu item, Ledbetter said the winner is a no-brainer in his book.
“The Popeyes sandwich is better. Sorry, "he told WSOC-TV about the" spicy "hit.
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