Tuesday, November 8, 2016

Happy Election Day!

According to the US Census, only 65% of US Citizens age 18 and over were registered to vote in the last major election. A total of 56.5% of US Citizens age 18 and over got out and hit the polls in 2012. That means about 102,300,000 stayed home and kept their opinions to themselves.

Get out and vote! It's your right! Make your voice heard - share your opinion!
This is a tight election and every vote counts. Whether you like the candidates or not, take a minute and look at the bigger picture. Where do they stand on issues that are important to you? Need a quick refreseher before you head to the polls? Check out these quick side by side comparisons by NBC and Time for where the candidates stand on topics like immigration, national security, domestic terrorism, the economy, healthcare, trade, crime and race. If you're still not thrilled, check out what the third party candidates stand for

Don't know where to vote? 

Excited to vote? Be careful before taking a voting selfie. 

Want to vote but need a ride? 
Try Uber (use code VOTE TODAY for $20 off)
 or Lyft. If you're lucky, snag a free Zipcar between 
6 PM and 10 PM to #DRIVEtheVOTE.
Or consider taking the walk if the weather is nice in your neighborhood.

Once you've voted and you're rocking that snazzy "I Voted" sticker...head to one of many retailers nationwide offering freebies or discounts to voters on Election Day (like free coffee at 7-Eleven or . Check out a full list here.