Given the state of things, we sort of doubt you need incentive to vote—but a little reward never hurt anyone. A bunch of L.A.-area restaurants, doughnut shops, and even dispensaries are offering discounts and freebies.
◍ Need a lift to the polls? On November 3, all Metro bus and rail rides are totally free for everyone through 11:59 p.m.; 30-minute rides using Metro Bike Share are also free through 11:59 p.m. tonight. The ticket concourse at Union Station West and El Monte Station are Vote Centers through 8 p.m. tonight. [MORE INFO]
◍ According to an email to customers, Silver Lake Wine has beefed up its staffing for the day to fulfill an influx of delivery and pick-up orders on this extremely stressful day. For the deal conscious, they have a huge selection of both whites and reds for 20 bucks and under. [MORE INFO]
◍ Jerry’s Patio Café & Bar in Marina Del Rey is handing out free red-and-blue cookies to customers wearing their “I Voted” stickers. [MORE INFO]
◍ Both SocialEats food halls, one in Santa Monica (1315 3rd St. Promenade) and one in Hollywood (1542 Cahuenga Blvd.), are offering a free order of “Freedom Fries” with a purchase from either Voltaggio STRFSH or Pop!s Burgers & Shakes to people with “I Voted” stickers. [MORE INFO]
◍ Craving something sweet? Wear your “I Voted” sticker to Randy’s Donuts in Inglewood (805 W. Manchester Blvd.) and get a free glazed doughnut while supplies last. [MORE INFO]
◍ DTLA comfort food spot Poppy + Rose is offering 15 percent off dine-in or walk-up takeout order for wearing an “I Voted” sticker (doesn’t count for online or delivery orders). [MORE INFO]
◍ New WeHo dispensary Calma is offering customers with an “I Voted” sticker 20 percent off their cannabis purchase. [MORE INFO]
◍ Buy one entree and get one free at any Norms diner on Election Day for wearing an “I Voted” sticker. Dine-in only. [MORE INFO]
◍ If you’re out by the beach, visit Santa Monica Pier seafood spot the Albright while wearing your “I Voted” sticker to get one oyster free and then $1 oysters thereafter. Dine-in only. [MORE INFO]
◍ All four Tacos Tu Madre locations—Westwood, Los Feliz, Larchmont, and West Hollywood—are offering $1 red velvet churros to dine-in guests wearing “I Voted” stickers. [MORE INFO]
◍ Bardonna in Santa Monica will knock $5 off $20 or more all-day-brunch order for dine-in customers wearing “I Voted” stickers. [MORE INFO]
◍ Get free fries with any smashburger order at Larchmont Village newcomer Uncool Burgers when you’re wearing an “I Voted” sticker. [MORE INFO]
◍ We’ve got puns! Echo Park plant-based spot Counterpart Vegan is offering up $1 “DoNut Be Silent” vegan doughnuts for customers wearing “I Voted” stickers. [MORE INFO]
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