Aside from being able to to exercise your rights as a U.S. citizen and (hopefully) electing a new president, there are several benefits that coincide with voting. After casting your vote for the 2020 presidential election, upon presenting your "I Voted" sticker, you can take advantage of a variety of discounts and freebies across the country. Lo and behold: voting perks near you.
Those who feel like exercising their rights and their bodies can hit up Crux Climbing Gym after the polls for $10 off day passes and $5 off at the store.
Each of Home Slice Pizza's locations will be giving out free slices on the house to those who show off their voting stickers. Early voters can get in on the deal, too!
Pinthouse is giving customers $1 off any pint of beer from open until close.
All Soup Peddler locations will be doling out free 8-ounce cups of soup to those who present their "I Voted" sticker. Fingers crossed for some next-level vegan varieties.
Customers can treat themselves to a free coffee with their "I Voted Sticker."
Nandos is a huge proponent of voting, and playing your part could get you a $3 meal.
Los Angeles, Calif.
1933 Group bars, including Harlowe, Thirsty Crow, La Cuevita, Bigfoot West, Bigfoot East, Idle Hour, Sassafrass, and Oldfield's, will be doling out free shots to customers who voted between 5 p.m. and 2 a.m.
In the mood for something sweet? Milk Jar is offering free red, white, and blue cookies on Election Day.
Los Angeles-based candle company, P.F. Candle is giving customers 10 percent off their next purchase, upon presenting their sticker. Online shoppers can take advantage of the deal too, by emailing a photo.
The beloved pie shop is offering customers a free coffee of their choice with any purchase, at both the Traction Ave. and Hollywood Blvd. locations.
On Nov. 3, show your "I Voted" sticker to get a free drip coffee at any Barista Parlor location.
Because there's no such thing as too much coffee, get a free cup — any size — free, or snag 50 percent off any food item.
We've all been a bit on-edge lately — get 20 percent off your entire in-store purchase through Nov. 3 with that trusty sticker.
New York, N.Y.
By DMing Bushwick Kitchen a snapshot of your voting sticker via Instagram, you can get exclusive deals on the Brooklyn-based company's artisanal honeys and hot sauces.
Get 10 percent off at the Uptown Grand Central Market staple, upon showing off your sticker.
Fans can stop by the arena to get a special edition Washington Mystics 'I Voted' sticker.
Those seeking out truly unique international eats can get 20 percent off by submitting an 'I Voted' sticker selfie.
Guests can take advantage of $1 cocktails upon presenting their voting sticker. Yes, please.
Guests who show their support for the "Marg Party" can snag a $5 Presidente Margarita between Oct. 20 and Nov. 3 in-restaurant or To-Go, and they'll receive a free commemorative sticker, while supplies last.
Shoppers will receive exclusive discounts upon sending in photos of their stickers.
Customers can snag free pretzels at select locations.
There are so many reasons we're excited to cast our votes this year, but it goes without saying the freebies and discounts that come with the voting sticker make doing so even sweeter.
This article is part of Green Matters’ #VotingMatters, a campaign encouraging our readers to vote in the U.S. election on Nov. 3 to protect our planet and the people on it.