Tomorrow is the next Tuesday after the first Monday in November. Otherwise known as Election Day! We hope you’re as excited to exercise your freedom as we are! Use this link to find your polling place, if you’re still unsure. Plus, there’s a ton of perks that come with that little “I Voted” sticker you get at the polls. Get validated for using your voice and take a look at some of the specials being offered to voters this year.
Available for the month of November, America Eats Tavern is featuring a “Whiskey Rocks Rock the Vote” flight for $30. This flight features three unique American Whiskeys – Filibuster Kentucky Rye, James E Pepper 1776 Rye, and Jefferson Reserve Bourbon. Bonus: if you say the word “VOTE” on election day you get free cornbread with any purchase.
The Ana, District Winery’s restaurant, is offering 20% off your check on election day when you present your “I Voted” sticker. Definitely a deal to take advantage of if you have yet to visit DC’s first winery.
Cater your election day watch party with the specially curated mini-doughnut box from Astro Doughnuts. Boxes are $25, and come filled with American flavors like Bourbon Pecan and Maple Bacon. Doughnuts come decorated with red, white, and blue sprinkles and “I Voted” stickers!
Watch the results roll in at Bar Deco in Chinatown. Get into some $4 tacos and $7 Old Fashioneds and Manhattans while hanging out at their 3rd floor bar.
Trade in your “I Voted” sticker for a $1 Old Fashioned at Barrel on Election Day. Special runs from 4pm-8:30pm, don’t forget to reward yourself for getting out to the polls!
Get into the election night spirit at The Bird this Tuesday. They’ll serve up a food menu of dishes native to swing states. Also featured at The Bird this election day is cocktail menu inspired by the political parties, including their famous “Mr. President” (pictured above) made with peach-infused Aperol and prosecco, topped with an orange cotton-candy “toupee”.
DC’s bikeshare program is giving out free rides on Election Day to help voters get to the polls! Use the code BIKETOVOTE in their app to unlock your free ride on Tuesday.
Say the word “VOTE” upon dining and get a free Kam Lu Wantan – crispy shrimp-pork dumpling.
When you dine-in at Dylan’s on Tuesday they will send you home with complimentary mini-breakfast muffins in honor of election day. Later that night they will show election results in the Hollerith Room and offer drink discounts on cocktails to those who show up wearing their “I Voted” stickers.
This election day Fish Market will be honoring two of their favorite “drunken presidents” with their Ulysses S. Grant Manhattan and the Grover Cleveland Martini ($7). They’ll show the results on 15 TV’s and serving two tacos and fries for $11.99, because even though it’s election day it’s also Taco Tuesday!
This Tuesday Roll Play Vietnamese Grill is offering 50% off pho bowls all day to those who present an “I Voted” sticker. You can even trade your sticker in for the “I Pho’ted” sticker above.
Say the word “VOTE” upon dining and get free croquetas – traditional fritters made with chicken or spinach.
Heading out to the polls before work or on your lunch break? Stop at Junction Bakery and Bistro sporting your “I Voted” sticker for a free 12-ounce drip coffee. This would also be a good time to treat yourself to one of their pastries or breads for doing your civic duty. You deserve it.
Always wanted to ride one of those electric scooters? Lime will offer free rides to the polls this election day! Show up to the polls while checking another thing off your bucket list. Use the code LIME2VOTE18 to unlock any of their shared bikes, e-bikes, or e-scooters.
Happy hour is from noon-close at Logan Tavern on Tuesday to celebrate Midterm Madness. They are serving up election themed specials all day including cocktails called “The Future Is Female” and “The Conservative”. Watch the election results roll in on their large projector and receive complimentary trail mix when you show up wearing your “I Voted” sticker.
Breaking down the barriers one LYFT ride at a time! On election day LYFT is teaming up with Buzzfeed, Vote.org, and other voter advocacy organizations to provide discounted rides to the polls on election day. Access the coupon codes here. They’re making sure there are NO excuses this year.
You can find $6 cocktails on election day at this modern Mexican restaurant in the financial district. One named “The Statesman” is made from a combination of Tequila Blanco, Blue Curacao, MXDC Cordial, Fresh Lime and Agave and the other named “The Patriot” is made from a combination of Tequila Blanco, Strawberry-Guava Puree, MXDC Cordial, Fresh Lime and Agave.
Say the word “VOTE” upon dining and get a free mini pescadilla – smoked fish cooked in a traditional broth served in crispy house-made corn tortillas, pickled slaw and a chile pequin salsa.
Check out the extended happy hour deals at the Pennsylvania 6 this Tuesday night while the results roll in past your bedtime. They’ll serve $5 well liquor mixed drinks, $5 rotating drafts, and $5 house wine to keep you hydrated through the evening.
When you show up at the Ritz-Carlton bar on election day wearing your “I Voted” sticker you get a complimentary cocktail! Moderately named “Where The Left and Right Meet”, comprised of Jack Daniels, California mulled wine reduction, lemon juice, and simple syrup.
Head to Slate Wine Bar this Tuesday for an extended happy hour for voters. The drink specials run 11:30am to 10pm and offer $4 to $5 draft beers, $7 house sparkling rosé, white, and red wine by the glass and $8 signature cocktails.
Say the word “VOTE” upon dining and get free fall squash hommus!