Philadelphia, PA - On election day in Philadelphia, voters displaying their "I voted" decals can walk off with free offers or discounted items, actually against the law, though restaurants — from neighborhood cafes to national chains — do it regardless.Saxbys, a Philadelphia coffee company, declared it will hand out free maple bourbon lattes to anybody that shows up wearing an “I Voted” sticker on November 6.
A large number of businesses have promoted Election Day freebies in the past. During the last presidential election, Krispy Kreme handed out complimentary doughnuts, 7-Eleven provided a cup of coffee, and Gold’s Gym offered a no-cost workout.
Because Americans are going to be electing candidates for the U.S. House as well as U.S. Senate, the freebies are technically prohibited during the midterm elections.However, a few Philadelphia restaurants such as Barbuzzo, Bud & Marilyn's in addition to a host of others, are inviting voters to delight in a little sweet, salty budino. Interested voters can get their buildings from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. at Verde, the boutique at 108 S. 13th Street, as long as supplies last.
Other notable giveaways are:
- French fries at the Shake Shack just for revealing an "I voted" sticker.
- $5 pizza's or fresh salad by way of Snap Custom Pizza at all Snap Custom Pizza locations.
- Complimentary glass of Vinho Verde wine at Talk at 2121 Market St. to any person with a sticker.
- Free medium coffee, cold brew or vegetarian Groothie smoothie at all Saxby's locations.