Uber included voter registration to its apps in the USA
As part of Uber’s 2020 ‘Get Out the Vote’ policies, users can register to vote or request a vote-by-mail ballot in the Uber and Uber Eats apps in the USA. The platform is partnering with TurboVote to assist its riders, eaters, drivers, and delivery contractors to vote in the next presidential elections in November. In addition, on election day, the platform will help users find their polling location within the Uber app and provide rides to and from the polls with discounts. The director of national registration day Lauren Kunis noted that with the COVID-19 pandemic, millions of voter registrations have not been made. The platform affirms to be proud to use their technology to assist eligible US citizens get safely to the polls on election day.