On Election Day, Snap a Pic and #VoteUber!

Decision 2012 has finally arrived, and we know that no city gets more excited about political events than our hometown of Washington, DC. So we’re extra-excited to have a little fun this Election Day!

Worried about your lunch hour trip to the polls running a little long? Never fear, Uber is here! And we’re making that luxurious ride even a little bit sweeter: celebrating with Washingtonians who cast that ballot (or not—no voting required, we just want to celebrate Election Day with you!) with a sweet Twitter contest for some free Uber credit!


Step 1: Follow us on Twitter: @Uber_DC
Step 2: On Election Day tweet a picture of yourself in an Uber with your “I Voted Today!” sticker (or really, any sticker at all). Use the hashtag #VoteUber and mention us @Uber_DC and we’ll hook you up with $5 toward another ride this week. Whoa, I know.

Take this as an opportunity to show the Uber DC team, your Twitter followers, and your Uber driver just how awesomely patriotic you are. Have a hat with flags on it? Wear it in the photo! Can’t control the urge to put that sticker right on your nose and make a winky face? As long as we can see a sticker in the Uber, it’s golden.

BONUS: Best picture by the end of Election Day will win a free Uber ride (up to $50)!


  • How do I receive the discount?
    Tweet a photo of you with your voting sticker any sticker in an Uber to us @Uber_DC, and we’ll touch base with a promo code for $5 off a ride this week!
  • How do I request?
    Download the Uber iPhone/Android app and sign up for an account. Set your pick-up location and press request, and you’ll be on your way in minutes.
  • I’m a new rider—is there any bonus for signing up on Election Day?
    We’re so glad you asked! Check out this blog post for the details on our sweet Election Day discount for first time riders.

Any other questions? Don’t hesitate to reach out to us at supportdc@uber.com. We’re always happy to help!

Ride on, America!
Alex and Katie, Your Uber DC Community Managers