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Shake Shack

Businesses woo voters with freebies after they cast ballots. Nov. 6, 2018
Melody Walker | St. Louis Public Radio

There were discounts and free rides to help get people to the polls this Election Day, and then there were the rewards waiting for voters after ballots were cast.

Local merchants and national chains jumped on the get-out-the-vote bandwagon by offering price cuts and freebies to voters wearing the “I Voted” sticker.

At the local outpost of Shake Shack in the Central West End, customers were surprised to hear order takers say, “Your Election Day fries will be free!”