Benefits of Sharing Your Vote Photo: Celeb Shout Outs & Freebies

Nov 06, 2012 at 2pm

Bay Area voters are getting a little more than the opportunity to choose the next president today. Tweeters and Instagrammers are connecting with celebs through vote hashtags and shout outs. If that wasn't cool enough, Bay Area businesses are granting voters some freebies when sharing vote photos on the web.

Update! Inspired by all the girls giving me shade I've added sunglasses and a patriotic peacoat #dress2vote #obama2012
Tue, Nov 06 2012 05:58:17

Lena Dunham of the HBO series Girls has been known for her political activism on social networks. She began this Instagram hashtag, #dress2vote, and fashionably-inclined voters were sure to participate.

#fromwhereivote #dress2vote #lyftthevote #obama2012 #rockthevote
Tue, Nov 06 2012 09:06:59

Photo by @thebolditalic editorial intern/yours truly @eringobro. Thanks to my friend for gifting this patriotic high-tops, perfect for voting day.

Civic duty exercised!
Tue, Nov 06 2012 07:48:15

This San Franciscan's Instagram was shared straight from Everett Middle School at 16th and Church Streets.

Today was my first time voting in person. Obviously it was a TOTAL BLAST. Today also marks the day I launch my campaign to take back the color red from the Republican Party. #gobama #dress2vote cc @lenadunham
Tue, Nov 06 2012 10:18:21

Willa flashes her ballot receipts in the FiDi.

Election day street style. Get out there and vote!
Tue, Nov 06 2012 08:58:32

Scottie strutted his election day street style at Mojo Bicycle Cafe on Divis.

these shoes were made for voting. @lenadunham #dress2vote ☺✌
Tue, Nov 06 2012 08:20:18
Channel your 3rd Obama eye: peace, love, equality, love-equality, women, veterans, education, the planet,THE FUTURE. #obama2012 #forward2012 #voteobama #dress2vote
Tue, Nov 06 2012 10:56:54

Local businesses like do-it-for-you Task Rabbit and request-a-ride Lyft are offering credit to voters who share their vote photo and use hashtags. Shares with #LyftTheVote tags gain $10 credit to their existing Lyft accounts.

  • thebolditalic

    When you vote today, share a photo of yourself voting on Twitter, Instagram & tag #lyftthevote to get $10 credit for your next @lyft ride.

    Tue, Nov 06 2012 08:01:51

iTimR
@lyft did my part - VOTE! #lyftthevote http://pic.twitter.com/MG86Uwq7
Tue, Nov 06 2012 10:26:05
Election Day? Time to #lyftthevote! Thanks for the swag, @jonnyliebs.
Tue, Nov 06 2012 11:11:26
drk36
@lyft I sent in my absentee ballot weeks ago, so I made you this instead. #lyftthevote http://pic.twitter.com/RTMHW9yW
Tue, Nov 06 2012 09:36:54
TrendsSF
#lyftthevote is now trending in #SF http://trendsmap.com/us/san francisco
Tue, Nov 06 2012 11:35:02
lyft
Driver David and his puppy Hudson know how to #lyftthevote! Dawwww. http://pic.twitter.com/SPADRBaC
Tue, Nov 06 2012 11:53:18

Users with the #HopTheVote tag are granted $20 credit from Task Rabbit.

And then.. it was only $15 to users who post a task on Task Rabbit today.

TaskRabbit
Our Election Day promo has been updated - we're giving ALL TaskPosters who post a Task TODAY $15 off. Use promo code AMERICA. #HopToVote
Tue, Nov 06 2012 09:32:37
orangephoto
#iVoted #HopToVote #LyftTheVote @Gama_Go http://pic.twitter.com/yv6x6Zjl
Tue, Nov 06 2012 09:55:46
CadeRageous
Growing 'stache and voted! (And I hope you do too) #Movember #HopToVote @TaskRabbit http://pic.twitter.com/MXa9AjQR
Tue, Nov 06 2012 11:15:24
daclownny1
Tue, Nov 06 2012 08:43:31

SFist has a list of freebies to claim while strutting a vote sticker (free ice cream!). 

Have you ran into any benefits since voting?

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