Why you should support My Ride to Vote

My Ride to Vote is funding free roundtrip rides to the polls for the runoff election in Georgia's Sixth Congressional District. We need your help.

My Ride to Vote believes that all citizens should be able to participate in the political process. Our mission is to provide rides to the polls on Election Day to traditionally underrepresented voters who wouldn't be able to vote without a ride. These voters are the voices who have been systematically silenced in Georgia and in the halls of power.

We've partnered with Planned Parenthood Action, New Georgia Project, Progressive Turnout Project, Spread the Vote, House Majority PAC and Voto Latino to spread the word about our rides. We'll be knocking over 100,000 doors in GA-06 to make sure we reach every voter who needs a ride to the polls. Read more about our campaign in the Atlanta Journal-Constitution

The math is simple: $25 = 1 roundtrip ride. By donating $25 or whatever you can, you can ensure that at least one new voter has a voice in Georgia. Election Day is June 20.

Our goal: raise $75,000 to provide rides to the polls for every voter that needs one. Can we count on your support? 

Visit myridetovote.org to learn more.

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Paid for by My Ride to Vote. PO Box 1145, Menlo Park, CA 94026. Not authorized by any candidate or candidate’s committee. Not tax deductible.

Rides provided in the Atlanta, GA metropolitan area. Subject to shared ride car availability. If My Ride to Vote cannot provide a ride, please get to the polls by other means.


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  • Justin Yates endorsed

    “If you haven't called, haven't donated, you can still help by funding rides for people to get to the polls. Last minute effort does help...let's help it get done.”

  • Carolyn Friedman endorsed

    “I support fund rides to the polls because everybody should have the chance to vote.”

  • Jayne Sutton endorsed

    “I am grateful for the opportunity to participate in this historic election in Georgia.”

Jun 20 2017

My Ride to Vote in the Wall Street Journal!

This morning, the Wall Street Journal released a fascinating video highlighting My Ride to Vote's efforts in the GA-06 special election. Click here to view the video in its entirety. 

The polls close in just 5 hours, and it is essential that we fund rides to the polls for anyone who wants or needs one. Please chip in $10 and help us reach another underrepresented voter in the GA-06!

Your efforts will make a serious difference in this important election. 

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Jun 20 2017

We've received over 1000 contributions!

The polls in GA-06 are open, and My Ride to Vote has received over 1000 individual contributions amounting to nearly $69,000.

And it's not to late to contribute. Chip in just $25 before the end of the day and support one round-trip ride to the polls!

Voters across the district are taking our free rides to the polls, and each additional contribution helps us expand our outreach. Pitch in before it's too late!

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Jun 18 2017

One Day Out We've Raised $58,000

We're just 1 day away from the GA-06 special election, and we've raised nearly $58,000 from 800 individual donations. This will allow My Ride to Vote to provide countless rides to the ballot box for voters across Georgia's 6th Congressional District. 

Want to make a difference in this important election? Contribute $25 today and support one free round-trip ride to the polls!

Polls open in less than 48 hours, and time is running out. Chip in now and ensure that everyone who wants to vote can do so in this election. 

Follow My Ride to Vote on Twitter and Facebook to stay updated on our progress.

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Jun 15 2017

Call us if you need a ride!

We know that everyone who wants a ride to the polls may not have access to ride-sharing platforms, such as Uber. No problem!

We are excited to announce that we've created a hotline to answer all inquiries about how to schedule your ride to and from the polls. Just give us a call at (770) 765-7175 and we'll schedule a ride to pick you up from your doorstep and take you to the ballot box!

With Election Day just 5 days away, we are experiencing a growing demand for our rides to the polls. Contribute today so that we can provide rides to anyone who wants or needs one in Georgia's 6th Congressional District!

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Jun 11 2017

We raised $50,000!

We're excited to share that My Ride to Vote has raised more than $50,000 from over 600 separate donations. Together, we are one step closer to raising $100,000 and providing 4,000 rides to the polls in the GA-06 special election. 

Each day, countless voters are taking our round-trip rides to the polls. Will you chip in $25 today and help us meet our growing demand in rides? Your contribution will ensure that everyone who wants to vote can do so on June 20th. 

Follow My Ride to Vote on Twitter and Facebook to stay updated on our progress. With just one week until Election Day, we  need your support today. 

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Jun 7 2017

We are providing rides for Souls to the Polls!

This Saturday, June 10th, My Ride to Vote will be providing free rides for "Souls to the Polls" in Georgia's 6th Congressional District.

"Souls to the Polls" is an opportunity for faith based voters to congregate at one of 8 churches in the district and utilize My Ride to Vote's free transportation to the ballot box. The event has been organized by the Legislative Clergy Council and Pastor Sabrina McKenzie. Several local civic organizations are helping to coordinate this voter mobilization effort, including:

The NAACP, Urban League, My Ride to Vote, United Way, GA Coalition for The People's Agenda, League of Women Voters, The New Georgia Project, Spread the Vote, The National Coalition of 100 Black Women Mecca Chapter, and others.

My Ride to Vote is proud to participate in this important initiative and to offer free rides to the polls for the early vote in the GA-06 special election. Support our efforts to ensure that everyone who wants to can cast their ballot this election!

Follow My Ride to Vote on Twitter and Facebook to stay updated on our progress. 

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Jun 6 2017

Another Major Fundraising Goal Surpassed

We're excited to share that My Ride to Vote has raised $43,000 from more than 500 separate donations. Together, we are one major step closer to raising $100,000 and providing 4,000 rides to the polls in the GA-06 special election. 

We have just two short weeks until Election Day. Will you chip in $25 today and ensure that all members of our community, including low-income and underrepresented voters, can cast their ballots on June 20th? 

Follow My Ride to Vote on Twitter and Facebook to stay updated on our progress. We can't carry out our mission to protect voting rights without your help.


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May 28 2017

My Ride to Vote in the New York Times

My Ride to Vote was mentioned Saturday in a New York Times story about voter registration and "get out the vote" efforts in GA-06. MRTV is partnering with organizations across the district to reach underrepresented voters and ensure every citizen has a ride to the polls. From the article:

The groups know there are minority voters out there to persuade: Census figures from 2015 show that the district is about 30 percent nonwhite. But minorities accounted for only about 17 percent of the April vote, according to an analysis provided by the New Georgia Project.

Nse Ufot, executive director of the New Georgia Project, said her teams were knocking on the doors of hundreds of minority residents’ homes per day, offering free Uber rides to the polls and information on early voting sites.

But their pitch, she said, is not overtly anti-Trump. Ms. Ufot argued that black people, so inured to the reality of discrimination, were just not as frightened as liberal whites by Mr. Trump.

“It’s just not possible to scare black people,” she said, raising the specter of recent police shootings, “when they’re dying at the hands of the state.”

My Ride to Vote's work to protect voting rights is more urgent now than ever. Early voting starts Tuesday. Election Day is less than four weeks away.

Can we count on you to fund a ride to the polls today?

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May 25 2017

My Ride to Vote in The Hill

In an op-ed published today in The Hill, the authors wrote of My Ride to Vote:

Another organization in the midst of the grassroots groundswell is My Ride to Vote, a federal nonpartisan organization that funds free rides to the polls for voters on Election Day. On the ground, My Ride to Vote works with local civic and voter registration organizations to get new voters engaged in the political process.

By implementing a robust in-bound text messaging platform for voter targeting, leveraging relationships at the grassroots level with voter registration organizations, and funding free Uber rides, My Ride to Vote is exploring new channels to both reach and transport new voters to the polls. Ultimately, this collaborative initiative serves to increase political participation in the country’s most underserved areas.

Our work is more important now than ever. Early voting starts 5 days from today.

Can we count on your support? Click here to fund a ride to the polls for a voter who needs one.



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May 24 2017

Atlanta Journal-Constitution Story

My Ride to Vote has been featured in the Atlanta Journal-Constitution! The article highlights our efforts to ensure every voice is heard in GA-06 on Election Day.

From the story: "As of Tuesday afternoon, My Ride to Vote (www.myridetovote.org) had raised more than $33,600 of its $100,000 goal to pay for at least 4,000 rides to the polls."

While this is great news, we still have work to do to reach our goal.  We need your help.

Early voting starts 6 days from now. Can we count on you to bring a new voter to the polls?

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May 21 2017

Our first ad!

My Ride to Vote has produced its first advertisement to publicize free rides to the polls on Election Day! Simply texting "VOTEGA" to 38470 allows riders to automatically upload a promo code and access their free ride!

Will you donate $25 today to help an underserved voter get to the polls in Georgia? Election Day is less than 5 weeks away!

Share the video on our homepage and follow us on Twitter at @myridetovotega for more campaign updates!


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May 17 2017

New Partnership with Georgia Engaged

My Ride to Vote has reached an agreement with Georgia Engaged to ensure that every voice is heard in the Georgia Sixth District special election on June 20.

Georgia Engaged is a leadership consortium that brings together non-profit social welfare organizations to advocate on a variety of issues, such as the environment, civil rights, women's reproductive health, labor, and LGBTQ rights. Georgia Engaged coordinates political activity and get out the vote operations in GA-06 for these organizations.

Under this agreement, My Ride to Vote has promised to offer roundtrip transportation to the polls for the over 30,000 voters contacted by Georgia Engaged, many of whom require a ride to the polls in order to cast their ballot. 

Can you fund a $25 ride to the polls today? Combined with our existing partnerships, My Ride to Vote is able to reach every voter in the district who needs a ride to vote. 

All we need now is your support to fund the rides. 


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May 15 2017

Crucial Fundraising Goal Reached

We're thrilled to announce that My Ride to Vote has raised over $31,000 from more than 200 separate donations. We're well on our way to reaching our goal of raising $100,000 and providing 4,000 rides to the polls for the special election in Georgia's Sixth District.

Can we count on you for $25 - the cost of one roundtrip fare to the polls? Click here to make your contribution now. Election Day is five weeks from tomorrow.

Every dollar you contribute ensures a new voter enters the political process for the first time. And, in an election this critical, every vote counts.

Follow My Ride to Vote on Twitter and Facebook to stay updated on our progress. We can't carry out our mission to protect voting rights without your help.


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Apr 7 2017

Campaign created!

Show your support for this campaign by endorsing it and sharing why!

  • Jan Brandt endorsed

  • Bob Gillan endorsed

  • Ashley Andras Pease endorsed

  • Matt Douglass endorsed

  • Cindy Urman Hamilton endorsed

  • Justin Yates endorsed

    “If you haven't called, haven't donated, you can still help by funding rides for people to get to the polls. Last minute effort does help...let's help it get done.”

  • Gregory Benoit endorsed

  • Rachel Hockett endorsed

  • Nick James endorsed

  • Ruthie Birger endorsed

  • Steve Sample endorsed

  • Carolyn Friedman endorsed

    “I support fund rides to the polls because everybody should have the chance to vote.”

  • Jayne Sutton endorsed

    “I am grateful for the opportunity to participate in this historic election in Georgia.”

  • Daniel O'Neil endorsed

    “Voter Suppression is one of the greatest threats to our democracy today.”

  • Katherine Koba endorsed

  • Adrian tullo endorsed

    “JIMMY DORE! Aggressive Progressives TYT Network!”

  • Tom Lynch endorsed

  • John Otoshi endorsed

  • Max Payne endorsed

  • Thomas Hart endorsed

  • Jennifer Williams endorsed

  • Christopher Rathjen endorsed

  • James Cowperthwait endorsed

    “I support Fund Rides to the Polls in Georgia because I want to help turn the tide against Trumpism.”

  • Paul De Zan endorsed

  • Bill Shorr endorsed

  • Patrick Crowley endorsed

  • Sarah Pezoa endorsed

    “I endorse rides to the polls because I know that for many, it is too hard to get to the polls to vote, and if someone--just one someone gets to vote because I helped, then I am happy.”

  • Michael Witbrock endorsed

  • Shelley Wood endorsed

  • Judy Trujillo endorsed

    “Everyone needs to vote!”