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Election Day Freebies & Parties!

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Ready to pick up some free election-day goodies? (Ok, so freebies might be against the law, but it's still worth a shot, right?) Or are you looking for a place to party tonight while you watch the results come in? Here's a quick round-up of Election Night specials around town:

  • LAist will be co-hosting a party at the Edison downtown with non-profit Causecast and many others. The event is free but small donations are encouraged.
  • EaterLA has put together an exhaustive list of restaurant freebies and discounts for voters who show their sticker. Pink Taco in Century City is giving out tequila shots and tacos, Starbucks has free cups of coffee, the Daily Grill is doling out free apps and extending happy hour, and all Pitfire Pizza locations have a $12.99 menu and free drinks.
  • Caroline on Crack has the scoop on viewing parties, including Election Night at the Abbey (free drinks for each blue state win!), The Onion's "War For the White House" at the Redwood, and an official Obama gala at the Hyatt Century Plaza Hotel.
  • Metromix LA also has a long list of places to get your vote party on, including a $3 beer night at Barney's Beanery, a mixer at Cinespace, and politically-themed cocktails and appetizers at Hollywood Billiards. Of course, if you're anything like me, you'll be cuddled up on the couch all night long, drinking red wine and crossing your fingers as election results roll in.

    What are your plans for the big night? Are you home-bound or getting ready to celebrate with fellow Angelenos! Let us know!

    Photo of the Edison Downtown by GarySe7en via LAist Featured Photos Flickr Pool.