Political Parties: Oldfield's and Joe's Offer Free Cocktails to Voters
Though it's technically illegal to bribe citizens to vote, a drink doesn't sound half bad after all of the election duress. (Hey, you'd be craving a stiff one too if you showed up to the polls only to find out you had to vote provisionally due to some flub up!)
According to California law, any business making such an offer should be extending the same offer to every patron, regardless of voter status. But that hasn't stopped countless L.A. establishments from hosting political parties and offering steep discounts for those celebrating their civic duty. Two establishments, Oldfield's and Joe's, are offering free drinks to those who present their "I Voted" stickers to the bartenders today.
Oldfield's Liqour Room in Culver City will be offering a Scotch cocktail to certified voters. And over at Joe's on Abbot Kinney, they'll be offering up three election themed cocktails to citizens who partook in the polls.