Eligible voters can call 1-855-50-RIDES (1-855-507-4337) or email firstname.lastname@example.org to schedule a ride to and from their precinct polling place. Trained volunteers in specially adapted minivans will pick voters up and drop them off as needed. The vans will roll across the Twin Cities metro area from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Election Day.
Groups participating in the Ride to the Polls program include the Courage Center, Goodwill/Easter Seals, Merrick Inc., and Arc Greater Twin Cities
A Duluth native who just barely lost Virginia's GOP gubernatorial primary said that politicians have not gone far enough in condemning the left for violence during a rally of white nationalists in Charlottesville. "I think that the left is going to try to use this as an excuse to crack down on conservative free speech," said Corey Stewart. "I think they're going to try to use this as an excuse to remove more historical monuments."