The group’s official web site shares stats of deliveries and donations, seen right here as of Tuesday morning.
Pizza and voting: Two of life’s best pleasures, lastly collectively as soon as once more.
A gaggle calling itself “Pizza to the Polls” will probably be sending out pizza to a slew of polling areas throughout the nation, within the hopes of creating the lengthy traces a little bit extra palatable.
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“We’re large followers of voting and need to make it straightforward and take a few of the dreariness away,” Pizza to the Polls co-founder Scott Duncombe tells USA Immediately.
Duncombe and his pals really began Pizza to the Polls forward of the 2016 election, throughout which they organized the supply of almost 2,400 pizzas to polling locations throughout 24 states, per the outlet.
Every pizza is funded by donations solicited by the Pizza to the Polls web site, and voters can request meals by taking to social media to share photos of their packed polling locations, after which sharing the hyperlinks at Pizza to the Polls’ official website.
“I got here up with the concept speaking with my pals and my buddy Noah Manger and I constructed the location and obtained it rolling,” Duncombe informed Fox Information of his initiative shortly earlier than Election Day 2016.
“The response [from] of us in line has been nice,” he stated of that 12 months’s preliminary deliveries.
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This 12 months, as of 11 a.m. EST on Tuesday, Pizza to the Polls had already delivered greater than 1,500 pizzas to polling areas in 19 states.
The positioning had additionally raised over $68,000 as of Tuesday morning; any cash not spent on pizza will probably be saved “for future hungry voters and/or marchers.”
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Pizza to the Polls is a non-partisan group, Duncombe informed Fox Information.
“Ain’t nothing partisan about attempting to make voting much less of a drag,” the web site reads.