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woman casts her votes the Called to Freedom Fellowship Church polling location on Election Day on November 6, 2018 in Cambridge, Ohio.

An Ohio city made Election Day a paid day off by swapping it with a controversial holiday

The city manager told NPR the city can "think globally but act locally."
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell

McConnell accuses Democrats of a ‘power grab’ over bill trying to make Election Day a federal holiday

McConnell decried the bill, introduced by House Democrats earlier this month, as the "Democrat Politician Protection Act."

The top trending Google search on Election Day was ‘dónde votar’ as historic Latino voter turnout is expected for midterms

Google Trends said Tuesday morning that the top trending search in the US was "dónde votar," Spanish for "where to vote."
Guemmy Kim, product manager of Google's Account Security Team

How security engineers at Google have been protecting politicians during election season

During election season, politicians and campaigns are especially vulnerable to hacking and spear phishing. Here's are some security tips from Google.
George R.R. Martin, Lena Dunham, and Thomas Middleditch in the video.

HBO rounded up its stars — from ‘Game of Thrones’ to ‘Silicon Valley’ — in a get out the vote video

The cable network pulled together stars from "Westworld," "Insecure," "Divorce," and more to urge people to vote in the 2018 midterm election.

Google revamped its homepage for Election Day to show you where to vote

Tuesday's Google Doodle is a reminder to vote in the 2018 midterm elections.

In New York, California, Texas, and 27 other states you can take time off from work to vote — here’s the full list

The majority of US states have time-off-to-vote laws, also referred to as voter-leave laws, that allow you to come in late or leave work early vote.
Voters cast ballots during the early voting period in Atlanta, Georgia on October 18, 2018.

Uber, Lyft and more are offering discounted rides to the polls for election day — here’s how to cash in

At least three major mobility companies want to make it even easier for you to go vote. Here's how to take advantage of free and discounted rides.
Shake Shack is offering free fries with an "I Voted" sticker or the code "ivoted."

These chains are offering freebies and deals on Election Day

Midterm elections are happening on November 6, and many brands are offering freebies and deals.
Would you be more likely to vote if Election Day were a national holiday?

Election Day isn’t a national holiday in the US, but some think it should be

Making Election Day a national holiday could make people more likely to vote.