Metro L.A. offers free bus, train and bike rides to recall election voting centers

Metro L.A. is offering free rides to polling locations Tuesday for voters who want to cast their ballots in person for the California gubernatorial recall election.

While Metro bus fares have already been waived amid the coronavirus pandemic, fees for train rides will be waived from midnight until 11:50 p.m. Metro’s Bike Share system fees also will be waived, but only for the first 30 minutes, followed by a cost of $1.75 per half-hour, officials said.

The Los Angeles County Department of Public Works County Shuttles, Montebello Bus Lines, Glendora Transportation Division and Pasadena Transit also are offering free rides to polling locations.

Voting centers across California will be open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday for those looking to cast in-person ballots.

In Los Angeles County, completed ballots that were received in the mail can be dropped off at the following locations:

Union Station (East Portal)El Monte Bus Station Mariachi Plaza Station Harbor Freeway Station Wilshire/Vermont Station North Hollywood Station Woodman Station Hollywood/Western Station Norwalk Station Harbor Gateway Transit Center

Additional early-voting drop-off locations can be found on the California secretary of state’s website.

To find a polling center or ballot drop box, or to track the status of a ballot that has already been submitted, visit lavote.net.

UPDATED
Aug. 24, 2021 | 11:22 AM

When is the recall election?

What’s on the ballot?

Who’s running to replace Newsom?

Nearly four dozen candidates including 24 Republicans, 10 with no party preference, nine Democrats, two members of the Green Party and one Libertarian. Here’s what their tax returns say about them.

If a majority of voters say yes, they’d like to recall Newsom, then what happens?

The candidate with the most votes will be tapped to serve out the rest of Newsom’s term — he has about one-and-a-half years left.

Need more information?

Read More

Share this post

Share on facebook
Share on twitter
Share on linkedin
Share on whatsapp
Share on print
Share on email
Share on facebook
Share on twitter
Share on linkedin
Share on whatsapp
Share on print
Share on email