Election 2019: Free rides preserve freedom to vote

KILMARNOCK—Free rides are available to all residents of the Middle Peninsula and Northern Neck who want to vote on Election Day, November 5. The deadline to reserve a complimentary round trip to the polling place is November 1, 2019.

“As a wonderful community service, Bay Transit again is offering absolutely no charge rides to anyone who wants to vote,” said Catherine Bennett, a member of the League of Women Voters of Virginia. “For residents of Lancaster or Northumberland counties, call Bay Transit at 250-2011 to reserve your trip to vote at your polling place.”

Bay Transit operates from 6 a.m.-6 p.m.

“On Election Day, you must vote at your designated voting place for your vote to be counted,” said Bennett.

Those who are unsure where their voting place is are urged to contact the registrar…