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Election 2012: Deals, Discounts and Watch Parties

A guide to election-themed goods and specials on Nov. 6 (some of them are free!). Looking for a nearby watch party? Patch has those, too.

Are you participating in the democratic process on Tuesday? Don't forget to take a moment and reward yourself for your patriotism. Several St. Louis organizations and businesses--as well as national chains--are offering up presidential food, discounts, or a place for you to watch the results roll in. 

Are we missing something? Shoot an email to maggie.rotermund@patch.com and we'll get the new information added to this article. (You can also add it to the comments below.)

University City Deals

  • Tuesday is the last day to purchase Obama or Romney-themed root beer at Fitz’s Bottling Company.
  • Anyone wearing their 'I Voted' sticker can get their purchase tax-free at Vintage Vinyl.
  • V. Vegaz Style — Come in with your 'I Voted' sticker and get 10 percent off.
  • Tutti Frutti — From noon-8 p.m., all sales at Tutti Frutti will benefit Flynn Park Elementary School. Flynn Park will receive a donation from each sale. Any customer can contribute— totals are based on receipts left in the jar at the register.

Food and drink fun

  • Sunset Hills café Wired Coffee is offering Barack Obama or Mitt Romney sugar cookies to customers who have a sweet tooth—and steadfast political views.
  • Joujin’ Spirits With Style, 7321 S Lindbergh Blvd., is offering buy one, get one free for your first two drinks if you show them your “I voted” sticker.
  • 7-Eleven has been selling presidential coffee cups for more than a month. See how Obama and Romney are faring across the country.
  • White Castle isn’t as concerned about your presidential vote as they are about whether you prefer their sweet potato or crinkle French fries. Place a vote on Facebook and they’ll award you with fries!

Other cool stuff

  • Customers of Urban Outfitters can stop the store to score a 20 percent discount if they present their “I voted” sticker, according to a report from L.A. Times. St. Louis residents can redeem this offer at the St. Louis Galleria.
  • Groupon has a bevy of online election deals currently available for redemption, including online bartending classes and political magazine subscriptions.
  • Souls to the Polls will be offering transportation to polling places. Call them at 314-480-6233 for more information.

Watch parties and related activities

  • On Monday evening the St. Louis Police Department choir will perform at an election day prayer vigil at Central Baptist Church, 2842 Washington Ave., at 7 p.m. The event is sponsored by Souls to the Polls.
  • Governor Jay Nixon, Attorney General Chris Koster, and Treasurer Clint Zweifel are hosting their election night watch party at The Pageant.
  • The Coliseum Music Lounge, 2619 Washington Ave. in St. Louis, invites customers to stop by right after work for their watch party.

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