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NYers Told to #NoshTheVote

Some inalienable rights with that falafel?

In what we think is a first-ever pairing of voting rights and food, the City of New York this week launched a campaign enlisting food trucks and street carts to distribute voter-registration forms.

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#NoshtheVote was created in partnership with the Urban Justice Center’s Street Vendor Project. Friday October 14 is the last day for voter registration.

Participating #NoshTheVote vendors ranged from Fauzia’s Heavenly Delights in the Bronx to Patacon Pisao in Washington Heights down to Aly, a Halal food truck on Staten Island.

Bonus: We love that New Yorkers automatically get what “nosh” means.

Michael Kaminer is a contributing editor at the Forward.

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