High School Activist Uses the Long Lines for Popeye's Chicken Sandwich to Register Voters

news.yahoo.com | 8/27/2019 | Staff
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While the viral debate over whether or not Popeye’s has the best chicken sandwich is still raging online, a high school activist is using the long lines at the fast food chain for good.

David Ledbetter, a high school senior in Charlotte, North Carolina, used the long lines at Popeye’s this weekend to remind people to vote, going so far as to hand out sample ballots and voter registration forms outside of his local Popeye’s.

Interview - CNN - Ledbetter - Chicken - Sandwich

In an interview with CNN, Ledbetter explained that he saw the chicken sandwich wars as a way to engage people to do their civic duty.

“We were seeing how long the lines were [at Popeyes] and figured we would try to go get individuals to vote,” he said. “I was just hoping that the individuals would register...
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