The wealthy are rushing home in private jets to vote in the election

  • Forget the absentee ballot: some wealthy voters are chartering private flights to get to the polls on Election Day.
  • Private jet charter company evoJets told Business Insider that at least four customers have booked flights specifically to vote, and all of those are headed to swing states.
  • New York City-based helicopter firm Blade says more flyers than usual made their way to the Hamptons, Hudson Valley, and Connecticut on Friday and Monday, bucking the usual weekend getaway.
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Some voters are finding themselves waiting in line for hours to cast their ballots. Others will arrive by private jet this Election Day.

Across the country, the wealthy are shunning the absentee ballot and turning to private aircraft to make it home before the polls close to ensure their votes are counted in the 2020 presidential election.

Private aviation firms are reporting a new trend in

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