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Uber and Lyft’s Big Election Payday, by the Numbers

Gig platforms in California won’t have to treat their workers as employees

$13 billion: Approx. how much Uber and Lyft’s market cap increased yesterday after Californians voted to approve Prop 22.
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$13 billion: That’s how much Uber and Lyft gained in combined market value on the stock market after Californians voted to approve Prop 22 on Tuesday, allowing them to reclassify their drivers as…