Just last month, Unite NY commissioned a poll by John Zogby Strategies to review voter sentiment on Open Primaries and political reform. That poll found overwhelming numbers of New Yorkers are ready to support open primaries, ending a long tradition of “party only” voters in primaries and the findings in that poll were featured in […]
Unite NY today announced the entity has endorsed Ben Walsh in his campaign to be reelected Mayor of the City of Syracuse. Unite NY is the new political home for New York State voters seeking common sense solutions to the state’s most pressing problems. Unite NY Founder Martin Babinec said, “Since the launch of Unite […]
Cortland, NY – Unite NY announced the entity has endorsed Scott Steve for Mayor of the City of Cortland. Unite NY is the new political home for New York State voters seeking common sense solutions to the state’s most pressing problems and Steve is running for mayor on the Unite NY, Republican, and Conservative lines. Unite NY Founder […]
Unite NY’s recent call to Governor Hochul to seek real reform caught the attention of the Legislative Gazette, the news publication of the New York State Capitol. Read more here on how we’re working with partners to try to fix a broken system!
Last week something remarkable happened, with two separate court rulings netting a significant victory for everyone who believes ballot access is fundamental to a well-functioning democracy. This happened when judges in separate proceedings in state and federal courts both ordered the Erie County Board of Elections to put Buffalo Mayor Byron Brown’s name on an […]
Did you catch our Executive Director Tim Dunn and former Libertarian Gubernatorial Candidate Larry Sharpe on WLEA radio today? Check out their segment discussing Ranked Choice Voting, Open Primaries, a broken system, and how much the NY Yankees and Boards of Elections stink by clicking here.
Did you miss Executive Director Tim Dunn talking this morning with Dave Allen in Syracuse? They chatted about why it’s so important for New York to open the Primary process to engage the 3.5 million New Yorkers who have no voice in the system. Tim said it best – when fewer people are casting votes […]
Minuscule Primary Voter Turnout Demonstrates a Glaring Need for Democracy to Be Open to all Voters Albany, NY – Abysmal voter turnout in last week’s primary elections clearly demonstrates the need for election reform and Unite NY has been joined by entrepreneur and 2018 Libertarian candidate for Governor Larry Sharpe in calling on both the Democratic and Republican […]
While New York has many political problems, one gaping issue in front of both Parties is the fact that we have a closed primary system. That means that in order to vote in a Party Primary, you must be an enrolled member of that Party. Most New Yorkers think, “of course you do! Where in […]