Entries by Unite NY

Governor’s Race – Government Reform Taking Center Stage

Unite NY has been diligently advocating to any candidates for Governor willing to listen the importance of pro-democracy reforms like Open Primaries as tools to fix this broken system. That’s why we were excited to see Larry Sharpe formally announce his candidacy this week. Larry has been a strong supporter of Unite NY’s efforts to […]

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Unite NY in the News: Poll finds one third of New Yorkers frustrated enough with political system to consider moving

Our Voter Empowerment Index was launched yesterday and the media is already taking notice. Check out this piece from Spectrum News: More than one-third of New York voters are frustrated enough with the state’s politics they are considering moving out of the state, a poll released Tuesday by the non-partisan organization Unite NY.  The poll, […]

Unite New York Endorses Ben Walsh for Mayor of Syracuse

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 […]

Unite New York Endorses Scott Steve for Mayor of the City of Cortland

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 in Legislative Gazette on Reform

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!

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A Win for Democracy in Buffalo

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 […]

Unite NY and Larry Sharpe Talk RCV and Open Primaries

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.