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 […]
Time to fix a broken system – check out Spectrum TV’s coverage of Unite NY’s coalition call for reform! https://spectrumlocalnews.com/nys/watertown/ny-state-of-politics/2021/08/31/hochul-urged-to-embrace-ethics-and-reform-platform
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 […]
Did you catch Unite NY Founder Martin Babinec on Capital Tonight with Susan Arbetter? Check it out here, as he talks about Ranked Choice Voting, establishing a new ballot line, and a whole bunch more!
On November 5, 2019, New York City voters passed Ranked Choice Voting (RCV) by a 3 to 1 margin for mayoral and city elections. As New Yorkers prepare to vote in local primaries on June 22, they have no less enthusiasm for the new process. Only a fraction – one in five — disapprove of […]
Many of us are sick and tired of the hyper-partisanship that has become the default in politics. Back room deals, rule by executive order, and legislative gridlock are now the hallmarks of government across America. Nowhere is this more prevalent than in our own New York State. The two major political parties play the game […]
Launched earlier in April, the UJP’s new initiative – Unite NY – is already making significant strides and attracting media attention. This bold new initiative seeks to embrace the moderate voters left behind by both major parties, by offering a path for nonpartisan, common sense politics. Unite NY will focus efforts on policies and leaders […]
Great story about the new UJP leadership team. We’ve got a great team in place to build significant momentum in 2021. From last week’s press release, today’s Daily Gazette has this to say about our team. You can review the impressive background of each member of our leadership team here.
UJP Announces the Upstate Jobs Caucus in Legislature to focus on common sense, bipartisan solutions to problems facing Upstate New York Albany, NY – The Upstate Jobs Party (UJP) today announced the creation of the new bipartisan Upstate Jobs Caucus in the New York State legislature. This new caucus includes Republicans and Democrats alike, uniting […]