Releases and Blog

Unite NY Announces New Plan to Build Stronger Democracy Through More Voices and More Choices

Independent Organization Transitions to Membership Model Focused on Research, Partnership, Education and Advocacy Albany, NY – In order to bring more democracy to more people, Unite NY, an organization focused on bringing together moderate and middle-of-the-road New Yorkers frustrated by the state’s broken, hyper-partisan political system, has announced a change in strategic direction. Beginning in […]

Partisan Politics Doesn’t Work…But the Nonpartisan Movement is Growing

Image courtesy the Wall St. Journal When Unite NY launched less than two short years ago, it was clear New York was, and is, operating with a broken partisan political system. Our state is governed by a two-party duopoly controlled by a small handful of partisan leaders catering to large donors that puts party power […]

Hochul’s Narrow Victory Highlights a Miss for Independent Voters

The Governor Failed to Secure the Support of Many who Want Reform Albany, NY – This week, Governor Kathy Hochul was narrowly elected Governor of the State of New York when, for the first time since 1946, New Yorkers only had two candidates to choose from on the ballot. The Governor barely defeated Congressman Lee Zeldin, as […]

In The News

UNY in the News: Unite NY Discusses Reform on Talk of The Town

Executive Director Tim Dunn caught up with Rocco and Mark to talk reform, a new focus, and the upcoming Drinks and Democracy event in Utica. Have a listen!

UNY in the News: Rochester Beacon on UNY’s New Focus

Our friends in Rochester have a great resource in the Rochester Beacon. They caught up with our team recently to learn more about UNY’s new direction and bringing our Drinks and Democracy event to Rochester! Learn more here.

UNY in the News: Unite on WGY Talking Reform, a New Direction, and Drinks and Democracy

Did you catch our Executive Director Tim Dunn on WGY Mornings with Doug Goudie? They talked reform, a broken system, drinks, and even Hamilton! Listen along here.