Unite NY Jobs and Economic Policy Forum

Join an impressive group of Central New York Leaders for a Policy Forum in Syracuse on Wednesday July 14! Unite NY will be joined by Onondaga County Executive Ryan McMahon, Syracuse Mayor Ben Walsh, and State Assemblyman Al Stirpe for a policy forum on the economy and jobs at OneGroup Financial from 7:45am until 9am. […]

Unite NY Calls for Open Primaries in New York State

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 […]

As New Yorkers Prepare To Elect A New Mayor, A New Poll Shows That They Love Ranked Choice Voting

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 […]

The Party Problem

Looking at the political landscape in New York’s largest cities, it is fair to say, most people are left out of the political process and only a fraction of New York voters are making our state’s political decisions.   In our large cities, the winners of sometimes competitive Democratic primaries coast to victory with almost […]

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.

Unite NY on Dave Allen Show Talking Open Primaries!

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 […]

The Primary Problem

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 […]

Unite NY on Capital Tonight!

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!

Unite NY/Zogby Strategies Poll Finds Broad Bipartisan Support for Ranked Choice Voting

Vast Majority Embrace Ranked Choice voting to Put People Back in Charge Albany, NY – A new poll commissioned by Unite NY found Ranked Choice Voting (RCV), an important election reform, to have wide and deep bipartisan support among New York City Voters, with 75 percent saying they agree with having up to five candidates […]

Unite NY Launches Campaign to Educate Voters on Ranked Choice Voting

The Effort Provides Voters with More Information on the Process that Makes Voting More Inclusive Albany, NY – Unite NY, the new political home for independent and moderate voters launched last month, today announced it has launched a digital advertising campaign to help provide New York City voters with more information on Ranked Choice Voting […]