Unite NY Poll Featured in Forbes Magazine

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 […]

Why I Fight to Unite

This country is desperately looking for an outlet or an escape hatch from the current vice grip of our failed two-party system, run by Democrat and Republican leadership that have completely lost their way. They clearly do not care for the American people or this sad state of affairs that we find ourselves in, as […]

The System Is Rigged…But It Doesn’t Have To Be

I recently had the opportunity to join Keeler in the Morning for a lively discussion on the problems posed by party primaries in New York and the benefits to opening up the political process to allow unaffiliated voters to participate.  I advocated opening up the primary process, as is done in 41 other states, could […]

Overwhelming Majority of NYS Voters Say Open Primaries Will Bring Needed Change to Failing Political System

A new poll by John Zogby Strategies reveals that overwhelming numbers of New Yorkers are ready to support open primaries, ending a long tradition of “party only” voters in primaries. The poll of 1,505 likely voters statewide was commissioned by the new non-partisan reform organization Unite NY, and was conducted by John Zogby Strategies on […]

WKTV Coverage: Zogby Talks Open Primaries

Unite NY was thrilled to welcome John and Jeremy Zogby to the Rock City Centre in Little Falls on Wednesday night for a sold out event, where attendees learned about Open Primaries and voter attitudes towards such reform. It was an incredible and exciting event that was featured on NewsChannel2 (WKTV) recently. Check it out […]

Unite NY on Capital Tonight – Let’s empower independent voters, not bosses

Did you see Unite NY’s founder Martin Babinec on Capital Tonight? We were thrilled to have Nick Reisman interview Martin based on last week’s press release. Right now, there are 3.5 million New Yorkers not affiliated with a party, but those same voters are shut out of primaries. Many think that New York’ system of […]

Big Wins at the Ballot Box Uniting NY

Since the beginning of the year, Unite NY has beat the drum that New Yorkers are tired of a broken system, and seek a better government that treats all fairly and without bias.  We shared stories about why an honest and open government is a necessity for our free.  Apparently, New Yorkers agreed, as Unite […]

UNY Presents John Zogby – An Evening Discussing Voter Attitudes Towards Reform

For far too long, New York’s political system has been a clear example of all that’s wrong with politics.  Party bosses, special interests, dirty money, and lobbyists call the shots and the result is one of the least transparent, least ethical, and least effective governing structures in the US. Less than 30 percent of general […]

New York State Election Results Reaffirm the Need for Open Primaries

Wins by Independent Candidates Combined with Low Voter Participation Prove More Access is Needed to Return Power to the People Albany, NY – Last week’s election results, featuring wins from two Unite NY backed candidates reaffirms the need for New York to enact significant election reforms to reengage voters and put people, not party politics, at the forefront […]

Why I fight to Unite

For most of my adult life, I have watched the political world around me crumble. Partisanship has driven wedges between my friends, family, and neighbors.  Many of my state’s leaders have resigned or been imprisoned due to corruption. Debt levels have risen to extraordinary and unsustainable levels.  Education has fallen by almost every metric. Our […]