Releases and Blog

Unite NY Monthly Index Finds Deep Voter Dissatisfaction, More New Yorkers Ready to Leave

Nearly Half of Voters Say NYS is Headed in the Wrong Direction and Partisan Politics are Worse than Two Years ago, Nearly 40% Planning to Move Out of State, Race for the Republican Nomination for Governor is Wide Open Syracuse, NY – The second edition of Unite NY‘s Voter Empowerment Index (VEI) was rolled out […]

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 […]

Unite NY Poll Finds One in Three New Yorkers are Considering Leaving the State

Conducted by John Zogby Strategies, the Poll Kicks off an Ongoing Index on Voter Sentiment on Pro-Democracy Reform; Finds Hochul with Commanding Lead, Zeldin and Giuliani Neck and Neck Albany, NY – A new poll done by the non-partisan organization Unite NY and John Zogby Strategies revealed the shocking finding that more than one-third of […]

In The News

UNY in the News: Gothamist covers RCV Documentary

New documentary argues ranked-choice voting will boost democracy from Alaska to NYC Could the solution to New York’s notoriously low voter turnout – and even the nation’s hyper-partisan divide – be to change how we all vote? A new documentary playing at Angelika Film Center’s East Village location makes that case. “Majority Rules,” which is […]

UNY in the News: the Brian Lehrer Show

Did you catch the great discussion with Unite NY Executive Director Tim Dunn and Filmmaker AJ Schnack with Brigid Bergin? They covered AJ’s amazing documentary Majority Rules, Ranked Choice Voting in Alaska, NYC and around the US, and even covered the challenges of New York’s closed primary system silencing 3.4 million voters. Have a listen […]

UNY in the News: Capital Tonight Spot on Primary Turnout and Reform

Did you catch our Executive Director Tim Dunn on Capital Tonight? Here he is talking low primary turnout, voter frustration and reforms that could help fix both! Had enough yet? Learn more about how we can improve and strengthen our democracy here or donate to support our efforts.