Releases and Blog

Unite NY Calls for Changes to Ballot Access Requirements to Give Voters a Greater Voice

With the Court of Appeals Throwing Out Partisan and Unconstitutional District Lines, 2022 Election is in Disarray; NYS Should Not Compound This by Disenfranchising Independent Voters Albany, NY – In the wake of the historic Court of Appeals ruling that threw out the partisan and unconstitutionally gerrymandered New York State Senate and Congressional district lines, […]

Unite NY Announces Support for Legislative Candidates

Organization Will Circulate Independent Petitions to Secure Spon on Ballot for Both Gubernatorial and Legislative Candidates that have called for Systemic Reform Albany, NY – Unite NY announced the organization will support the campaigns of a half dozen like-minded reform-focused candidates around the State. Unite NY is committed to creating a statewide ballot line this […]

In The News

UNY in the News: Seven Independent Bodies Seek Ballot Status

The Yonkers Times recently outlined the effort Unite NY and others have undertaken seeking ballot status in New York. New York State has one of the more restrictive and exclusionary ballot access thresholds in the nation, requiring more than 45,000 signatures – roughly the population of the city of Binghamton – to get a candidate […]

UNY in Forbes: ‘We’re Not Happy’

This week the ongoing collaboration between Unite NY and John Zogby Strategies was featured once again in Forbes, with a great column from John Zogby himself, review the insights gleaned from the Voter Empowerment Index. His analysis? NY Voters are not happy and want reform! Read more here.

UNY in the News: Forbes Coverage of VEI

As the June primary looms large in the coming weeks, the latest edition of the Voter Empowerment Index saw coverage in Forbes, with this piece by John Zogby.