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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 […]

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/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 […]

In The News

Unite NY Reacts to Connecticut’s Move to Enable Ranked Choice Voting

Unite NY Executive Director Tim Dunn issued the following statement in response to Connecticut Governor LaMont forming a working group to enable RCV: “Today, Connecticut Governor Lamont took an important step in combatting voter apathy by establishing a working group to explore the best way to bring rank choice voting to all forms of elections […]

UNY in the Buffalo News: Voters deserve term-limited politicians

Did you catch our recent OpEd in the Buffalo News? Check it out here or below. Just last month, New York held its presidential primary. You’re forgiven if you didn’t know it. Unless you’re a die hard voter, you probably joined more than 95% of eligible voters who skipped it. Low turnout is nothing new […]

UNY in the News – Newsday OpEd

Did you catch our recent Editorial in Newsday? It’s time for Term Limits in New York to root out corruption and return our government to the hands of the voters! Check it out here: Read the full content here: By Timothy Dunn Guest essay April 8, 2024 It seems that every time we go to […]