Tag Archive for: Voter Empowerment

Lesser of Two Evils: Unite NY Offers Top 10 Reasons Why New York Voters Deserve More Voice, More Choices

Pathetic Presidential Primary Voter Turnout Highlights Need to for More Election Reforms This past Tuesday, April 2nd, New York State held its presidential primary but nearly no one showed up – turnout was below 5%. This was the opportunity for New York voters to have their voices heard for their political party’s candidate for the White […]

One Year of Polling Research Conclusively Proves New Yorkers Want Important Governmental Reforms

Term Limits, Citizen Ballot Initiatives, Increased Ballot Access, and Nonpartisan Primaries are Extremely Popular with Voters Albany, NY (November 27, 2023) – Non-partisan Unite New York unveiled its fourth Voter Empowerment Index (VEI) of 2023, and the data is stark, as one year of polling research definitively proves New York voters want government reform initiatives […]

Governor Hochul’s Approval Rating Drops to 33% According to Unite NY Poll

More than 2/3 of Independents, 57% of all Voters, Say New York State on the Wrong Track Albany, NY (October 22, 2023) – A new poll out today from nonpartisan Unite NY shows Governor Hochul’s approval rating dropping from 50% in March to 33% by last month, with two-thirds of independent voters saying the state […]

UNY In the News: VEI on NY1 with Errol Lewis

As a punctuation mark on our recent media coverage of the VEI findings, our Tim Dunn sat down with Errol Lewis of Inside City Hall to talk unaffiliated voters, the VEI, and more. Check it out here.

UNY in the News: VEI on Front Page of NY Post

You know you have a compelling story to tell when it lands on the front page of the NY Post. Check out this coverage of our most recent VEI poll in today’s Post!

UNY in the News: MyLittleFalls.com picking up on VEI 2.0

In case you missed it, our friends at MyLittleFalls.com picked up on our recent VEI 2.0 announcement. Read more here.

Unite NY Announces New Plan to Build Stronger Democracy Through More Voices and More Choices

Independent Organization Transitions to Membership Model Focused on Research, Partnership, Education and Advocacy Albany, NY – In order to bring more democracy to more people, Unite NY, an organization focused on bringing together moderate and middle-of-the-road New Yorkers frustrated by the state’s broken, hyper-partisan political system, has announced a change in strategic direction. Beginning in […]

Partisan Politics Doesn’t Work…But the Nonpartisan Movement is Growing

Image courtesy the Wall St. Journal When Unite NY launched less than two short years ago, it was clear New York was, and is, operating with a broken partisan political system. Our state is governed by a two-party duopoly controlled by a small handful of partisan leaders catering to large donors that puts party power […]

Hochul’s Narrow Victory Highlights a Miss for Independent Voters

The Governor Failed to Secure the Support of Many who Want Reform Albany, NY – This week, Governor Kathy Hochul was narrowly elected Governor of the State of New York when, for the first time since 1946, New Yorkers only had two candidates to choose from on the ballot. The Governor barely defeated Congressman Lee Zeldin, as […]

New Unite NY Poll Shows Giuliani in Lead in GOP Primary; Zeldin Numbers Continue to Fall

Third Consecutive Unite NY/John Zogby Strategies Poll has Giuliani Ahead, Lead now Stretched to 10 Points, Zeldin Numbers Drop for the 4th Poll in a Row Albany, NY – Andrew Giuliani now has a 10-point lead in the GOP race for Governor according to the latest poll from Unite NY and John Zogby Strategies. This […]