Elections and Voting Reform

Citizens Union is a leading advocate for improvements in the voting process as part of its campaign to remove barriers to citizens who wish to cast their ballot and ensure that every vote counts. CU advocates for comprehensive campaign finance reform, Election Day voter registration, secure voting machines, poll worker recruitment and training, restructuring of the State Board of Elections, and reforming the way in which elected official vacancies are filled. Through these efforts and others to make elections in New York more accountable, transparent and secure, Citizens Union continues its efforts to make lasting improvements to the way voters cast their ballots and sweeping changes to the operations of elections in New York.