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RepresentUs NY is the NYC Chapter of RepresentUs, the nation’s largest grassroots, nonpartisan anti-corruption organization.

For too long, political power has been concentrated in the hands of a few wealthy individuals and special interests. We fight back by passing tough anti-corruption laws in cities and states across America.

Our all-volunteer chapter has been a part of numerous major anti-corruption victories in New York City and State, including:

  • Our #FixNYDemocracy campaign got nearly 50 candidates for the New York State legislature to pledge to enact certain pro-democracy reforms upon winning office.
  • Passage of Int. 732-B, which allows candidates for office in NYC to receive up to 89% of their campaign funds from the city. By making calls and showing support, we helped persuade more than half of the City Council to sponsor and eventually pass the bill.
  • Question 1 of 2018, which raised the amount of public funds candidates can receive during campaigns. We helped get out the vote and drum up support. The initiative passed with 80% of the vote.
  • Question 1 of 2019, which brought ranked choice voting to all primary and special elections in NYC.

And there’s more to come! Please sign up for our mailing list to receive updates on upcoming meetings and opportunities.

 

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