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Upstate Jobs Party In the News

Here’s a collection of Upstate Jobs Party news coverage. It includes print, online and broadcast television segments on the Upstate Jobs Party movement. Want updates sent to your inbox? Sign up for our newsletter! 

Capitol Pressroom: Supporting candidates down ballot

By WCNY In 2016, the Upstate Jobs Party was formed to give a platform to congressional candidate and businessman Martin Babinec. In this cycle, the Party isn’t putting up a gubernatorial candidate but instead supporting candidates down ballot. Timothy Dunn, Communications Director for the Upstate Jobs Party, explained the party’s [...]

State of Politics: Upstate Jobs Party Endorses Wofford

By State of Politics Republican attorney general candidate Keith Wofford on Thursday was endorsed by the Upstate Jobs Party, a ballot line created in 2016. The group is led by businessman Martin Babinec, who ran on the ballot for the 22nd congressional district two years ago. Babinec has been backing [...]

NY business groups renew support of Antonacci in state Senate race

By Robert Harding | Auburnpub.com Ahead of Election Day, business groups reiterated their support of Bob Antonacci in the 50th Senate District race. Antonacci, a Republican, held a press conference Monday at OneGroup in Syracuse with leaders of several New York-based business groups. His supporters include the Upstate Jobs Party, [...]

Spectrum News: Upstate Jobs Party’s 2018 Strategy

Entrepreneur and venture catalyst Martin Babinec interviews with Spectrum News on Upstate Jobs Party's 2018 Strategy By Capital Tonight Staff | Spectrum News Buffalo Gubernatorial election years are key to a political party's survival in New York. If the candidate for governor running on their line gets 50 thousand votes, [...]

AuburnPub.com: Eye on NY Podcast

Interview with Upstate Jobs Party Founder Martin Babinec By: Robert Harding | auburnpub.com Today on the Eye on NY podcast: • An interview with Martin Babinec, founder of the Upstate Jobs Party. Babinec is an entrepreneur who ran for Congress in 2016. When he ran for Congress, he launched the [...]

Auburn Pub: Antonacci keeps Upstate Jobs ballot line in NY Senate race

By Robert Harding | auburnpub.com Bob Antonacci will appear on an independent ballot line in the 50th Senate District race after petitions he filed last month survived a challenge from a central New York Democrat. The state Board of Elections determined Wednesday that Antonacci, a Republican, has enough valid signatures to [...]

WKTV: Republican Candidate for NY Governor Talks Job Creation in Little Falls

By: WKTV News Republican Gubernatorial candidate Marc Molinaro visited Little Falls on Friday afternoon to talk job creation at the home of former Congressional candidate and entrepreneur Martin Babinec in Little Falls. Molinaro currently serves as Dutchess County Executive. When asked about what he would do for upstate if he’s [...]

Forbes: Election Day 2017’s Other Big Story

By John Zogby, Forbes Contributor Syracuse has long been a test market for consumers. Central Upstate New York, demographics that are representative, a big university, lots of hardworking people, and thousands of refugees. Because of its history, composition, and status as a bellwether for this country, what happened on November 6, [...]

Capital Tonight: Future of Upstate Jobs Party

By Capital Tonight Staff Last year, the Upstate Jobs Party was created by Martin Babinec during his run for the 22nd Congressional District. Today, the party he created is still in use. It's one of the party lines Syracuse mayoral candidate Ben Walsh is running on. Now Babinec is working [...]

Syracuse.com: Ben Walsh will be on the Upstate Jobs line in November

By Chris Baker | Syracuse.com With 2,439 signatures, Walsh creates new line on Syracuse mayoral ballot SYRACUSE, N.Y. -- The man whose path to the ballot once seemed most unclear will now be on there twice. Ben Walsh secured a second line on the Syracuse mayoral ballot Tuesday, submitting 2,439 petition signatures [...]

Syracuse.com: Ben Walsh leads fundraising for Syracuse mayoral race with a quarter-million dollars

By Chris Baker | Syracuse.com SYRACUSE, N.Y. -- Ben Walsh has collected more than a quarter-million dollars in his attempt to win City Hall in November. Walsh, an independent candidate for Syracuse mayor, has far out-paced his opponents in fundraising, collecting large sums from downtown developers, among others. He's raised $253,000 so far from more [...]

Syracuse.com: Ben Walsh gains two-party support in drive to be Syracuse’s 1st independent mayor

By Chris Baker | Syracuse.com SYRACUSE, N.Y. -- Ben Walsh is gaining momentum in his bid to become the first independent mayor in Syracuse history not affiliated with a political party. Walsh is a rarity: A politically viable, unaffiliated candidate in a major American city. He's raised far more money than all [...]

Syracuse.com: UJP backs Ben Walsh’s bid for Syracuse mayor

By Chris Baker | Syracuse.com Photo: Syracuse mayoral candidate Ben Walsh speaks at a press conference at Rapid Response Monitoring on West Division Street, Monday, July 10, 2017. (Chris Baker | cbaker@syracuse.com) SYRACUSE, N.Y. -- Ben Walsh's path to the ballot took another turn Monday as he found a backer [...]

WUTR: Catching Up with Martin Babinec

By Grace Fernandez | WUTR ABC Still On a Mission to Create Jobs Yesterday we touched on some of his reflections regarding the campaign running as an independent, but he tells me the campaign wasn't a complete loss as it helped spread his message on creating jobs. "We've run a [...]

Upstate Capital Tonight: CEO Survey Reveals Opportunity; Job Creators

Martin Babinec, Upstate Jobs Party leader and Chairman of Upstate Venture Connect joins Liz Benjamin on Capital Tonight to discuss his commitment to supporting job creators in Upstate New York. 2016 Upstate Venture CEO Report Backs Babinec's Assertions on Job Creation - Through the support of his nonprofit, Upstate Venture [...]

TWC News: Martin Babinec’s Focus Is All About Jobs

By Bill Keeler of Keeler in the Morning | WIBX News "My goal is to retain our best people instead of watching them move away and we need to do that by creating jobs" - Martin Babinec As an entrepreneur and venture catalyst dedicated to creating a sustainable economy in Upstate [...]

TWC News: Film Crew Takes Closer Look at Outsider Politics

By Melissa Krull | TWC News Time Warner Cable Interviews Martin Babinec and the Film Crew of 'Running Independent' Election season may be over, but some are still taking a closer look at the political process. A film crew followed a former 22nd Congressional District candidate on the campaign trail, [...]

TWC News: Watch 22nd Congressional Debate

By TWC News Web Staff Full Coverage of 22nd Congressional District Debate at Colgate University TWC News Video: The three candidates for the 22nd Congressional District hit the debate stage Thursday — exclusively on Time Warner Cable News. Republican Claudia Tenney, Democrat Kim Myers and independent Martin Babinec had a chance [...]

Capital Tonight: Babinec Secures Upstate Jobs Party Line

By: Capital Tonight Staff Businessman Martin Babinec last week filed more than 10-thousand signatures to form the Upstate Jobs Party line. Watch -> Babinec Creates Upstate Jobs Line in NY-22 This after he failed to make it on the ballot as the Independence Party candidate. He does also have the [...]

State of Politics: NY-22: Babinec Files Petitions for Ballot Line

By: State of Politics Martin Babinec, a businessman who is launching an independent bid for a central New York congressional seat, has filed more than 10,000 signatures with the Board of Elections in order to form the Upstate Jobs Party ballot line, his campaign on Monday announced. “We’ve experienced a [...]

Times Telegram: Babinec files 10,000 signatures for Upstate Jobs Party line

By: Times Telegram LITTLE FALLS — Martin Babinec, an Independent and Reform party candidate, filed more than 10,000 signatures with the state Board of Elections to establish the Upstate Jobs Party line. "We've experienced a groundswell of support from voters across the district who are tired of the same old [...]

WSYR-TV: Newsmakers Interviews Martin Babinec on UNY Jobs Plan

By: Dan Cummings | WSYR-TV Newsmakers Dan’s guest is Martin Babinec, candidate of the Reform Party, who is running for Congress in Central New York’s 22nd District. If Babinec’s apparent write-in victory on primary night holds up, he will be in a three-way race against Republican-Conservative Claudia Tenney and Democrat Kim [...]

State of Politics: Babinec Has Enough Signatures for November Ballot

By: State of Politics Martin Babinec, a businessman running as an independent for the open 22nd congressional district in central New York, announced on Tuesday he had collected the required number of signatures to gain access for his Upstate Jobs Party this November. Babinec is running for the NY22 district [...]

Times Telegram: Upstate Jobs Party Receives Enough Petitions for November

By: Times Telegram LITTLE FALLS — Martin Babinec, independent and Reform Party candidate for Congress, announced Tuesday the Upstate Jobs Party has collected enough signatures to qualify the line for the November ballot. "The Upstate Jobs Party has been met with incredible enthusiasm from voters of all walks of life [...]

State of Politics: NY-22 – Babinec Launches Petition Drive

By: State of Politics Martin Babinec, the central New York businessman who is launching an independent bid for Congress in the 22nd district, announced Tuesday he had started a petition drive to create a new ballot line, the Upstate Jobs Party. The party line will bolster Babinec’s spot on the [...]