Our Team

Our Mission

Ranked Choice NY is a nonpartisan, nonprofit organization dedicated to educating New Yorkers about electoral reforms and Ranked Choice Voting.

Board of Directors

Nick Stabile, Chair, is an experienced attorney who has worked on election reform and voting rights across government, political campaigns, and private practice. He designed and drafted the bill to bring Ranked Choice Voting to New York City, as Counsel to the New York City 2019 Charter Revision Commission. He previously served as Chief of Staff & Counsel to a New York State Senator. And he has led voter protection teams for political campaigns and nonpartisan organizations.

Nick is a member of the Advisory Board of Rank the Vote. He holds a J.D. from the Northwestern University School of Law, where he was a member of the Law Review, and a B.A. from Emory University. He lives with his wife in New York City, and is admitted to practice law in New York.

Becca Bailey, a lifelong upstate New Yorker, is passionate in her search for solutions to voter apathy. She is a licensed Certified Public Accountant (CPA) with experience in risk management and internal controls. Ms. Bailey has volunteered with various political campaigns. She currently serves on the University at Buffalo Child Care Center board of directors.

Further, as an alumni of the Heart of NY program, she volunteers with them regularly to train youth leadership. She holds a BBA/MBA degrees in Accounting from Niagara University and is a registered Republican voter.

Dave Heller has been a Ranked Choice Voting advocate since 2000. He worked on the 2002 RCV campaign in San Francisco and was the campaign coordinator for the 2004 campaign in Berkeley, California, which won with more than 72% of the vote. He was elected as a Board Member of Californians for Electoral Reform (www.CfER.org).

He recently moved back to his home in Dutchess County and is ready to bring election reform to New York State. He has a degree in Physics from Bard College and is a registered Green Party voter.

TJ Magno has experience in both local and statewide government. He has made it his goal to bring fairness and equality to our political processes. TJ has volunteered on campaigns ranging from school board to the presidency and has also worked in the fields of digital marketing and entrepreneurship.

TJ holds a B.S. in Business & Technology from Stevens Institute of Technology where he was a Senator in the Student Government Association and the founder of Castle Point Politics, a nonpartisan student club focused on voter registration. He also holds an MBA from Molloy College. TJ lives in the Village of Malverne on Long Island and is a registered independent voter.

Julia Muench is an advocate for a sustainable future. Her background includes hiking the Appalachian Trail, knocking on doors for sustainable energy policy in Colorado, and teaching biology in rural Kenya with the US Peace Corps. After witnessing the impact climate change is having on equatorial nations, Julia decided it was necessary to turn to law, rather than science, to fight for sustainable policies in the United States. Julia earned her J.D. at Vermont Law School, and is currently an associate attorney with Super Law Group, a public-interest firm focused on Clean Water Act enforcement.

As part of her environmental advocacy, Julia has been an active volunteer for election and voter reform to root out corruption in politics. She first knocked on doors for RCV in 2010, and has been active in multiple organizations and political campaigns supporting such reforms ever since. Julia grew up in Nassau County and earned her B.S. in Natural Resources Management at SUNY ESF in Onondaga County. She currently lives in Brooklyn and is a registered Democrat.