Beto Announces Voting Rights Plan
On Wednesday, Democratic presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke issued an ambitious plan to revamp the U.S. voting system.
The plan would crack down on voter suppression and getting an additional 35 million people to the ballot box by the 2024 elections.
O'Rourke said his proposal would also allow the registration of an additional 50 million U.S. voters.
O’Rourke’s plan comes as many in the huge field of 24 Democratic 2020 candidates are embracing voting rights as an issue.
A key part of O’Rourke’s plan would be to set term limits for politicians.
O’Rourke’s goal is to raise national voter turnout to 65 percent by 2024.