Andrew Yang is a POTUS1 candidate. Scroll down for his detailed policy positions.
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A+: comprehensive democracy plan with impressive public financing plan, promise to fix democracy first
A: comprehensive democracy plan with a strong policy in each category
B: notable proposals but overall plan lacks depth regarding scope and/or implementation
C: few democracy reform proposals, campaign makes infrequent mentions of reform
D: no meaningful democracy plan
F: active opponent of democracy
Candidate Policy Positions
- Statehood for D.C. and Puerto Rico
- End gerrymandering with independent redistricting commissions
- Promote the use of the efficiency gap to measure partisan gerrymandering when evaluating and drawing district maps
- Proportional allocation of Electoral College votes
- Automatic voter registration
- Ranked-choice voting
- Make Election Day a holiday
- Lower the voting age to 16
- Public financing of elections: provide every eligible American voter with $100 Democracy Dollars for each federal election cycle, a voucher that they can use to support candidates of their choosing
- Overturn Citizens United
Yang has pledged to fix democracy first.
Overall, his ideas for democracy reform are impressive—particularly his “democracy dollars” proposal for public financing.
Click here to see his full democracy reform platform.
Here are some policies he could adopt to improve his platform:
- A full end to felon disenfranchisement
- Same-day voter registration
- Repeal discriminatory voter ID laws and other voter suppression policies
If you want to see Andrew Yang embrace these policies, check the bottom of the page for his staffers’ contact information.
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