Democrat O’Rourke unveils voting rights plan to get 35 million more to the polls

Democrat O'Rourke unveils voting rights plan to get 35 million more to the pollsO’Rourke, a former congressman from Texas, a state with tough voter ID laws that critics say disproportionately affect the ability of minorities to vote, 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 candidates vying to take on Republican President Donald Trump in next year’s election are embracing voting rights as an issue.

 

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