Former Texas Congressman and potential 2020 Democratic candidate Beto O’Rourke officially endorsed the end of the Electoral College Monday; saying American democracy is “warped” and “corrupted” by the unique election process.
O’Rourke was speaking at the We The People Summit in Washington when he was asked if he supported the abolishment of the College; an idea widely trumpeted by fellow Democratic challengers.
“Let’s abolish the electoral college,” O’Rourke said. “If we get rid of the Electoral College, we’d get a little closer to one person, one vote.”
“Our democracy…it is warped, it is corrupted right now. It we don’t fix it, it’s never going to get better,” he added.
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