Former U.S. presidential candidate Andrew Yang introduced Tuesday the launch of the Forward Party PAC, simply sooner or later after he left the Democratic Party.

In a letter shared to the PAC’s web site, Yang, the founder, insisted he began the Forward Party for “a few big reasons.”


“The current two-party duopoly is not working,” Yang wrote. “While the two major parties have different issues, we can all see that polarization is getting worse and worse, with 42% of both parties regarding the other as not just mistaken but evil. Neither side is able to meaningfully solve problems, so we all get angrier and angrier.”

In the letter, Yang additionally pointed to information that instructed Americans favor a 3rd political social gathering, however concluded that “the two parties right now control the primary system, which makes it very difficult for any meaningful third party to emerge.”

“Imagine a duopoly that prevents any effective competition,” Yang wrote. “That’s what we presently have in the United States.

“Changing that is each terribly tough but crucial for our future,” he added. “We must push for open primaries and ranked-choice voting in Congressional races across the nation. This would each diminish polarization by making it in order that our representatives reply to the broad majority reasonably than the partisan few, and allow new events and views to emerge. It would make our whole nation extra affordable.”

In concluding his letter, Yang said he has a “hope for a optimistic political motion that’s not born of rage and demonization, however on optimism and options,” adding that the Forward Party “is an inclusive motion.”

The announcement of the PAC got here on the identical day as Yang’s book, “Forward: Notes on the Future of Our Democracy,” hit cabinets throughout America.