Aside from having proposals for programs they would like to implement, Democratic presidential candidates have proposals for how they would like government to function.

The primary campaign has brought forth proposals to change all three branches of government, potentially impacting how laws are passed, the size and function of the Supreme Court, and how presidents are elected.

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Pete Buttigieg, Kamala Harris and Andrew Yang

Below, we summarize how the 2020 Democratic contenders want to change U.S. governance in these three areas.

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