Democratic Party


Woodrow Wilson

        Unlike the Progresive Party, the Prohibiiton Party, and the Socialist Party, the Democratic Party did not endorse or even address woman's suffrage in its official platform.

        Democratic Presidential candidate, and eventual winner, Woodrow Wilson avoided the issue of woman's suffrage as it related to federal law. Again, John M. Cooper writes that "Wilson, who had taught in a woman's college and had two suffragette daughters, declined either to support or to oppose the proposition as a federal question, mainly out of deference to antisuffrage Democratic elements in the South and Northeast." (From The Warrior and The Priest, 210).