Voting for the Devil: Unequal Partnerships in the Ohio Women's Suffrage Campaign of 1914

  title={Voting for the Devil: Unequal Partnerships in the Ohio Women's Suffrage Campaign of 1914},
  author={Jessica R. Pliley},
  journal={Ohio History},
  pages={27 - 4}
In 94 John Reilly of Columbus, Ohio, wrote to Progressive Party candidate for the United States Senate Arthur Garford voicing his concern about the party’s endorsement of women’s suffrage. Although Reilly admitted to signing one of the suffragist’s petitions to get the issue of women’s suffrage on the November ballot, he declared that he had no intention of voting for the women’s suffrage amendment. He wrote that he would “vote for the devil on the Progressive ticket” but that he did “not… 



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