- 1920 Democratic National Convention
Democratic National Conventionwas held at the Civic Auditorium in San Francisco, Californiafrom June 28- July 6, 1920. It resulted in the nomination of Governor James Cox of Ohiofor President and Assistant Secretary of the Navy Franklin Roosevelt of New Yorkfor Vice-President.
Secretary of Stateand three-time presidential candidate William Jennings Bryanagain vied for the Democratic nomination, but was unable to attain the two-thirds majority needed. The convention also considered and ultimately rejected both Secretary of the Treasury William McAdoo and Attorney General Mitchell Palmer. On the forty-fourth ballot, Governor James Cox of Ohio was nominated for the Presidency.
The platform adopted by the convention supported both the
League of Nationsand women's suffrage.
1920 Republican National Convention
United States presidential election, 1920
Democratic National Convention
* [http://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/showplatforms.php?platindex=D1920 1920 Democratic Platform]
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