On the hundredth anniversary of American women winning the right to vote, no woman has yet served as president or vice president.
(Frederick Douglass was named vice presidential candidate but he hadn’t been asked to join the ticket and never acknowledged the campaign.)
According to the Center for American Women and Politics at Rutgers University, at least 11 other women have previously vied to be vice president, including one Black woman and an Asian-American woman.
Charlotta BassIn 1952, Bass became the first Black woman candidate for the vice president on the progressive party ticket.
At the Democratic National Convention later that year, feminist leader Gloria Steinem nominated Farenthold as a vice presidential candidate.