List of fictional United States Democrats

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The following is a list of fictional characters who have associated with the Democratic Party of the United States. The list can include television characters, film characters, literature characters, or fictional characters from any other medium.

Characters identified as Democrats[edit]

The following is a list of fictional television characters who were described as Democrats or who are associated with the Democratic Party. This section is only intended to include fictional characters who explicitly identified as Democrats.


  • Bill McKay, Senate candidate played by Robert Redford, in The Candidate (1972) is a Democrat.
  • Barbara Baxley talks about the Kennedys in Nashville (1975).
  • Gore Vidal plays a Democratic Senator in Bob Roberts (1992).
  • Ethan Hawke steals McCain signs in Boyhood (2014).


Characters on The West Wing[edit]

The West Wing depicts the workings of a fictional Democratic presidential administration and many of its major characters are explicitly identified as Democrats.

Characters on The Wire[edit]

On the show it is stated that Democrats outnumber Republicans in Baltimore, Maryland 9 to 1, causing the Democratic mayoral primary to be the city's most important election.

Characters who endorsed a Democratic candidate[edit]


Thomas Gavin on Rescue Me, says he voted for Obama when he first ran for office.



  • Jeremy Duncan from Zits once said "The more I read about politics, the more I like what the Democrats are saying." However, his father once described Jeremy's anguish over his first pay check being taxed as "The birth of another Republican" so Jeremy could really be either a Democrat or Republican. It is also shown that there is an Obama/Biden bumper sticker in Jeremy's room. Once in a dream, Jeremy was shocked by his older self who stated that he would vote Republican here and there and then next thing he knew, he was wearing elastic-waist pants and sporting a comb-over
  • Paul Benjamin in Death Wish
  • Monty Montahue from Monty backed John F. Kerry in 2004 and Barack Obama in 2008.
  • President Kathy Alton in The Illuminati
  • Satchel Pooch from Get Fuzzy supported Kerry in 2004. Once when Bucky Katt threatened to post a photo-shopped picture of him hugging Obama, Satchel replied that he would love that. He also has a picture of him kissing a portrait of Dennis Kucinich on his Myspace page.
  • Wanda McaPherson from Baby Blues is said by her husband to have voted Democrat.

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