He soon showed a willingness to rule as a non-partisan, and favoured the re-enfranchisement of white citizens.
In the year 91, which brought with it the imminent prospect of sweeping political change, with the enfranchisement of the Italian peoples, Sulla returned to Rome, and it was generally felt that he was the man to lead the conservative and aristocratic party.
Other deputies rose to demand the repeal of the game laws, the enfranchisement of such serfs as were still to be found in France, and the abolition of tithes and of feudal courts and to renounce all privileges, whether of classes, of cities, or of provinces.
A proclamation was issued demanding the community of goods, the abolition of the right of inheritance, and the enfranchisement of women.
In 1861 she signed John Stuart Mill's petition to parliament for the political enfranchisement of women.