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National constitution and platform of the Socialist Party
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Socialist Party (U.S.). National constitution and platform of the Socialist Party - Image 9. 1917. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. September 22, 2017. http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/scpamp/item/2253/show/2233.

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Socialist Party (U.S.). (1917). National constitution and platform of the Socialist Party - Image 9. Socialist and Communist Pamphlets. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. Retrieved from http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/scpamp/item/2253/show/2233

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Socialist Party (U.S.), National constitution and platform of the Socialist Party - Image 9, 1917, Socialist and Communist Pamphlets, Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries, accessed September 22, 2017, http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/scpamp/item/2253/show/2233.

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Title National constitution and platform of the Socialist Party
Creator (LCNAF)
  • Socialist Party (U.S.)
Publisher National Office, Socialist Party
Place of Creation (TGN)
  • Chicago, Illinois
Date 1917
Subject.Topical (LCSH)
  • Socialism
Subject.Geographic (TGN)
  • United States
Genre (AAT)
  • pamphlets
Language English
Type (DCMI)
  • Text
Original Item Extent 22 pages; 16 cm.
Original Item Location HX89.S73 1917
Original Item URL http://library.uh.edu/record=b8304513~S11
Original Collection Socialist and Communist Pamphlets
Digital Collection Socialist and Communist Pamphlets
Digital Collection URL http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/scpamp
Repository Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries
Repository URL http://libraries.uh.edu/branches/special-collections
Use and Reproduction This item is in the public domain and may be used freely.
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Transcript support of all measures definitely declared for in the platforms of the party, they shall vote as a unit. ARTICLE VIII. Sec. 1. An organization conference composed of the State Secretaries, the Executive Secretary, the National Executive Committee, one representative from the Foreign Language Federations and one representative from the Young People's Socialist League, shall be held annually, except in years when National conventions are held, at a time and place to be fixed oy tne National Executive Committee. Its work shall be confined to mutual conference ana advice concerning problems of administration, propaganda and organization. This conference shall neither initiate nor suggest legislation or constitutional amendments. Sec. 2. Ranroad fare of delegates to these conferences shall be paid from the national treasury. ARTICLE IX. Conventions. Sec. 1. The regular National Conventions of the party shall be held in all years in which elections for President and Vice-President of the United States are to be held. Sec. 2. Special conventions of the party may be held at any time if decided upon by a general vote of the party membership, or by a two-thirds vote of the National Executive Committee. Sec. 3. The date and place of the regular conventions shall be fixed by the National Executive Committee. Sec. 4. The National Convention shall be composed of two hundred delegates to be apportioned among the states in the following manner: One from each state and territory and the remainder in proportion to the average national dues paid by the organization of such states and territories during the preceding year. No delegate shall be eligible unless he is a resident member of the state from which his credential is presented, and shall have been a member of the party organization at least three years.