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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 10. 1917. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. November 23, 2017. http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/scpamp/item/2253/show/2234.

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Socialist Party (U.S.). (1917). National constitution and platform of the Socialist Party - Image 10. Socialist and Communist Pamphlets. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. Retrieved from http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/scpamp/item/2253/show/2234

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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 Sec. 5. Railroad fare, including tourist sleeper carfare, of delegates to and from the conventions of the party and the per diem allowance of $2.50 to cover expenses, shall be paid from the national treasury, by setting aside a portion of the national dues sufficient to cover the same, to be estimated at the beginning of each year. Sec. 6. (a) The election of delegates to the National Convention shall, wherever possible, be completed not later than sixty days preceding the convention, and the respective state secretaries shall furnish the Executive^ Secretary with a list of accredited delegates immediately after said election. (b) The Executive Secretary shall prepare a printed roster of the accredited delegates to be sent to each delegate and forwarded to the party press for publication. Such list shall contain the occupation of each delegate at the time of his nomination and his office or employment in the party. All official reports required to be presented to the National Convention shall be printed and sent to each delegate elected at least fifteen days before the date of the convention and furnished to the party press for publication. (c) At the time and place set for the opening of t he National Convention, the Executive Secretary shall call the convention to order, and shall call the roll to ascertain the number of uncontested delegates, and they shall permanently organize the convention. Sec. 7. The National Convention shall have the power to nominate candidates for President and Vice-President, to adopt a national platform and to transact such other business as the Convention may see fit. Vacancies on the national tickets shall be filled by the National Executive Committee. Sec. 8. All national platforms, amendments of platforms, and resolutions adopted by any National Convention shall be submitted seriatim to a referendum vote of the membership. One-fourth of the regularly elected delegates shall be entitled to have alternative paragraphs to be submitted at the same time. Such alternative paragraphs, signed by one-fourth of such delegates, shall be filed with the Executive Secretary not later than one day after the adjournment of the convention. 8 . t