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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 11. 1917. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. November 21, 2017. http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/scpamp/item/2253/show/2235.

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Socialist Party (U.S.). (1917). National constitution and platform of the Socialist Party - Image 11. Socialist and Communist Pamphlets. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. Retrieved from http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/scpamp/item/2253/show/2235

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Socialist Party (U.S.), National constitution and platform of the Socialist Party - Image 11, 1917, Socialist and Communist Pamphlets, Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries, accessed November 21, 2017, http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/scpamp/item/2253/show/2235.

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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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Title Image 11
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Transcript . ARTICLE X. State Organizations. Sec. 1. The formation of all state or territorial organizations or the organization of state or territorial organizations which may have lapsed shall be under the direction of the Executive Committee. Sec. 2. No state or territory may be organized unless it has at least ten locals or an aggregate membership of not less than two hundred, but this provision shall not affect the rights of states and territories organized prior to the adoption of this constitution. When the membership of any state averages less than one hundred and fifty per month for any six consecutive months the National Committee may revoke the charter of that state. Sec. 3. (a) The platform of the Socialist Party shall be the supreme declaration of the party, and all state and municipal platforms shall conform thereto. No state or local organization shall under any circumstances fuse, combine or compromise with any other polical party or organization, or refrain from making nominations, in order to favor the candidate of such other organizations, nor shall any candidate of the Socialist Party accept any nomination or indorsement from any other party or political organization. (b) No member of the Socialist Party shall, under any circumstances, vote in any political election for any candidate other than Socialist party members nominated, endorsed or recommended as candidates by the Socialist Party, or advocate voting for them. To do so will constitute party treason and result in expulsion from the party. Sec. 4. In states and territories in which there is one central organization affiliated with the party, the state or territorial organizations shall have the sole jurisdiction of the members residing within their respective territories, and the sole control of all matters pertaining to the propaganda, organization and financial affairs within such state or territory; provided, such propaganda is in harmony with the national platform and declared policy of the party. Their activity shall be confined to their