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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 14. 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/2238.

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Socialist Party (U.S.). (1917). National constitution and platform of the Socialist Party - Image 14. Socialist and Communist Pamphlets. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. Retrieved from http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/scpamp/item/2253/show/2238

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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 ARTICLE XI. International Delegates and International Secretary. Sec. 1. Delegates to the International Congress and International Secretary shall be elected by referendum in the year in which the Congress is held. The call for nominations shall be made on the first day of January. To qualify as a candidate, one must receive the nomination from at least seven locals located in two or more states. Forty days shall be allowed for nominations, fifteen for acceptances and declinations and sixty for the referendum. There shall be one delegate for every twenty thousand members, ascertained by computing the average for the preceding year. The requisite number of candidates receiving the highest number of votes shall be elected. The next highest in the election shall be the alternates. The expenses of the delegates and a per diem equal to the per diem fixed for national organizers and lectures shall be paid out of the national treasury. I ARTICLE XII. Foreign-Speaking Federations. Sec. 1. Five branches of the Socialist Party working in any other language than English shall have the right to form a National Federation under the supervision of the Executive Secretary and the Executive Committee. Sec. 2. Such National Language Federation shall have the right to elect an officer known as Translator-Secretary, who shall be conversant with his own language as well as the English language, and whose duty it shall be to serve as a medium of communication between his federation and the National Organization of the Socialist Party. Sec. 3. When such National Language Federation shall have at least 1,000 members, their Translator-Secretary shall be entitled to necessary office room in the National Office, and to a salary from the national body not to exceed $28 per week, nor to be less than $15, the exact sum to be fixed by 12 I