(b) District No. 1—Maine, New Hampshire,
Vermont, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut, New York.
(c) District No. 2—New Jersey, Pennsylvania,
Delaware, District of Columbia, Maryland, West
Virginia, Ohio, Indiana.
(d) District No. 3—Illinois, Wisconsin, Michigan, Minnesota, Iowa, Missouri.
(e) District No. 4—Virginia, North Carolina,
South Carolina, Georgia, Florida, Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana, Tennessee, Kentucky, Oklahoma, Texas, Arkansas.
(f) District No. 5—Kansas, Nebraska, South
Dakota, North Dakota, Montana, Idaho, Washington, Oregon, California, Nevada, Utah, Wyoming, Colorado, New Mexico, Arizona, Alaska.
The members of the National Executive Committee shall be residents of their respective districts
at the time they are nominated and during their
term of office.
Sec. 3. (a) The call for the regular election of
members of the National Executive Committee
shall be issued on the first day of January, 1918,
and on January first of each odd numbered year
thereafter. Members elected in 1918 shall retire
July first, 1919.
(b) Forty days shall be allowed for nominations, twenty days for acceptances and declinations, and sixty days for the referendum. The
candidates receiving the highest votes shall in
each case be declared elected. The term of their
office shall be for two years beginning on the first
day of July.
Sec. 4. Three years consecutive membership in
the party shall be necessary to qualify for membership on the National Executive Committee and
Sec. 1. The duties and powers of the Committee
(a) To represent the party in all National and
(b) To call National Conventions and special
conventions decided upon by the referendum of