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1901

The first local branch of West Virginia Socialist Party was established in Wheeling

Other events that happened on or around 1901

1908

The West Virginia Socialist Party spread to Huntington

Other events that happened on or around 1908

1914

There were 40 local offices elected from the Socialist Party

Other events that happened on or around 1914

1915

The state legislature passed a primary law that made it difficult for third parties to be on the ballot

Other events that happened on or around 1915

1916

Socialists controlled both District 29 and District 17 of the UMWA

Other events that happened on or around 1916

1920

Matthew Holt was the Socialist candidate for governor

Other events that happened on or around 1920


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