CHAPTER 144 - GENERAL ELECTIONS

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 60 OF THE REVISED CODE OF THE STATE OF DELAWARE RELATING TO GENERAL ELECTIONS.

Be it enacted by the Senate and the House of Representatives of the State of Delaware in General Assembly met:

Section 1. That Chapter 60 of the Revised Code of the State of Delaware, as amended be and the same is hereby further amended by adding after 1721, Section 1, the following new paragraph which shall be styled as 1721 A, Section 1A.

No political party shall be recognized and given a place on the ballot which advocates the overthrow by force or violence, or which advocates or carries on a program of sedition or of treason by radio, speech or press, of our local, state or national government. No newly organized political party shall be permitted on the ballot until it has filed an affidavit by its officers, under oath, that it does not advocate the overthrow of local, state or national government by force or violence, and that it is not affiliated in any way with any political party or organization, or sub-divisions of organizations, which does advocate such a policy by radio, speech or press."

Approved March 13, 1935.