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W. A. Doran

Republican

Date Party Office Votes Result
11-07-1916 Republican AD-80 6166 Win
11-05-1918 Republican AD-80 5451 Win
11-02-1920 Independent AD-80 2172 Loss
11-07-1922 Independent SD-40 13491 Loss
 

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  • Supreme Court Decision: In May 1931, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that a law authored by W. A. Doran, AB 131 (1919), was unconstitutional. The law, which prohibited public display of a red flag, was found to violate the Fourteenth Amendment. (Stromberg v. California, 283 U.S. 359)

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