- Silver Party
The Silver Party was a
Nevadapolitical party active in the 1890s. The party supported a platform of bimetallismand " Free Silver."
In 1892 the Silver Party elected several candidates to Nevada public offices. The party's success continued throughout the decade, culminating in the election of Governors
John E. Jonesand Reinhold Sadler.
Nationally the Silver Party aligned with the Populist Party and to a lesser extent with the
Silver Republican Party. By 1902 most pro-silver factions in Nevada had been absorbed by the state Democratic Party organization.
* [http://dmla.clan.lib.nv.us/DOCS/NSLA/archives/political/politic.htm Political History of Nevada]
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