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candidates supported by both major parties

As early as the first Federal elections in 1788, there were candidates, who while alligned with one party or another, was supported in the press by both parties in a particular election.


Selectman

Selectman: One of a board of officers elected annually to manage various local concerns in a ‘town’ or ‘township’ in New England.

Oxford English Dictionary

1795 - 1824: Massachusetts, New Hampshire

Office Scope: Town

Role Scope: Town