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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.


Select Council

The Select and Common Council made up part of the Philadelphia City government. They were responsible for appointments within the City government.

1796 - 1824: Philadelphia, PA

Office Scope: City

Role Scope: City