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.


One who has officially the charge of treasure; originally, a person entrusted with the receipt, care, and disbursement of the revenues of a king, noble, or other dignitary, of a state, city, or church; now, one who is responsible for the funds of a public body, or of any corporation, association, society, or club.

Oxford English Dictionary

1787 - 1824: Connecticut, Georgia, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennyslvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Vermont, Virginia

Office Scope: State / County / City / Town(ship)

Role Scope: State / County / District / City / Town(ship)