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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.


Council of Assistants

The upper body of the Connecticut General Assembly dating back to 1698. It had twelve positions that were elected statewide. It continued until the implementation of the Connecticut Constitution in 1818. Please also see State Senate.

1790 - 1818: Connecticut

Office Scope: State

Role Scope: State