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.
House of Commons
House of Commons: the lower house of the North Carolina State legislature. Derived from the lower house of the British Parliment. It was changed to House of Representatives by the Constitution of 1868. Please also see House of Representatives.
1790 - 1825: North Carolina
Office Scope: State
Role Scope: County / Town / Borough