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.
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