In Connecticut, Bridgeport elects a Republican mayor

The city of Bridgeport, Connecticut elected Republican D.H. Sterling as its mayor as his party swept the ticket, easily defeating a Democratic slate even though that party had set aside its national differences and run a "fusion" election.  (By John Osborne) 
Source Citation
"Election in Bridgeport,Ct.," New York Times, October 1, 1860. 
Date Certainty
Exact
Type
Campaigns/Elections
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