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In Connecticut, Bridgeport elects a Republican mayor

Bridgeport, Connecticut, circa 1857, detail, zoomable image
10/01/1860
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. 

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