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Douglas Democratic

Members of the Legislature: 57
Highest Office Won: State Senate (1861)

NOTE: From 1854 until the outbreak of the Civil War, the Democratic Party was divided over the issue of slavery.
Northern Democratic (1854), Anti-Lecompton Democratic (1859), Douglas Democratic (1860), Union Democratic (1861-1862)
Southern Democratic (1854), LeCompton Democratic (1859-1860), Breckinridge Democratic (1860-1862).