In 1909 the proportional representation system was adopted for the election of town councillors.
In 1909 the proportional representation system was adopted in the election of town councillors.
In 1891 they introduced the "Initiative" into the cantonal constitution, and in 1892 the principle of proportional representation so far as regards the grand conseil, while Th.
Their share in bringing about the final settlement, which provided for equal representation in one house and proportional representation in the other, was so important that the settlement itself has come to be called the "Connecticut Compromise."
The final change in the system of parliamentary elections was made in 1899-1900, when proportional representation was introduced.