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Yes. When Washington ran for president, there were no true political parties. They began to be formed by 1796 although they were not really national parties. Washington thought they were dangerous to democratic elections and said so in his farewell address.

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Q: Did George Washington refuse to join a political party and believe them to be harmful?
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