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In Illinois, a municipal election sees Cairo Democrats strengthen their grip on city offices

Cairo, Illinois, circa 1861, detail
02/27/1866
In the Cairo, Illinois municipal elections, Democrats swept the board, re-electing Thomas Wilson as mayor and filling all other offices by wide majorities.  (By John Osborne) 
Source Citation: 
"The Cairo Election," Chicago Tribune, March 1, 1866, p.1. 

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