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In Indiana, Republicans win heavily in a hard-fought election for federal and state seats.

Indiana State Capitol, Indianapolis, Indiana, 1861, artist's impression
10/09/1866

With only an estimated fifteen thousand of more than 350,000 registered voters not casting a ballot, Indiana Republicans scored a narrow victory in most of the races, including eight out of the nine contested races for the United States Congress.  The party also maintained a ten seat majority in the State Senate and a twenty-two seat edge in the State house.  (By John Osborne)

Source Citation: 

"Indiana," The American Cyclopedia and Register of Important Events of the Year 1866 (New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1873), 405-406.

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