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Kansas Republicans win crushing victories in the state and federal elections.

Kansas, 1857, zoomable map
11/06/1866

The Kansas elections resulted in a complete victory for the Republican slate of candidates.  Governor Samuel J. Crawford was re-elected with more than two-thirds of the votes cast and became the first Kansas governor ever re-elected while the Radical Republican U.S. Congressman Sidney Clarke was re-elected 19,201 votes to 8,106. (By John Osborne) 

Source Citation: 

"Kansas," The American Cyclopedia and Register of Important Events of the Year 1866 (New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1873), 423.

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