Nebraska Republicans dominate election for delegates to the territorial constitutional convention

Nebraska was electing delegates to a Constitutional Convention that would precede the territory's admission to the Union as a state.  The Republicans elected more than two thirds of the delegates from the fifty-two Nebraska counties.  (By John Osborne) 
Source Citation
"Nebraska Election," New York Times, March 22, 1860, p. 5.
Date Certainty
Exact
Type
Campaigns/Elections
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