In state elections, Ohio Republicans easily retain control of the legislature and congressional delegation.
In state and federal elections in Ohio, Republicans retained dominant power in both houses of the Ohio Legislature and returned all but two of the state's nineteen representatives to the U.S. Congress as Republicans. The majority in the state senate was twenty-five to twelve and in the state house sixty-nine to thirty-six. (John Osborne)
"Ohio," The American Cyclopedia and Register of Important Events of the Year 1866 (New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1873), 604.