U.S. House, District 01, 1866 Election


Date: November 6, 1866
Cycle: 1866
Office: U.S. House
State: Minnesota
District: 01
Counties: Blue Earth, Brown, Chippewa, Cottonwood, Dodge, Faribault, Fillmore, Freeborn, Houston, Jackson, Le Sueur, Martin, Mower, Nicollet, Olmsted, Redwood, Renville, Rice, Scott, Sibley, Steele, Waseca, Watonwan, Winona
Candidate Gender Party Votes Percent Margin
William Windom Incumbent Man Republican 14,828 64.25 +28.58
Richard A. (R.A.) Jones Man Democrat 8,231 35.66

Note: The vote in Freeborn County (Windom = 867, Jones = 210) is included although it was received too late for the official canvass.


  • Executive Documents of the State of Minnesota for the Year 1866 Reported to the Legislature of 1867 (p. 127-128). The Saint Paul Daily Press, November 27, 1866 (p. 1).