Free-Staters Win Election

Free Staters elected to the Kansas Territorial Legislature on October 5, 1857. Courtesy of the Kansas Historical Society.
Free Staters elected to the Kansas Territorial Legislature on October 5, 1857. Courtesy of the Kansas Historical Society.
Monday, October 5, 1857 to Tuesday, October 6, 1857
Politics

Although election fraud is still evident in some precincts, Free-Staters overwhelmingly win election to the Kansas Territorial Legislature. The Free-State cause continues to gain the upper hand over the proslavery faction. 

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