Monday, November 1, 2010

"Democrats Sweep Country" - One Hundred Years Ago, Times Dispatch, Nov. 9, 1910.

This year's mid-terms elections are slated to be a bust for the Democratic Party. 100 years ago things were just the opposite. It was the GOP that took a beating.

Read about the elections that took place in the United States 100 years ago in the Richmond Times Dispatch, Nov. 9, 1910. In congressional elections, Democrats win control of the House of Representatives for the first time since 1894, gaining a 228 to 162 to 1 majority. They pick up several governor seats as well. In the Senate, Republicans hold on to a 51 to 41 advantage. More here.

- Ray B.

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