Scarborough Wins In Attorney’s Race

The Gazette
January 25, 1939

Vote Exceedingly Close In Returns

Truett L. Scarborough, Ruston attorney, was elected in yesterday’s run-off election to fill the unexpired term of the late T. C. Bergeron as district attorney for the Third Judicial District of Louisiana.

The vote was exceedingly close when all the precincts were reported, and with complete but unofficial returns counted, the Lincoln Parish candidate was in the lead by only 88 votes.

Union Parish again outvoted Lincoln by a total of 842 votes, with Union Parish polling a total of 4,204 votes and Lincoln polling a total of 3,362.

The total vote in the district was 3,827 for Scarborough and 3739 for Rabun.

In Union Parish, Rabun lead with a total of 2,641 votes, with Scarborough receiving 1,563 votes.

Lincoln Parish voters gave Rabun 1,098 votes and Scarborough 2,264 votes.

The total vote by ward and precincts in Union Parish is as follows:

Ward 1, precinct 1: Rabun 403, Scarborough 120.
Ward 1, precinct 2: Rabun 276, Scarborough 137
Ward 2, precinct 1: Rabun 97, Scarborough 62
Ward 2, precinct 2: Rabun 24, Scarborough 27
Ward 2, precinct 3: Rabun 156, Scarborough 94
Ward 3, precinct 1: Rabun 75, Scarborough 128
Ward 3, precinct 2: Rabun 67, Scarborough 64
Ward 3, precinct 3: Rabun 67, Scarborough 87
Ward 3, precinct 4: Rabun 44, Scarborough 30
Ward 4, precinct 1: Rabun 83, Scarborough 53
Ward 4, precinct 2: Rabun 259, Scarborough 170
Ward 5, precinct 1: Rabun 119, Scarborough 67
Ward 5, precinct 2: Rabun 169, Scarborough 103
Ward 6, precinct 1: Rabun 133, Scarborough 51
Ward 6, precinct 2: Rabun 92, Scarborough 18
Ward 7: precinct 1: Rabun 215, Scarborough 64
Ward 8: precinct 1: Rabun 102, Scarborough 27
Ward 8: precinct 1: Rabun 52, Scarborough 104
Ward 9: precinct 1: Rabun 107, Scarborough 56
Ward 10: precinct 1: Rabun 45, Scarborough 31
Ward 10: precinct 2: Rabun 56, Scarborough 70




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