The Dallas Journal, Volume 51, 2006 Page: 54
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A Glimpse Into Dallas County Elections - 1922
In the local offices interest centers principally in
the race for District Attorney, the judgeships of
several courts, which include the Criminal
District Court, the Sixty-Eighth District Court
and the Forty-Fourth District Court and the
office of Sheriff.
Maury Hughes, present incumbent in the
District Attorney's office and a candidate for re-
election, is opposed by Grover Adams and
Shelby Cox. Judge E. B. Muse, Judge of the
Forty-Fourth District Court, is opposed by Louis
Wilson. Judge J. E. Gilbert, Judge of the Sixty-
Eighth District Court, is opposed by Judge T. A.
Work. For Judge of the Criminal District Court
Judge R. B. Seay is opposed by Judge Felix D.
Henry Tanner, veteran police officer, who has
filled every position from patrolman to acting
Chief of Police, is running against Dan Hartson,
Six Candidates for Senate.
Seven candidates began the race for the United
States Senate and only recently Sterling P.
Strong withdrew in favor of Robert L. Henry.
The race between the six candidates has been
one of the interesting features of the campaign.
United States Senator Charles A. Culberson,
candidate for re-election, is opposed by J. E.
Ferguson, Cullen F. Thomas, Clarence Ousley,
Earle B Mayfield and Robert L. Henry.
In the Governor's race Governor Pat M. Neff is
opposed by Fred S. Rogers of Bonham, Harry T.
Warner of Paris and W. W. King of Bronson.
Mr. Warner has waged his fight for the
nomination on his opposition to the Ku Klux
Must Support Party.
Those who vote in the election today will be
required by the party pledge to support the
nominees in the fall general elections; it is said
by Claude McCallum, chairman of the Dallas
County Democratic Executive Committee.
Strict rulings against favoritism by election
judges, supervisors or clerks toward either the
anti-klan or klan forces in the election have been
issued by the county Democratic chairman.
Favorable weather conditions are forecast for all
parts of the State and political experts are
prophesying the largest vote the State has ever
Another State office that has been strongly bid
for is that of State Superintendent of Public
Instruction. Ed R. Bentley of McAllen is
opposing S. M. N. Marrs and Jefferson G.
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