Election 1944: Fulbright leads Arkansas voting (8-9-44)

The Wilmington Morning Star (August 10, 1944)


Fulbright leads Arkansas voting

Little Rock, Arkansas – (Aug. 9)
Rep. J. W. Fulbright’s lead over Governor Homer M. Adkins in their race for the Democratic senatorial nomination to succeed Hattie W. Caraway mounted to more than 31,000 tonight with less than 150 scattered precincts unreported.

The vote in 1,965 of 2,087 precincts gave Fulbright 110,616 and Adkins 79,330.

Additional returns today served to increase majorities of Mrs. Jack Carnes of Camden for Democratic National Committeewoman and of Circuit Judge J. W. Trimble for 3rd district Congressman.