04 Jan Dr. E. C. Seawright is Declared Elected
October 7, 1926
Dr. E. C. Seawright is Declared Elected
The decision in the contest of the municipal election held July 13th has been rendered by Judge Mundy, Ordinary of Clayton County, acting for Judge Davis, who was disqualified on the grounds of relationship with one of the contestees.
The decision declared Dr. E. C. Seawright legally elected Mayor of Fayetteville over Mr. W. W. Redwine, present Mayor, and Mr. O. E. Travis Councilman over Mr. John M. Jackson, a member of the present Board of Councilmen.
The other members of the Council stand as elected: Dr. J. A. Lester, J. A. Burch, B. D. Murphy and Y. H. Longino.
A number of votes cast were held illegal and not counted.
Source: Fayette County Times
BY: Tony V. Parrott