Samuel L. Scott

Offices

We found no record of Samuel L. Scott serving in elected office in Indiana. Our database only focuses on state and federal offices, so it's possible they served at a different level, or in an office not currently in our database.

Elections

1902–Supt. of Public Instruction LOST
General Election–Tuesday, November 4, 1902
50.70%
Fassett A. Cotton*, Republican, 294,038 votes
44.61%
Samuel L. Scott, Democratic, 258,730 votes
 2.99%
Andrew F. Mitchell, Prohibition, 17,330 votes
 1.19%
Martha Biegler, Socialist, 6,899 votes
 0.30%
Harry A. Barnes, Socialist Labor, 1,744 votes
 0.22%
William Smith, People's (Populist), 1,250 votes
Out of 579,991 votes casts, the margin of victory was 35,308 (6.09%)
1916–Supt. of Public Instruction LOST
General Election–Tuesday, November 7, 1916
47.88%
Horace Ellis*, Republican, 337,249 votes
46.00%
Samuel L. Scott, Democratic, 324,009 votes
 3.07%
Arthur A. Carmichael, Socialist, 21,615 votes
 2.21%
Elcharles Devore, Prohibition, 15,544 votes
 0.63%
Claudia Schad, Progressive, 4,454 votes
 0.22%
Frank Hershel, Socialist Labor, 1,565 votes
Out of 704,436 votes casts, the margin of victory was 13,240 (1.88%)
1924–Supt. of Public Instruction LOST
General Election–Tuesday, November 4, 1924
55.55%
Henry N. Sherwood*, Republican, 674,241 votes
43.64%
Samuel L. Scott, Democratic, 529,757 votes
 0.50%
Lois E. Newland, Socialist, 6,090 votes
 0.31%
William O. Bailey, Prohibition, 3,726 votes
Out of 1,213,814 votes casts, the margin of victory was 144,484 (11.91%)
In the 3 races for which we have results, Samuel L. Scott had a record of 0-3. That includes a record of 0-3 in 3 general elections.