CHAPTER 317 - STATE OF DELAWARE EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENT PROCLAMATION

C. D. BUCK, Governor of the said State

TO ALL PERSONS TO WHOM THESE PRESENTS SHALL COME, GREETING:

WHEREAS, An election was held in the State of Delaware, on Tuesday, the 6th day of November, in the year of our Lord one thousand nine hundred and thirty-four that being the Tuesday next after the first Monday in said month, in pursuance of the Constitution of the United States and the Constitution and Laws of the State of Delaware, in that behalf, for the election of a Senator for the people of the said State, in the Senate of the United States for the Constitutional term, to commence on the third day of January (at noon) in the year of our Lord one thousand nine hundred and thirty-five.

AND WHEREAS, The official certificates or returns, of the said election, held in the several counties of the said State, having been duly received and examined by the Governor, it appears from them that the votes in the said counties respectively for such Senator were cast as follows, to wit:

NEW CASTLE COUNTY

Wilbur L. Adams

29,205

John G. Townsend, Jr.

33,846

Fred W. Whiteside

402

John T. Wlodkoski

69

KENT COUNTY

 

Wilbur L. Adams

7,483

John G. Townsend, Jr.

6,794

Fred W. Whiteside

17

SUSSEX COUNTY

 

Wilbur L. Adams

9,083

John G. Townsend, Jr.

12,189

Fred W. Whiteside

78

AND WHEREAS, The said returns of the election for the choice of a Senator of and for the said State in the Senate of the United States, as aforesaid, duly made out, signed and executed, having been duly delivered to the Governor by the Superior Court of said counties, and the Governor having examined said returns as aforesaid, and enumerated and ascertained the number of votes for each and every candidate or person voted for, for such Senator, the result appears as follows, to wit:

Whole number of votes for Wilbur I... Adams 45,771

Whole number of votes for John G. Townsend, Jr. 52,829

Whole number of votes for Fred W. Whiteside 497

Whole number of votes for John T. Wlodkoski 69

NOW, THEREFORE, I, C. D. Buck, Governor of the State of Delaware, do hereby declare that John G. Townsend, Jr., has received the highest vote at the election aforesaid, and therefore has been and is duly and legally elected Senator of and for the State of Delaware in the Senate of the United States for the Constitutional term to commence on the third day of January (at noon) in the year of our Lord one thousand nine hundred and thirty-five.

GIVEN UNDER MY HAND and the Great Seal of the said State, at Dover, the fifteenth day of November in the year of our Lord one thousand nine hundred and thirty-four and of the Independence of the said State the one hundred and fifty-ninth.

(Great Seal)

By the Governor:

C. D. BUCK.

CHARLES H. GRANTLAND, Secretary of State.