CHAPTER 314 - 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 3rd day of November, in the year of our Lord one thousand nine hundred and thirty-six 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 Representative for the people of the said State, in the Seventy-fifth Congress of the United States.

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 Representative were cast as follows, to wit:

NEW CASTLE COUNTY

William F. Allen

43,767

John George Stewart

38,579

William A. Mayer

128

James Austin Ellison

2,578

KENT COUNTY

 

William F. Allen

9,436

John George Stewart

6,909

William A. Mayer

15

James Austin Ellison

546

SUSSEX COUNTY

William F. Allen

12,282

John George Stewart

10,176

William A. Mayer

33

James Austin Ellison

2,214

AND WHEREAS, The said returns of the election for the choice of a Representative of and for the said State in the Seventy-fifth Congress 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 Representative, the result appears as follows, to wit:

Whole number of votes for William F. Allen 65,485

Whole number of votes for John George Stewart 55,664

Whole number of votes for William A. Mayer 176

Whole number of votes for James Austin Ellison 5,338

NOW, THEREFORE, I, C. D. BUCK, Governor of the State of Delaware, do hereby declare that William F. Allen has received the highest vote at the election aforesaid, and therefore has been and is duly and legally elected the Representative of and for the State of Delaware in the Seventy-fifth Congress of the United States.

GIVEN UNDER MY HAND and the Great Seal of the said State, at Dover, the 12th day of November in the year of our Lord one thousand nine hundred and thirty-six and of the Independence of the said State the one hundred and sixty-first.

(Great Seal)

By the Governor:

C. D. BUCK.

W. D. SMITH, Secretary of State.