CHAPTER 390

STATE OF DELAWARE-EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENT-PROCLAMATION

WALTER W. BACON

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 5th day of November, in the year of our Lord one thousand nine hundred and forty-six that being the Tuesday next after the first Monday in said month, in pursuance of the Constitution and Laws of the State of Delaware, in that behalf, for the election of an AUDITOR OF ACCOUNTS OF THE STATE OF DELAWARE.

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 said county respectively for such Auditor of Accounts were cast as follows, to wit:

NEW CASTLE COUNTY

Benjamin I. Shaw 42,929

Harry P. Jones 32,643

KENT COUNTY

Benjamin I. Shaw 7,822

Harry P. Jones 6,843

SUSSEX COUNTY

Benjamin I. Shaw 12,268

Harry P. Jones 9,577

AND WHEREAS;-The said returns of the election 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 Auditor of Accounts the result appears as follows, to wit:

Whole number of votes for

Benjamin I. Shaw 63,019

Whole number of votes for

Harry P. Jones 49,063

NOW, THEREFORE, I, Walter W. Bacon, Governor of the State of Delaware, do hereby declare that Benjamin I. Shaw has received the highest vote at the election aforesaid, and therefore has been and is duly and legally elected the Auditor of Accounts of and for the State of Delaware.

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 forty-six and of the Independence of the said State the one hundred and seventy-first.

(GREAT SEAL)

By the Governor:

WALTER W. BACON

WILLIAM J. STOREY, Secretary of State.