STATE OF DELAWARE
WHEREAS, the right to vote for our public officials should be the sacred duty and privilege of every eligible citizen of the State of Delaware and the United States; and
WHEREAS, the Election Laws of the State of Delaware specify that all eligible citizens of the State must register as a pre-requisite for voting in the General Election; and
WHEREAS, the Election Laws of the State of Delaware make provision for definite days when all eligible citizens of the State may register in order to be able to vote in the General Election:
NOW, THEREFORE, I, Elbert N. Carvel, Governor of the State of Delaware, do hereby proclaim that Wednesday, July 9, 1952 shall be recognized throughout this State as a
SUPPLEMENTAL REGISTRATION DAY
and I urge each and every eligible citizen of the State who is not properly registered to take advantage of this registration period by going to the registration place in their election district to register for the General Election.
I further urge that all public spirited and civic-minded groups and organizations do everything in their power to get citizens to register and to vote in the General Election scheduled to be held on Tuesday, November 4, 1952.
IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I, Elbert N. Carvel, Governor of the State of Delaware, have hereunto set my hand and caused the Great Seal of the said State to be hereunto affixed at Dover this Seventh day of July, in the Year of Our Lord, One Thousand Nine Hundred and Fifty-two, and of the Independence of the United States of America, the One Hundred and Seventy-seventh.
By the Governor:
ELBERT N. CARVEL
HARRIS B. McDOWELL, JR., Secretary of State.