CHAPTER 376

STATE OF DELAWARE

EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENT

PROCLAMATION

J. CALEB BOGGS

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 fifty-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 counties respectively for such AUDITOR OF ACCOUNTS were cast as follows, to wit:

NEW CASTLE COUNTY

 

Dale E. Wheatley

66,904

Clifford E. Hall

59,570

KENT COUNTY

 

Dale E. Wheatley

9,375

Clifford E. Hall

10,043

SUSSEX COUNTY

 

Dale E. Wheatley

15,325

Clifford E. Hall

14,725

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

Dale E. Wheatley 91,604

Whole number of votes for

Clifford E. Hall 84,338

NOW, THEREFORE, I, J. CALEB BOGGS, Governor of the State of Delaware, do hereby declare that Dale E. Wheatley 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 Fourteenth day of November in the year of our Lord one thousand nine hundred and fifty-six and of the Independence of the said State the one hundred and eighty-first.

(GREAT SEAL)

J. CALEB BOGGS

By the Governor:

JOHN N. McDOWELL, Secretary of State