CHAPTER 378

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 of the United States and the Constitution and Laws of the State of Delaware, in that behalf, for the purpose of choosing by ballot three Electors for the election of a PRESIDENT AND VICE PRESIDENT 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 said counties respectively for such Electors, were cast as follows, to wit:

NEW CASTLE COUNTY

Louis S. Cohen

71,133

Walton H. Simpson

71,133

Hazel] M. Smith

71,133

Alexis I. duP. Bayard

56,405

Robert Reed

56,405

James M. Tunnell, Jr.

56,405

Samuel G. Camperson, Jr.

206

Jennie M. Dougherty

206

Herbert B. Wood

206

Martha Grabowski

69

Helen E. Jerominski

69

Walter J. Jerominski

69

KENT COUNTY

 

Louis S. Cohen

10,303

Walton H. Simpson

10,303

Haze11 M. Smith

10,303

Alexis I. duP. Bayard

9,319

Robert Reed

9,319

James M. Tunnell, Jr.

9,319

Samuel G. Camperson, Jr.

99

Jennie M. Dougherty

99

Herbert B. Wood

99

Martha Grabowski

24

Helen E. Jerominski

24

Walter J. Jerominski

24

SUSSEX COUNTY

 

Louis Cohen

16,621

Walton H. Simpson

16,621

Hazell M. Smith

16,621

Alexis I. duP. Bayard

13,697

Robert Reed

13,697

James M. Tunnell, Jr.

13,697

Samuel G. Camperson, Jr.

95

Jennie M. Dougherty

95

Herbert B. Wood

95

Martha Grabowski

17

Helen E. Jerominski

17

Walter J. Jerominski

17

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 Electors, the result appears as follows, to wit:

Whole number of votes for

Louis Cohen 98,057

Whole number of votes for

Walton H. Simpson 98,057

Whole number of votes for

Hazell M. Smith 98,057

Whole number of votes for

Alexis I. duP. Bayard 79,421

Whole number of votes for

Robert Reed 79,421

Whole number of votes for

James M. Tunnell, Jr. 79,421

Whole number of votes for

Samuel G. Camperson, Jr. 400

Whole number of votes for

Jennie M. Dougherty 400

Whole number of votes for

Herbert B. Wood 400

Whole number of votes for

Martha Grabowski 110

Whole number of votes for

Helen E. Jerominski 110

Whole number of votes for

Walter J. Jerominski 110

NOW, THEREFORE, I, J. CALEB BOGGS, Governor of the State of Delaware, do hereby declare that Louis Cohen, Walton H. Simpson and Hazell M. Smith have received the highest vote at the election aforesaid, and therefore have been and are duly and legally elected Electors for the election of a President and Vice President of the United States.

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