CHAPTER 487

STATE OF DELAWARE

EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENT

PROCLAMATION

WHEREAS, it is the duty and privilege of every citizen of the United States to exercise his right to vote; and

WHEREAS, the members of the Armed Forces have an immediate and vital concern in Local, State, and Federal Government administration; and

WHEREAS, the State Department of Elections and each County Election Board will provide, upon request, full information regarding absentee registration and voting; and

WHEREAS, as a means of reminding parents and wives to write to their sons and husbands overseas, telling them of local issues and candidates, and of reminding service families away from home, within this country, to seek and use absentee ballots; now

THEREFORE, I, J. CALEB BOGGS, Governor of the State of Delaware, do proclaim the week of September 15 through September 22, 1958 as

ARMED FORCES VOTERS WEEK

and urge all members of the Armed Forces to exercise the right to vote.

IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I, J. Caleb Boggs, 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 twelfth day of September in the year of our Lord one thousand nine hundred and fifty-eight and of the Independence of the United States of America, the one hundred and eighty-third.

(GREAT SEAL)

J. CALEB BOGGS, Governor

GEORGE J. SCHULZ, Secretary of State