CHAPTER 509

PROCLAMATION

STATE OF DELAWARE

EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENT

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 8th day of November, in the year of our Lord one thousand nine hundred and sixty 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 the said counties respectively for such Electors, were cast as follows, to wit:

NEW CASTLE COUNTY

John M. Conway

73,364

J. Harry Latchum

73,364

Walter J. Hoey

73,364

Georgeanna Theobald

69,284

Walton Simpson

68,284

Chester V. Townsend

69,284

Herbert B. Wood

128

Margaret J. Norris

128

Raymond R. Green

128

Joseph Hollon

46

Edward Breining

46

George A. LaForest

46

John W. Marshall

152

Harvey C. Kimmey

152

Everett E. James

152

KENT COUNTY

 

John M. Conway

10,754

J. Hairy Latchum

10,754

Walter J. Hoey

10,754

Georgeanna Theobald

10,697

Walton Simpson

10,697

Chester V. Townsend

10,697

Hei bLrt B. Wood

57

Margaret J. Norris

57

Raymond R. Green

57

Joseph Hollon

26

Edward Breining

26

George A. LaForest

26

John W. Marshall

82

Harvey G. Kimmey

82

Everett E. James

82

SUSSEX COUNTY

John M. Conway

15,472

J. Harry Latchum

15,472

Walter J. Hoey

15,472

Georgeanna Theobald

16,392

Walton Simpson

16,392

Chester V. Townsend, Jr.

16,392

Herbert B. Wood

99

Margaret J. Morris

99

Raymond R. Green

99

Joseph Hollon

10

Edward Breining

10

George A. LaForest

10

John W. Marshall

120

Harvey C. Kimmey

120

Everett E. James

120

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

John M. Conway 99,590

Whole number of votes for

J. Harry Latchum 99,590

Whole number of votes for

Walter J. Hoey 99,590

Whole number of votes for

Georgeanna Theobald 96,373

Whole number of votes for

Walton Simpson 96,373

Whole number of votes for

Chester V. Townsend, Jr. 96,373

Whole number of votes for

Herbert B. Wood 284

Whole number of votes for

Margaret J. Norris 284

Whole number of votes for

Raymond R. Green 284

Whole number of votes for

Joseph Hollon 82

Whole number of votes for

Edward Breining 82

Whole number of votes for

George A. LaForest 82

Whole number of votes for

John W. Marshall 354

Whole number of votes for

Harvey C. Kimmey 354

Whole number of votes for

Everett E. James 354

NOW, THEREFORE, I, J. Caleb Boggs, Governor of the State of Delaware, do hereby declare that John M. Conway, J. Harry Latchum and Waiter J. Hoey 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 fifth day of December in the year of our Lord one thousand nine hundred and sixty and of the Independence of the said State the one hundred and eighty-fifth.

(GREAT SEAL)

J. CALEB BOGGS, Governor

GEORGE J. SCHULZ, Secretary of State