CHAPTER 498

STATE OF DELAWARE

EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENT

PROCLAMATION

ELBERT N. CARVEL

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 sixty-two, 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 Attorney General 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 county respectively for such Attorney General were cast as follows, to wit:

NEW CASTLE COUNTY

David P. Buckson 55,776

John Biggs, III 51,804

KENT COUNTY

David P. Buckson 8,915

John Biggs, III 9,106

SUSSEX COUNTY

David P. Buckson 12,975

John Biggs, III 14,154

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 Attorney General the result appears as follows, to wit:

Whole number of votes for

David P. Buckson 77,666

Whole number of votes for

John Biggs, III 75,064

NOW, THEREFORE, I, Elbert N. Carvel, Governor of the State of Delaware, do hereby declare that David P. Buckson has received the highest vote at the election aforesaid, and therefore has been and is duly and legally elected the Attorney General of and for the State of Delaware.

GIVEN UNDER MY HAND and the Great Seal of the said State, *at Dover, the 26th day of November in the year of our Lord one thousand nine hundred and sixty-two and of the Independence of the said State the one hundred and eighty-seventh.

(GREAT SEAL)

ELBERT N. CARVEL

By the Governor:

ELISHA C. DUKES, Secretary of State