CHAPTER 478

STATE OF DELAWARE

EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENT

PROCLAMATION

ELBERT N. CARVEL

GOVERNOR OF THE STATE

To all Persons to whom these Presents shall come, Greeting:

WHEREAS, An election was held in the State of Delaware, on Tuesday, the 3rd day of November, in the year of our Lord one thousand nine hundred and sixty-four, 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

John M. Conway

91,752

J. Allen Frear

91,752

Raymond V. West

91,752

Russell W. Peterson

54,767

James Rodimak

54,767

Frank Grier

54,767

Herbert B. Wood

282

Dorothy L. Hilyard

282

Raymond R. Green

282

Edward A. Breining

92

Lawrence C. Kemp

92

Floyd B. Smith

92

KENT COUNTY

John M. Conway

12,981

J. Allen Frear

12,981

Raymond V. West

12,981

Russell W. Peterson

9,006

James Rodimak

9,006

Frank Grier

9,006

Edward A. Breining

15

Lawrence C. Kemp

15

Floyd B. Smith

15

Herbert B. Wood

52

Dorothy L. Hilyard

52

Raymond R. Green

52

SUSSEX COUNTY

 

John M. Conway

17,971

J. Allen Frear

17,971

Raymond V. West

17,971

Russell W. Peterson

14,305

James Rodimak

14,305

Frank Grier

14,305

Herbert B. Wood

91

Dorothy L. Hilyard

91

Raymond R. Green

91

Edward A. Breining

6

Lawrence C. Kemp

6

Floyd B. Smith

6

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 122,704

Whole number of votes for

J. Allen Frear 122,704

Whole number of votes for

Raymond V. West 122,704

Whole number of votes for

Russell W. Peterson 78,078

Whole number of votes for

James Rodimak 78,078

Whole number of votes for

Frank Grier 78,078

Whole number of votes for

Herbert B. Wood 425

Whole number of votes for

Dorothy L. Hilyard 425

Whole number of votes for

Raymond R. Green 425

Whole number of votes for

Edward A. Breining 113

Whole number of votes for

Lawrence C. Kemp 113

Whole number of votes for

Floyd B. Smith 113

NOW, THEREFORE, I, ELBERT N. CARVEL, Governor of the State of Delaware, do hereby declare that John M. Conway, J. Allen Frear and Raymond V. West 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 Thirteenth day of November in the year of our Lord one thousand nine hundred and sixty-four and of the Independence of the said State the one hundred and eighty-ninth.

(GREAT SEAL)

ELBERT N. CARVEL

By the Governor:

ELISHA C. DUKES, Secretary of State