CHAPTER 581

STATE OF DELAWARE

EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENT

PROCLAMATION

CHARLES L. TERRY, JR.

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-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 election of a Representative for the people of the said State, in the Ninetieth CONGRESS 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 Representative were cast as follows, to wit:

NEW CASTLE COUNTY

 

William V. Roth, Jr.

66,871

Harris B. McDowell, Jr

49,718

KENT COUNTY

 

William V. Roth, Jr.

9,907

Harris B. McDowell, Jr.

9,184

SUSSEX COUNTY

 

William V. Roth, Jr.

14,183

Harris B. McDowell, Jr.

13,240

AND WHEREAS, The said returns of the election for the

choice of a Representative of and for the said State in the 90th

Congress of the United States, 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 Representative, the result appears as follows, to wit:

Whole number of votes for

William V. Roth, Jr 90,961

Whole number of votes for

Harris B. McDowell, Jr. 72,142

NOW, THEREFORE, I, Charles L. Terry, Jr., Governor of the State of Delaware, do hereby declare that William V. Roth, Jr. has received the highest vote at the election aforesaid, and therefore has been and is duly and legally elected the Representative of and for the State of Delaware in the Ninetieth Congress of the United States.

GIVEN UNDER MY HAND and the Great Seal of the said State, at Dover, the 18th day of November in

(GREAT SEAL) the year of our Lord one thousand nine hundred and sixty-six and of the Independence of the said State the one hundred and ninety-first.

CHARLES L. TERRY, JR.

By the Governor:

ELISHA C. DUKES, Secretary of State