CHAPTER 584

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 and Laws of the State of Delaware, in that behalf, for the election of a State Treasurer 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 the said counties respectively for such State Treasurer were cast as follows, to wit:

NEW CASTLE COUNTY

 

Daniel J. Ross

69,000

J. Edwin Lewis

46,312

KENT COUNTY

 

Daniel J. Ross

9,518

J. Edwin Lewis

9,380

SUSSEX COUNTY

 

Daniel J. Ross

14,088

J. Edwin Lewis

13,138

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 State Treasurer, the result appears as follows, to wit:

Whole number of votes for

Daniel J. Ross 92,606

Whole number of votes for

J. Edwin Lewis 68,830

NOW, THEREFORE, I, Charles L. Terry, Jr., Governor of the State of Delaware, do hereby declare that Daniel J. Ross has received the highest vote at the election aforesaid, and therefore has been and is duly and legally elected State Treasurer of the State of Delaware.

GIVEN UNDER MY HAND and the Great Seal of the said State, at Dover, the 18th day of November in the year of our Lord one thousand nine hundred

(GREAT SEAL) 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