CHAPTER 535

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 5th day of November, in the year of our Lord one thousand nine hundred and sixty-eight 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

Vincent A. Theisen 70,014

Ruth Concilio 70,014

John R. Hitchens 70,014

Frank J. Gentile, Jr. 68,468

Wilbert Rawley 68,468

Elbert N. Carvel 68,468

Wilbur Meyers 17,931

David P. Hitchcock 17,931

William 0. Phillips 17,931

KENT COUNTY

Vincent A. Theisen 11,082

Ruth Concilio 11,082

John R. Hitchens 11,082

Frank J. Gentile, Jr. 9,055

Wilbert Rawley 9,055

Elbert N. Carvel 9,055

Wilbur Meyers 4,751

David P. Hitchcock 4,751

William 0. Phillips 4,751

SUSSEX COUNTY

Vincent A. Theisen 15,618

Ruth Concilio 15,618

John R. Hitchens 15,618

Frank J. Gentile, Jr. 11,671

Wilbert Rawley 11,671

Elbert N. Carvel 11,671

William 0. Phillips 5,777

David P. Hitchcock 5,777

Wilbur R. Meyers 5,777

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 Vincent A. Theisen

 

96,714

Whole number of votes for Ruth Concilio

 

96,714

Whole number of votes for John R. Hitchens

 

96,714

Whole number of votes for Frank J. Gentile, Jr.

 

89,194

Whole number of votes for Wilbert Rawley

 

89,194

Whole number of votes for Elbert N. Carvel

 

89,194

Whole number of votes for Wilbur Meyers

 

28,459

Whole number of votes for David P. Hitchcock

 

28,459

Whole number of votes for William O. Phillips

 

28,459

Now, therefore, I, Charles L. Terry, Jr., Governor of the State of Delaware, do hereby declare that Vincent A. Theisen, Ruth Concilio and John R. Hitchens 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 15th day of November in the year of our Lord one thousand nine hundred and sixty-eight and of the Independence of the said State the one hundred and ninety-third.

(GREAT SEAL)

CHARLES L. TERRY, JR.

By the Governor:

ELISHA C. DUKES, Secretary of State