CHAPTER 537

STATE OF DELAWARE

EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENT

PROCLAMATION

CHARLES L. TERRY, JR.

GOVERNOR OF THE SAID STATE

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

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 and Laws of the State of Delaware, in that behalf, for the election of an Auditor of Accounts for the State of Delaware.

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 Auditor of Accounts were cast as follows, to wit:

NEW CASTLE COUNTY

George W. Cripps 80,757

Walter J. Hoey 63,822

KENT COUNTY

George W. Cripps 12,950

Walter J. Hoey 10,188

SUSSEX COUNTY

George W. Cripps 16,840

Walter J. Hoey 13,919

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 Auditor of Accounts, the result appears as follows, to wit:

Whole number of votes for George W. Cripps 110,547

Whole number of votes for Walter J. Hoey 87,929

Now, therefore, I, Charles L. Terry, Jr., Governor of the State of Delaware, do hereby declare George W. Cripps has received the highest vote at the election aforesaid, and therefore has been and is duly and legally elected Auditor of Accounts for the State of Delaware.

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