CHAPTER 890

STATE OF DELAWARE

EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENT

PROCLAMATION

RUSSELL W. PETERSON

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 third day of November, in the year of our Lord one thousand nine hundred and seventy 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 Ninety-second Congress of the United States.

AND WHEREAS, the official certificates or returns, of the sa id election , ' held in the several counties of the sa id State, having been duly received and examined by the Governor, it appears from them that the votes in the said counties respectivel y for such Representatives were cast as follows, to wit:

NEW CASTLE COUNTY

John D. Daniello 49,806

Pierre s. duPont, IV 62,792

Walter J. (Doc) Hoey 1,534

KENT COUNTY

John D. Daniello 9,613

Pierre s. duPont, IV 9,945

Walter J. (Doc) Hoey 463

Samuel Shipley 2

Jack Russell 1

Becky Twilley 2

SUSSEX COUNTY

John D. Daniello 12,010

Pierre s. duPont, IV 13,388

Walter J. (Doc) Hoey 763

AND WHEREAS, the said returns of the election for the choice of a Representative of and for the said Sta te in the ninety-second 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 afor esa id, and enumerated and ascertained the number of votes for each and every candidate or person voted for , for such Repre sen tativ e, the result appears as follows, to wit:

Whole number of votes for John D. Daniello 71,429

Whole number of votes for Pierre S. duPont, IV 86,125

Whole number of votes for Walter J. (Doc) Hoey 2,760

Whole number of votes for Samuel Shipley 2

Whole number of votes for Jack Russell 1

Whole number of votes for Becky Twilley 2

NOW, THEREFORE , I, Russell W. Peterson, Governor of the State of Delaware, do hereby declare that Pierre S. du Po nt, IV has received the highest vote at the election aforesaid, and therefore has been and i s duly and legally elected the Representative of and for the State of Delaware in the Ninety-second Congress of th e United States.

GIVEN UNDER MY HAND and the Great Seal of the said State, at Dover, the twenty-seventh day of November in the year of our Lord one thousand nine hundred and seventy and of the Independence of the s aid State the one hundred and ninety-fifth.

(GREAT SEAL)

By the Go vernor:

RUSSELL W. PETERSON

EUGENE BUNTING, Secretar y of State.