CHAPTER 738

PROCLAMATION

STATE OF DELAWARE

EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENT

RUSSELL W. PETERSON

GOVERNOR OF 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 7th day of November, in the year of our Lord one thousand nine hundred and seventy-two 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

100,681

Evelyn Greenwood

100,681

Harvey H. Lawson

100,681

Alexis I. DuPont Bayard

70,190

J. Allen Frear

70,190

Elbert N. Carvel

70,190

Virginia M. Lynda!!

1,906

Clarence W. McKinney

1,906

Henry M. Majka

1,906

Irvin R. Pusey

179

Margaret Norris

179

W. Joel Copeland

179

KENT COUNTY

 

Vincent A. Theisen

17,712

Evelyn Greenwood

17,712

Harvey H. Lawson

17,712

Alexis I. DuPont Bayard

10,463

J. Allen Frear

10,463

Elbert N. Carvel

10,463

Virginia M. Lyndall

357

Clarence W. McKinney

357

Henry M. Majka

357

Irvin R. Pusey

24

Margaret Norris

24

W. Joel Copeland

24

SUSSEX COUNTY

 

Vincent A. Theisen

21,964

Evelyn Greenwood

21,964

Harvey H. Lawson

21,964

Alexis I. DuPont Bayard

11,630

J. Allen Frear

11,630

Elbert N. Carvel

11,630

Virginia M. Lyndall

375

Clarence W. McKinney

375

Henry M. Majka

375

Irvin R. Pusey

35

Margaret Norris

35

W. Joel Copeland

35

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 140,357

Whole number of votes for

Evelyn Greenwood 140,357

Whole number of votes for

Harvey H. Lawson 140,357

Whole number of votes for

Alexis I. DuPont Bayard

Whole number of votes for

J. Allen Frear

While number of votes for

Elbert N. Carve!
Whole number of votes for

Virginia M. Lynda!!
Whole number of votes for

Clarence W. McKinney
Whole number of votes for

Henry M. Majka
Whole number of votes for

Irvin R. Pusey
Whole number of votes for

Margaret Norris 238
Whole number of votes for

W. Joel Copeland 238

NOW, THEREFORE, I, RUSSELL W. PETERSON, Governor of the State of Delaware, do hereby declare that Vincent A. Theisen, Evelyn Greenwood, and Harvey H. Lawson have received the highest vote at the election aforesaid, and therefore have been 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 twenty-first day of November in the year of our Lord one thousand nine

(GREAT SEAL) hundred and Seventy-two and of the Independence of the said State the one hundred and ninety-seventh.

RUSSELL W. PETERSON, Governor WALTON H. SIMPSON, Secretary of State