CHAPTER 843

STATE OF DELAWARE

EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENT

DOVER

PROCLAMATION

SHERMAN W. TRIBBITT

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 5th day of November, in the year of our Lord one thousand nine hundred and seventy-four 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-Fourth Congress 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 Representative were cast as follows, to wit:

NEW CASTLE COUNTY

 

Pierre S. DuPont, IV

66,726

James R. Soles

43,308

John Trager

1,185

Donald G. Gies, Jr.

860

George C. Brown

303

Melvin Dillard

121

KENT COUNTY

 

Pierre S. DuPont, IV

11,269

James R. Soles

9,611

Donald G. Gies, Jr.

144

John C. Trager

31

George C. Brown

30

Melvin Dillard

16

SUSSEX COUNTY

Pierre S. DuPont, IV 15,831

James R. Soles 10,571

Donald G. Gies, Jr. 246

George C. Brown 37

John Trager 25

Melvin Dillard 14

And whereas, The said returns of the election for the choice of a Representative of and for the said State in the 94th 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 aforesaid, and enumerated and ascertained the number of votes for each and every candidate or person voted for, for such Representative, the result appears as follows, to wit :

Whole number of votes for Pierre S. duPont, IV

93,826

Whole number of votes for James R. Soles

63,490

Whole number of votes for Donald G. Gies, Jr.

1,250

Whole number of votes for John Trager

1,241

Whole number of votes for George C. Brown

370

Whole number of votes for Melvin Dillard

151

NOW, THEREFORE, I, SHERMAN W. TRIBBITT Governor of the State of Delaware, do hereby declare that Pierre S. duPont, IV has received the highest vote at the election aforesaid, and therefore has been and is duly and legally elected the Representative of and for the State of Delaware in the Ninety-Fourth Congress of the United States.

GIVEN UNDER MY HAND and the Great Seal of the said State, at Dover, the 6th day of December in the year of our Lord one thousand nine hundred

(GREAT SEAL) and seventy-four and of the Independence of the said State the one hundred and Ninety-ninth.

By the Governor: SHERMAN W. TRIBBITT

ROBERT H. REED, Secretary of State