CHAPTER 844

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 and Laws of the State of Delaware, in that behalf, for the election of a Attorney General OF THE STATE OF DELAWARE.

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 said county respectively for such Attorney General were cast as follows, to wit :

NEW CASTLE COUNTY

 

Richard R. Wier, Jr.

58,005

Lawrence M. Sullivan

49,540

Samuel R. Wilson, Jr.

1,344

The Rev. Harry H. Conner

481

KENT COUNTY

 

Richard R. Wier, Jr.

12,568

Lawrence M. Sullivan

7,177

Samuel R. Wilson, Jr.

507

The Rev. Harry H. Conner

70

SUSSEX COUNTY

 

Richard R. Wier, Jr.

13,631

Lawrence M. Sullivan

10,584

Samuel R. Wilson, Jr.

1,340

The Rev. Harry H, Conner

66

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 Attorney General the result appears as follows, to wit:

Whole number of votes for Richard R. Wier, Jr.

84,204

Whole number of votes for Lawrence M. Sullivan . . . .

67,301

Whole number of votes for Samuel R. Wilson, Jr.

3,191

Whole number of votes for

 

The Reverend Harry H. Conner

617

NOW, THEREFORE, I, Sherman W. Tribbitt Governor of the State of Delaware, do hereby declare that Richard R. Wier, Jr. has received the highest vote at the election aforesaid, and therefore has been and is duly and legally elected the Attorney General of and for the State of Delaware.

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