CHAPTER 846

EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENT

DOVER

PROCLAMATION

SHERMAN W. TRIBBITT

GOVERNOR OF SAID STATE

To all persons to whom these presents shall come, Greeting:

Where, 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 Auditor of Accounts 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 Auditor of Accounts were cast as follows, to wit:

NEW CASTLE COUNTY

Richard T. Collins 52,789

Emilie E. Tugend 47,969

Robert E. Booth 4,669

Evelyn G. Cox 483

KENT COUNTY

Richard T. Collin 7,562

Emilie E. Tugend 10,420

Robert E. Booth 1,918

Evelyn G. Cox 73

SUSSEX COUNTY

Richard T. Collins 12,557

Emilie E. Tugend 11,479

Robert E. Booth 1,175

Evelyn G. Cox 78

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 Richard T. Collins

72,908

Whole number of votes for Emilie E. Tugend

69,868

Whole number of votes for Robert E. Booth

7,762

Whole number of votes for Evelyn G. Cox

634

NOW, THEREFORE, I, SHERMAN W. TRIBBITT Governor of the State of Delaware, do hereby declare that Richard T. Collins has received the highest vote at the election aforesaid, and therefore has been and is duly and legally elected the Auditor of Accounts 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