Delaware makes it official: goes for Obama

Whenever a tragedy strikes our nation many remark that no matter what, the foundation we built as a country is what gets us through.  The perfect example of that took place in Dover Monday.


The U.S. Constitution requires the Electoral College to convene on the first Monday after the second Tuesday in December. Delaware Secretary of State Jeffery Bullock gathered the 3 members of the college, officials, and students to make the 2012 official.

Bullock began the noon session with an explanation of the Electoral College.  He said, “people know what it is, but they can’t really say what it does.  For one thing there is no building where the college meets.”  Today’s session was in the state house chambers in Legislative Hall. He then turned the meeting over to Pete Keenan, Abby Betts, and Delores McLamb who officially cast their votes for President Barrack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden.

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Bullock officially certified the 242,584 votes for the President.  He also certified the election results for the other candidates for statewide office.




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