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Election of the Prolocutor – Results of the Fourth Ballot

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Date
2007 June 19-25
Source
General Synod. Minutes
Record Type
Act 28
Date
2007 June 19-25
Source
General Synod. Minutes
Record Type
Act 28
Prologue
Nominations for the Position of Prolocutor
Bishop Susan Moxley described the election process and presented the following nominees:
- Rev. Dr. Stephen Andrews
- Archdeacon Bruce Bryant-Scott
- Dean Terry Dance
- Ms. Heather Dixon
- Canon Robert Falby
- Ms. Suzanne Lawson
- Rev. Dr. Richard Leggett
- Dean James Merrett
- Rev. Robert Towler
The nominators were given the opportunity to briefly introduce their candidates to the membership and biographical information on each candidate was provided. All nominees introduced themselves to the members of Synod and ballots were distributed and collected.
Bishop Moxley advised that any candidate wishing to have his/her name withdrawn following any ballot was requested to advise the General Secretary.
Election of the Prolocutor - Results of the First Ballot
- Rev. Dr. Stephen Andrews 79
- Archdeacon Bruce Bryant-Scott 15
- Dean Terry Dance 20
- Ms. Heather Dixon 11
- Canon Robert Falby 59
- Ms. Suzanne Lawson 47
- Rev. Dr. Richard Leggett 28
- Dean James Merrett 7
- Rev. Robert Towler 18
Total number of ballots 284
The name of the nominee with the lowest number of votes was dropped and Archdeacon Bryant-Scott and Ms. Dixon requested that their names be removed, leaving six names on the 2nd ballot. Ballots were distributed and collected.
Election of the Prolocutor - Results of the Second Ballot
- Rev. Dr. Stephen Andrews 109
- Dean Terry Dance 16
- Canon Robert Falby 74
- Ms. Suzanne Lawson 58
- Rev. Dr. Richard Leggett 21
- Rev. Robert Towler 13
Total number of ballots 291
The name of the nominee with the lowest number of votes was dropped and Dean Dance and Rev. Towler requested that their names be removed from the 3rd ballot, leaving four names on the ballot. Ballots were distributed and collected.
Election of the Prolocutor - Results of the Third Ballot
- Rev. Dr. Stephen Andrews 131
- Canon Robert Falby 90
- Ms. Suzanne Lawson 60
- Rev. Dr. Richard Leggett 9
Total number of ballots 290
The name of the nominee with the lowest number of votes was dropped and Ms. Lawson requested that her name be removed from the 4th ballot, leaving two names on the ballot. Ballots were distributed and collected.
Text
Rev. Dr. Stephen Andrews 156
Canon Robert Falby 133
Total number of ballots 289
The Primate declared that the Rev. Dr. Stephen Andrews was elected Prolocutor. Act 28
Notes
Dr. Andrews is the President and Vice-Chancellor of Thorneloe University in Sudbury, Ontario, in the Dioocese of Algoma.
Subjects
Anglican Church of Canada. General Synod. Prolocutor
Andrews, Stephen (Stephen Gregory Weed), 1956-
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