Saturday, September 23, 2006

Mark Beckwith elected in Newark

Here's the updated post with the third (Final) ballot totals.

Newark Vote Tallies on the Episcopal Election

September 23rd, 2006 posted by kendall at 10:54 am

We’ll be keeping this at the top of the blog. Look for new posts below. Updated: Sept 23, 10:50 a.m.

I am getting a ton of questions and email on this, so here’s the announcement that went out to the Newark diocesan lists yesterday afternoon:

“The election of the 10th Bishop of Newark will take place tomorrow, September 23rd at the Robert Treat Hotel in Newark. The vote will begin sometime after 10 AM. If you would like to follow the vote tallies, you can do so on the Diocese of Newark website:

The Rev. Sandye Wilson and Bill McColl
Communications Committee” (hat tip: LC, MF)


3rd Ballot (FINAL)
Nominees Clergy Vote Lay Vote
Barlowe 0 1
Beckwith 87 166 ELECTED
Gallagher 16 22
Sabune 51 107
Stokes 4 20
Total 159 318

Here’s background information on Bishop-elect Beckwith


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