Voting for GC/NEJ delegates

New England Conference Delegation to 2020 General and Northeastern Jurisdictional conferences 

Our delegations to the 2020 General and Jurisdictional conferences will be elected at our 2019 Annual Conference session – June 13-15 in Manchester, NH. 

The New England delegation to each conference will be six members: three clergy and three laity. The six elected as NEJ Conference delegates will serve as alternates to the General Conference. We also elect six alternates to the NEJ Conference – for a total of 18 persons (9 clergy, 9 laity) elected. 

The 2020 General Conference will be May 5-15 in Minneapolis, MN. The 2020 Northeastern Jurisdictional Conference will take place July 13-17 in Hunt Valley, MD. 

Nominations

Nominations were due to the Conference Secretary by May 1, 2019 at secretary@neumc.org

Find the nominations that were submitted by May 1 here

Nominations can also be made from the floor (see rules below)

Rules and Procedures

Everything you need to know about who is eligible to be a delegate, how to get nominated, and who can vote in the election can be found in our Conference Rules of Order Article IX. Election of delegates to General and Jurisdictional Conference and in the 2016 Book of Discipline paragraphs 35 and 36. 

Here is a document highlighting the rules and procedures for nominations and elections 

Here is a document with more in-depth information about clergy eligibility

Instructions for using your 2019 voting machines