Primatial Election Results

May 31, 2004 -- Below are the results of the fourth ballot:

 

Order of Clergy

Order of Laity

Ronald C. Ferris

44

41

Andrew S. Hutchison

68

97

Spoiled

0

1

Blank

5

5

Total # Cast

117

144

Archbishop Andrew Hutchison of Montreal is elected Primate.
A news release will follow shortly.

The name of Bishop Ralph Spence of the Diocese of Niagara was submitted by the Order of Bishops.

Below are the results of the third ballot:

 

Order of Clergy

Order of Laity

Ronald C. Ferris

38

33

Andrew S. Hutchison

53

70

D. Ralph Spence

25

40

Spoiled

0

0

Blank

1

1

Total # Cast

117

144

Bishop Spence will be removed from subsequent ballots.
A motion form the Order of Clergy requesting more names was defeated.
A motion form the Order of Laity requesting more names was defeated.

Below are the results of the second ballot:

 

Order of Clergy

Order of Laity

Ronald C. Ferris

39

34

Andrew S. Hutchison

55

78

Caleb Lawrence

20

28

Spoiled

1

0

Blank

2

4

Total # Cast

117

144

Bishop Lawrence's name will be removed from subsequent ballots.
On a motion from the Order of Clergy, duly passed, the Order of Bishops is asked to provide more name(s) of nonimees.

Below are the results of the first ballot:

 

Order of Clergy

Order of Laity

Ronald C. Ferris

36

31

Andrew S. Hutchison

48

72

Caleb Lawrence

25

38

Spoiled

1

0

Blank

7

3

Total # Cast

117

144