General Synod elections 2021

Results 2021

The voting and subsequent counting of the votes for the General Synod election for the Diocese of Chester has now been completed.

The counting of votes took place on the afternoon of 13 October 2021. 

The results are listed below. They show the elected candidates and include  the 'Forms of Return', with a breakdown of the elections in stages.

 

Election of six members of the House of Clergy to represent the diocese in General Synod

Joshua Askwith

Ian Bishop

Christopher Blunt

Clair Jaquiss

Gary Kennaugh

Robert Munro

Form of return of Election result

 

Election of four members of the House of Laity to represent the diocese in General Synod
(Archdeaconry of Chester electoral area)

Jason Clarke

Alan Dowen

John Mason

Elizabeth Olsen

Form of return of Election result

 

Election of four members of the House of Laity to represent the diocose in General Synod
(Archdeaconry of Macclesfield electoral area)

Janette Allotey

Samuel Wilson

Julie Withers

Deborah Woods

Form of return of Election result


The Diocese of Chester is required to elect four representatives to the House of Laity for each electoral area, which in the case of the Diocese of Chester correspond to each archdeaconry, and six Proctors in Convocation – members of the House of Clergy representing the Diocese of Chester on the General Synod.

In total, 31 candidates stood for election.

The original list of candidates is below. You can view their individual election addresses by clicking on their names.


Page last updated: 14th October 2021 11:50 AM