Article XI–Election of a Bishop

from the Constitution and Canons of the Diocese of New Jersey



Election of a Bishop 

SECTION 1. A Bishop may be elected at the annual or at a special meeting of the Convention. 

SECTION 2. The quorum required in this Constitution for the transaction of business of the Convention shall be present at the election of a Bishop and the vote shall be by Orders. A concurrent majority in both orders shall be necessary for an election. 

SECTION 3. When a Bishop is to be elected, a special Nominating Committee shall be appointed as provided by Canon.