2016 Wesleyan Discipline: 1508-1510
From Wesleyan Discipline
1508. The election of delegates-at-large shall be arranged for by the recommendation of the Executive Director of Communication and Administration and the approval of the General Board in accordance with the following regulations:
- (1) The parity of equal ministerial and lay membership in the General Conference shall be maintained (2016 Wesleyan Discipline:325; 2016 Wesleyan Discipline:360:3b).
- (2) The established districts shall be considered in alphabetical order, and each eligible district in turn shall be appointed to elect one delegate-at-large. A provisional district shall not be eligible to elect a delegate-at-large.
1510. The General Board shall act upon the recommendation of the Executive Director of Communication and Administration in one of its sessions consistent with the provisions of paragraph 2016 Wesleyan Discipline:1512. The delegates-at-large shall be elected by the appointed districts at the same time and in the same manner as the other General Conference delegates (2016 Wesleyan Discipline:1512-1526).