Harrison wins re-election


The Bylaws of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod (LCMS) instruct the Secretary of the Synod to notify the candidates in the Synod’s presidential election of the results of the balloting at least two weeks prior to the convention. The candidates were informed earlier today, June 15, of the results of the June 11–14 ballot, and those results are now made public as received from Election-America, the Garden City, NY company that provided the Internet voting site and conducted the balloting.

For President:Matthew C. Harrison3,507 votes (56.96%)
David P. E. Maier 393 votes (6.38%)
Dale A. Meyer 2,257 votes (36.66%)

Total Votes Cast:6,157
Total Electorate:7,348
Percentage Voted:83.79%

A majority of votes cast is required for election. Matthew C. Harrison, having received 56.96 percent of the votes cast, is the President-elect of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod for a third term of office, 2016–2019.

Raymond L. Hartwig, Secretary
The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod

About Pastor Joshua Scheer

Pastor Joshua Scheer is the Senior Pastor of Our Savior Lutheran Church in Cheyenne, Wyoming. He is also the Editor-in-chief of Brothers of John the Steadfast. He oversees all of the work done by Steadfast Lutherans. He is a regular host of Concord Matters on KFUO. Pastor Scheer and his lovely wife Holly (who writes and manages the Katie Luther Sisters) have four children and enjoy living in Wyoming.


Harrison wins re-election — 51 Comments

  1. Esteemed Mathew Harrison garu
    Warmest greetings in the most awesome name of jesus, the king of kings and the lord of jesus, the king of kings and the lord of lords. WE, and all members of our congregation are quite happy and healthy by the abundant grace of god and by your fervent prayers .

    I heartly congrulations to win the 3rd term LCMS Elections as president sir. Really you are a great servent of God sir,you are a faithful leader of LCMS sir, you got 56.96/ percentage of votes sir, I think it is a God,s plan sir. my congregation people and my 10 church planters and Children Bible school teachers and Adult Literacy teachers and learnear,s all are sending greetings to you sir. I pray that may our mighty lord use you for spreading His name for many more year,s coming a head. I am greatly inspired by your wondeful services, May God bless you abundantly.
    J.Moses Ratna kumar,M.A;
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