UMC Under Investigation for Voter Irregularities
The United Methodist Church recently voted to tighten restrictions on LGBTQ rights within the church. While many local churches are ignoring the results of the vote, but it still stands that the UMC now has restrictions for LGBTQ clergy and congregations. However, recently it has been discovered that some ineligible delegates obtained voting credentials, according to Newsweek.
Because of that, the UMC is now investigating voting Irregularities within the church. During the conference when the votes were cast there was (ostensibly) extra security to ensure that only delegates and their reserves could access the voting area. However, there were at least four unauthorized people who voted. It definitely seems like whenever voter fraud occurs it favors a certain side…
Gary W. Graves, the secretary of the General Conference said