Initiative measure adding Section 6 ½ to Article IV of Constitution. Creates reapportionment commission composed of Secretary of State, Attorney General and Surveyor General. If Legislature fails, at first session after each census, to adjust senatorial and assembly districts and reapportion representation as provided by Constitution, requires said commission to make such adjustment and reapportionment, and file same with Secretary of State, within three months after adjournment of such legislative session. Declares said commission shall make and file such reapportionment on basis of 1920 census within three months after this amendment takes effect.
Popular Vote Results
Y: 319456; A: 39.3; N: 492923; B: 60.7
Code Sections Affected
Added Cal. Const. art. IV, section 6 1/2.
Ralph Arnold, Executive Chairman, All Parties Reapportionment Committee
C. C. Teague
REAPPORTIONMENT COMMISSION California Proposition 20 (1926).