Initiative measure. Amends Constitution, Article IV, Section 6. For choosing legislators requires Legislature, immediately following each Federal census, and next Legislature using 1920 census, to divide State into forty senatorial and eighty assembly districts, comprising contiguous territory, with assembly districts as equal in population as possible, no county or city and county containing more than one senatorial district, and no senatorial district comprising more than three counties of small population; creates Reapportionment Commission, comprising Lieutenant Governor, Attorney General, Surveyor General, Secretary of State, and State Superintendent of Public Instruction, to make apportionment if Legislature fails to act.
Popular Vote Results
Y: 437003; A: 54.6; N: 363208; B: 45.4
Code Sections Affected
Amended Cal. Const. art. IV, section 6.
David P. Barrows
Dana R. Weller
LEGISLATIVE REAPPORTIONMENT California Proposition 28 (1926).