Assembly Constitutional Amendment 98. Empowers county over fifteen hundred thousand population at election to adopt new method selecting superior court judges. Governor appoints to fill vacancies from recommendations by board comprising Chief Justice Supreme Court, Presiding Justice Appellate District Court and county's State Senator. Appointment is until general election after four years following April first succeeding occurrence of vacancy. If incumbent declares candidacy people determine whether he be retained. If not, Governor appoints from those then recommended by board. Candidacy of each judge submitted to people each six years. People vote to retain or retire him.
Popular Vote Results
Y: 659355; A: 47.4; N: 733075; B: 52.6
Assembly Constitutional Amendment
Eleanor Miller, Member of the Assembly, 47th District; Lawrence Cobb, Member of the Assembly, 58th District
Assemblyman Ira S. Hatch, 70th Assembly District
SUPERIOR COURT JUDGES California Proposition 14 (1934).