Assembly Constitutional Amendment 58. Amends section 8 of Article XI of Constitution. Declares that at election for adoption of charter by cities, or cities and counties, electors shall first vote on question, "Shall I a board of freeholders be elected to frame a proposed' new charter?" and secondly for freeholders, provided that the fifteen candidates for freeholder receiving highest number of vot8S shall be elected only if first question receives majority vote of electors voting thereon. Authorizes legislative body of city, or city and county, to frame a charter for submission to electors.
Popular Vote Results
Y: 834864; A: 52.6; N: 751314; B: 47.4
Assembly Constitutional Amendment
Code Sections Affected
Amended Cal. Const. art. XI, section 8.
Gardiner Johnson, Member of the Assembly, Nineteenth District; Melvyn I. Cronin, Member of the Assembly, Twenty-fifth District
CHARTERS OF CITIES AND CITIES AND COUNTIES California Proposition 24 (1936).