Senate Constitutional Amendment 20. Adds Section 2¾ to Article II of Constitution. Declares candidate for judicial, school, county, township, or other non-partisan office, receiving at primary election votes on majority of all ballots cast for such office shall be elected thereto; where two or more candidates are to be elected to an office and more candidates receive a majority than are to be elected, those securing highest votes of those receiving such majority, and equaling number to be elected, shall be elected, declares freeholder’s charter governs whenever it provides different method of election.
Popular Vote Results
Y: 595413; A: 73.8; N: 210915; B: 26.2
Senate Constitutional Amendment
Code Sections Affected
Added Cal. Const. art. II, section 2 3/4.
Edgar S. Hurley, State Senator, Sixteenth District; Herbert, C. Jones, State Senator, Twenty-eighth District
ELECTION AT PRIMARY California Proposition 23 (1926).