Initiative Constitutional Amendment. Declares Supreme or Appellate Court Justice may declare candidacy to succeed himself, otherwise Governor shall nominate candidate; candidate being only one on ballot for such office, and electors voting for or against him; if defeated, or vacancy occurs, Governor appointing until next general election, but defeated person ineligible for appointment Governor's nominations or appointments ineffective unless approved by commission comprising Chief Justice, presiding Appellate Court Justice and Attorney General. Requires retirement system. Provisions inapplicable to superior court judges until adopted by counties in manner provided by Legislature. Makes Constitutional removal and recall provisions applicable.
Popular Vote Results
Y: 810320; A: 52.4; N: 734857; B: 47.6
Code Sections Affected
Added Cal. Const. art. VI, section 26.
Mrs. Duncan S. Robinson, Vice President-at-Large, California Federation of Women's Clubs, Rio Vista; Rufus B. von Kleinsmid, President, University of Southern California
SELECTION OF JUDGES California Proposition 3 (1934).