Proposition Summary

Senate Constitutional Amendment 26. Adds section 11 to Article XVI of Constitution. Approves and legalizes State Building Bond Act of 1935, passed by Legislature, and the issuance and sale of $13,950,000 of state bonds and use f proceeds thereof, all as provided in said act which authorizes such bonds to provide funds for certain major construction and improvements including improvements to various state buildings and construction of a few state prison in southern part of State.

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Popular Vote Results

Y: 211683; A: 46.7; N: 241414; B: 53.3

Election Type

Special Election

Proposition Type

Senate Constitutional Amendment

For Author

Thos. F. Scollan, Nineteenth Senatorial District, Sacramento County; Walter H. Duval, Thirty-third Senatorial District, Ventura County; Chris N. Jespersen, Twenty-ninth Senatorial District, San Luis Obispo County; William F. Knowland, Sixteenth Senatorial District, Alameda County; W. P. Rich, Tenth Senatorial District, Yuba County; Edgar W. Stow, Thirty-first Senatorial District, Santa Barbara County; Ralph E. Swing, Thirty-sixth Senatorial District, San Bernardino County