Proposition Summary

Assembly Constitutional Amendment 1. Adds section 10a to Article VI of Constitution. Provides that upon conviction of crime involving moral turpitude a justice or judge of any court of this State shall be suspended from office by Supreme Court and his salary shall also be suspended until conviction becomes final. Upon final conviction Supreme Court shall permanently disbar said justice or judge, remove him from office and salary shall cease from suspension. If conviction is reversed Supreme Court shall terminate suspension and justice or judge shall receive salary tor period or suspension.

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Popular Vote Results

Y: 1782350; A: 83.7; N: 346701; B: 16.3

Election Type

General Election

Proposition Type

Assembly Constitutional Amendment

Code Sections Affected

Added Cal Const. art. VI, section 10a.

For Author

Kent H. Redwine, Member of the Assembly, Fifty-seventh District; Chester F. Gannon, Member of the Assembly, Eighth District

Against Author

Robert H. Fouke, Attorney at Law, President, Young Voters League of California