Assembly Constitutional Amendment No 14. Amends Section 16 of Article V of the Constitution. Provides that successor to vacancy in Governor’s Office shall serve until completion of Governor’s unexpired term. Adds provisions designating successors to fill Governor’s Office in case Governor-elect dies prior to commencement of his term or fails to take office. Requires Legislature to select acting Governor in cases no provided for herein. Designates successors to fill Office of Lieutenant Governor in case he succeeds to governorship.
Popular Vote Results
Y: 2379835; A: 77.5; N: 689554; N: 22.5
Assembly Constitutional Amendment
Code Sections Affected
Amended Cal. Const. art. V, aection 16.
William H. Rosenthal, Assemblyman, 40th Dist.; George J. Hatfield, Senator, 24th Dist.
Ralph M. Brown, Assemblyman, 30th Dist.
SUCCESSION TO GOVERNORSHIP California Proposition 9 (1948).