Senate Constitutional Amendment No 16. Amends Section 8 of Article VI of Constitution. Provides that where superior court vacancy occurs during general election year preceding end of the incumbent judge’s term, election of a full-term successor shall be held at same election as if no vacancy had occurred
Popular Vote Results
Y: 2584152; A: 70.2; N: 1095367; B: 29.8
Senate Constitutional Amendment
Code Sections Affected
Amended Cal. Const. art. VI, section 8.
George J. Hatfield, State Senator, 24th District; Gregory P. Maushart, Judge of the Superior Court of the State of California in and for the County of Merced
SUPERIOR JUDGES, VACANCIES California Proposition 21 (1952).