Proposition Summary

Assembly Constitutional Amendment No. 20. Authorizes City of Vernon in• Los Angeles County to propose charter for adoption by city electors and ratification by Legislature. Limits power of originating future charter amendments to city council. Permits charter to define voting eligibility in city elections. If less than 135 registered voters reside in city on day of charter adoption election, permits charter to fix voting eligibility and eligibility for office without regard to residence and on basis of property ownership. Confines future annexations to uninhabited territory.

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Popular Vote Results

Y: 1067525; A: 40.3; N: 1583890; B: 59.7

Election Type

General Election

Proposition Type

Assembly Constitutional Amendment

For Author

Frank G. Bonelli, Member of Assembly, 52nd Assembly District; Charles W. Lyon, Member of Assembly, 59th Assembly District; Herbert R. Klocksiem, Member of Assembly, 44th Assembly District

Against Author

Stanford C. Shaw, Member of Assembly, 72nd Assembly District, San Bernardino County