Proposition Summary

Legislative Constitutional Amendment. Repeals, amends, and revises various provisions of Constitution relating to public school system state institutions and public buildings, cities and counties, corporations and public utilities, water use, state civil service, future constitutional revisions, and other matters, Legislature may provide that Superintendent of Public Instruction be chosen by method other than election; and Legislature may increase membership of Public Utilities Commission.

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Popular Vote Results

Y: 2606748; A: 43.0; N: 3462301; B: 57.0

Election Type

General Election

Proposition Type

Assembly Constitutional Amendment

Relevant Case

State Bd. of Educ. v. Honig: 13 Cal. App. 4th 720, 1993; Lake Forest Community Ass'n v. County of Orange: 86 Cal. App. 3d, 1978

For Author

Joe A. Consalves, Assemblyman; Richard J. Dolwig, Senator; Bruce W. Sumner, Judge, Chairman, Constitution Revision Commission; Robert Finch, Lieutenant Governor; Jesse M. Unruh, Speaker of the Assembly; Hugh M. Burns, President Pro Tempore of the Senate

Against Author

John Stull, Assemblyman 80th District; Robert H. Burke, Assemblyman 70th District; H. L. Richardson, Senator 19th District