Initiative amendment to section 8 ½ of article XI of constitution. Present section unchanged except to authorize chartered cities to establish municipal courts and control appointments, qualifications and tenure of municipal officers and employees; authorizes cities exceeding 175,000 population to consolidate under charter and to annex any contiguous territory, but only upon consent of such territory and of county from which such territory is taken: prescribes procedure for consolidation and annexation.
Popular Vote Results
Y: 248112; A: 43.8; N: 318224; B: 56.2
J. S. Conwell, President Efficiency Commission of Los Angeles
W. E. Gibson
CITY AND COUNTY CONSOLIDATION, AND ANNEXATION WITH CONSENT OF ANNEXED TERRITORY California Proposition 43 (1914).