REAPPORTIONMENT. LEGISLATIVE CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT. Repeals, amends, and restates various provisions of the Constitution relating to reapportionment of Senate, Assembly, congressional, and Board of Equalization districts. Eliminates provisions previously judicially invalidated. Eliminates requirement that only persons eligible to become citizens be counted in equalizing populations in legislative districts. Sets forth in a new article the standards to which the Legislature is required to conform in adjusting the boundaries of these districts each decade. These standards include requirements for single-member districts, reasonably equal population districts, contiguousness of a district, a consecutive numbering system, and respecting the geographical integrity of cities and counties. Fiscal impact on state or local governments: No direct fiscal effect.
Popular Vote Results
Y: 2989761; A: 54.7; N: 2475818; B: 45.3
Assembly Constitutional Amendment
Code Sections Affected
Repealed and Added Cal. Const. art. IV, section 6, Repealed Cal. Const. art. IV, section 27, Amended Cal. Const. art. III, section 17, Added Cal. Const. art. XXI
REAPPORTIONMENT. California Proposition 6 (1980).