Submitted to electors by referendum. Amends provisions of Direct Primary Law of 1913 governing nominations at primary elections so as to permit declaration of party affiliation by elector at polls instead of when registering; prescribes -official ballot containing names of all candidates: electors declaring at polls affiliation with party to vote for candidates of that party only and for present non-partisan offices, electors not so declaring to vote for non-partisan offices only; requires election officer, before delivering ballot to elector, to cancel such portion thereof as elector is not entitled to vote.
Popular Vote Results
Y: 319559; A: 47.7; N: 349723; B: 52.3
C. C. Young, Speaker of the Assembly
Alfred L. Bartlett, Assemblyman Sixty-third District
DIRECT PRIMARY LAW California Proposition 4 (1916).