California Proposition 7 was on the November 2, 1976 statewide ballot in California as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was approved.
| California Proposition 7 (1976)|
| Yes|| 5,655,742|| 83.10%|
Election Results via: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research
Text of measure
||JUDGES. CENSURE, REMOVAL, JUDICIAL PERFORMANCE COMMISSION. LEGISLATIVE CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT ARTICLE VI. Amends section 8 to change name of "Commission on Judicial Qualifications" to "Commission on Judicial Performance." Amends section 18 to permit Supreme Court to censure or remove judges for "persistent failure or inability" rather than for "wilful and persistent failure" to perform their duties; to permit Commission to admonish judges who act improperly or are derelict in performance of their duties; and to provide that Commission recommendations for censure, removal or retirement of Supreme Court judges be determined by sever court of appeals judges selected by lot. Financial impact: Minor if any effect on state costs.
Path to the ballot
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