California Proposition 1, Direct Primary Law (October 1915)

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California Proposition 1, pertaining to the Direct Primary Law, was on the October 26, 1915 ballot in California as a veto referendum, where it was defeated.

The ballot summary was, "Submitted to electors by referendum. Defines political parties; declares that office of United States senator, representative in congress, congressional party committeeman, delegate to national party convention and presidential elector shall be partisan, and all other offices nonpartisan; regulates primary elections, nomination of candidates, form of ballot and voting at such elections, canvassing returns thereof, contests and fees; defines lawful campaign expenses and requires statement thereof; provides for election and organization of congressional party committees by political parties; provides penalties for violation of act, and repeals primary law of 1913."

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