CalPERS and Cumulative Voting

California has a strong historical bias in favor of cumulative voting in the election of directors. In fact, California’s 1879 Constitution enshrined cumulative voting as a constitutional right. Cal. Const. of 1879, Art. XII, § 12 (repealed). The 1931 California General Corporation Law continued mandatory cumulative voting.

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