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Latest Mark Baird Items
California voters in two northern rural counties split the difference Tuesday on two ballot measures aimed at carving out a 51st state called Jefferson, but the half-loaf result hasn't discouraged the movement's organizers.
Splitting California into six states would be complicated and time-consuming but not impossible, according to a state analysis.
There's nothing like a guy with a few million bucks to lend instant credibility to a previously penny-ante movement to split up the state of California.