2 Northern California Counties Declaring Independence From California In Hopes Of Forming State Of Jefferson
Residents of Modoc and Siskiyou counties were expected to submit declarations in Sacramento Thursday to formally withdraw from California. They’d like to form the 51st state of Jefferson.
Voters in two far Northern California counties are showing only tepid interest in advisory measures that call for creating a 51st state named Jefferson.
Voters in Del Norte and Tehama, with a combined population of about 91,000, will decide June 3 on an advisory measure that asks each county’s board of supervisors to join a wider effort to form a 51st state named Jefferson.
A second far Northern California county has voted to secede from the state after Modoc County supervisors voted 4-0 in favor of secession.
A far Northern California county where residents have complained they lack representation at the state capitol wants to separate from California.
I find interest in the circus surrounding people in the fifty states of the Union petitioning to secede from the United States since President Barack Obama was reelected two weeks ago, I’ll be the first to admit that any state seceding from the Union is a terrible idea.