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Modoc and Siskiyou Counties in far Northern California are looking to secede and create their own state called Jefferson. (CBS)

Secession Measure In Far Northern California Met With Limited Interest By Voters

Voters in two far Northern California counties are showing only tepid interest in advisory measures that call for creating a 51st state named Jefferson.

06/03/2014

(CBS)

NorCal County Residents To Vote On Abandoning California, Forming 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.

05/28/2014

Modoc and Siskiyou Counties in far Northern California are looking to secede and create their own state called Jefferson. (CBS)

2nd Northern California County Votes For Secession

A second far Northern California county has voted to secede from the state after Modoc County supervisors voted 4-0 in favor of secession.

09/24/2013

(CBS)

Northern California County Board Votes For Secession From State

A far Northern California county where residents have complained they lack representation at the state capitol wants to separate from California.

09/04/2013

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Opinion: Seceding From The Union Is Not A Good Idea

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.

11/23/2012