If voters approve the measure, it would still have to be ratified by Congress. More recently, a group of Californians proposed the state leave the union altogether (they called it Calexit) after Donald Trump was elected president in 2016.
"Political representation of California's diverse population and economies has rendered the state almost ungovernable".
Partitioning California into three states would increase the size of the U.S. Senate from 100 to 104 members, and the state's 55 electoral points would be divided among the three, according to Ballotpedia. The measure aims to create states with relatively equal populations and economic strengths. As he did when he pushed a failed initiative to break the state into six states, Draper saysCalifornia as it now exists is simply too large to be governed effectively.
Then the plan would have to overcome likely court challenges - and still win approval from Congress, the Hill reported. "Californians deserve a better future". California would be comprised of about 12.3 million residents, centered around Los Angeles County, and would include five other counties along the coast and to the north.
It is not Draper's first attempt to divide California.
Northern California: This would include the Bay Area and the 31 remaining counties north of Sacramento. Republicans won't like the addition of four US senators - at least two of whom would likely be Democrats - which would dilute the built-in advantage their small-state strength now gives them in the upper chamber.
"This measure would cost taxpayers billions of dollars to pay for the massive transactional costs of breaking up the state, whether it be universities, parks, or retirement systems", Maviglio said via Twitter.
"When you get together and you start something fresh, you have a new way to look at it and create better things" he added. An initiative that seeks to split California into three states has qualified for the state's November 2018 ballot.
Trump, Trudeau swap jokes but hold firm in trade dispute Canada and Mexico, the other members of the 1994 pact, have been frustrated by the slow pace of talks to renegotiate NAFTA. The leaders discussed the question of Russias inclusion in the group but reached no conclusion, Trump said.
Alito emphasized the ruling was based on whether or not Ohio's process violated federal law, not if it was good policy or not. It means other states are now likely to follow Ohio's lead , and may even do so in a hurry before the midterm elections.
Obviously I understand you have got the Champions League and Premier League - so many big competitions - and it is every season. Southgate's squad fly to Russian Federation on Tuesday and play Tunisia in their first group game on Monday, 18 June.
If you or someone you love needs help, the National Suicide Prevention hotline is 1-800-273-TALK (8255) or text "talk" to 741741. Clinical Psychologist Paula Bloom talked with 11Alive to help viewers gain a better understanding of mental health issues.
According to Nelson , when a maintenance crew managed to get the animal to leave the ledge, it only jumped onto a nearby building. This article was updated to reflect the lack of information on the raccoon's situation following its ascension to the roof .
Blades will be a uniquely mobile experience, although Bethesda also has plans to bring it to consoles, PC, and even VR. Fallout 76 will now allow players to build settlements and interact with other players in an always online platform.
CBS News' David Martin reports that Pentagon spokesperson Dana White said Defense Secretary James Mattis "was not surprised". Trump said the U.S. will cut back on its military exercises with South Korea but will not withdraw any American forces.
Thiem making unforced errors . "I think everybody can stop talking about it now". "The watch keeps going always", Nadal said. Katherine Lam is a breaking and trending news digital producer for Fox News. "I was very scared".
Bethesda will be streaming their press conference on Twitch and YouTube at 6:30PM PT / 9:30PM ET (June 10) / 2:30AM BST (June 11). If you're die-hard for the Fallout games, I'm sure you've already put in you pre-order although there's now no release date yet.
With that being said, they have "breakfast" burgers, as well. "Why is ihop going thru a mid life crisis", tweeted another. And Red Robin, which doesn't have a breakfast menu, teased: "We're as serious about pancakes as IHOb is about burgers".
The statement noted Johnson was known as a mentor to other inmates, and cited recommendations for clemency from prison officials. Ivanka Trump was one of the first people she reached out to about Johnson's case, Kardashian told CNN's Van Jones on Thursday.
Ghana not voting for 2026 WC host
China is widely expected to bid to host a future World Cup, and is planning to build 70,000 soccer pitches by 2020. All three hosts should get automatic places in the lineup, and each host a game on opening day.
N Korea media highlights Trump concessions on war games
The North Korean leader's concerns that spies might seek to investigate his bodily waste might have some historical precedent. US President Donald Trump arrived at the venue just 60 seconds before the summit was to begin.
Former NBA star Dennis Rodman arrives for Trump-Kim summit
South Korean President Moon Jae-in, right, gestures as he speaks to Kim Yo-jong, the sister to North Korean leader Kim Jong-un. Singapore is one of the few countries that have diplomatic relations with both the United States and North Korea.
Assassin's Creed Odyssey Screens Leak Out
Ubisoft this year confirmed that its pre-show E3 briefing will begin on Monday, June 11 at 1pm PT / 4 pm ET / 9pm BST / 10pm CEST. A few information about its story has been revealed along with a lovely trailer showing its vast world and vibrant colors.
Porsche Taycan is the Mission E's official production name
Three years ago, Porsche debuted its Mission E concept , the first electric vehicle to challenge Elon Musk's Tesla Model S. The announcement of the baptism was made by Porsche on Friday during a " 70 years of Porsche Sports Cars " ceremony.
Everton, Newcastle interested in Marcus Rashford loan
Henderson, meanwhile, told media on Friday he was happy to play in a more advanced role, if that's what Southgate wished. We've a sneaking suspicion this won't go down too well with Manchester United supporters. "It's different now.
Inside Anthony Bourdain's Final Days Before His Death
A source told People that Bourdain was on a tight film schedule, leaving him "absolutely exhausted". "He loved Vietnamese food ". The French prosecutor confirmed that he died by suicide while staying at the Le Chambard Hotel in the old part of Kaysersberg.