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Another County Votes to Secede From California

Another County Votes to Secede From California
Posted September 26th, 2013 @ 1:09pm by Kevin Spak, Newser Staff

(NEWSER– The hypothetical state of Jefferson got another would-be member last night, when the supervisors of Modoc County voted 4-0 to secede from California. Neighboring Siskiyou County also voted to cut ties from the state earlier this month, as part of a grand vision of uniting several other conservative Northern California and like-minded southern Oregon counties into a new state. Chairwoman Geri Byrne tells al-Jazeera that in a packed crowd of around 40 constituents, only two spoke against succession.

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