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Distribution of answers submitted by Household (Single) voters.
No, there is no evidence that splitting California into 6 separate states will provide any benefits
Yes, replacing the California State Government with six smaller state governments will cut bureaucracy and make government services more efficient
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Silicon Valley based Technology investor Tim Draper is attempting to collect 1 million signatures to add a proposition to the 2014 California ballot that would split California into 6 Separate States. Each state would create their own new government with 2 Senators representing each on the federal level. Learn more or See recent Six Californias initiative news
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If we could have an amendment that required states to receive back from the Federal government what they put in I'd happily shed the 'State of Jefferson' from California. I'm sick of subsidizing those type of people. 4 years ago from a Green in Brisbane, CA
No, because any secession from the Union is treason, regardless of the reasons. There are better ways to solve our problem of being under-represented in the Senate and the issues with governmental services going at the pace of a sleepy tortoise than... 4 years ago from a Green in Toluca Lake, CA
No this will add another 10 Democratic senators in Washington. 4 years ago from a Republican in San Diego, CA
Yes but I can only speak for my area separating. 4 years ago from a Democrat in Hayfork, CA
Allowing for greater divisions within the state can only result in more chaos and room for increasing treachery. 4 years ago from a Republican in Signal Hill, CA
California should secede from the United States, whether it becomes a single new country or several is of little interest. 4 years ago from a Libertarian in Santa Clara, CA
No. Not six states, but splitting the state up may be a good idea. I don't know how it would be divided, but I would not be opposed to it. 4 years ago from a Libertarian in Harbor City, CA
Up for debate, replacing the state government would cut the bureaucracy, but however doing this for political gain on the national level is unethical and there is no evidence that the representation of the people (not political party) will be properly... 4 years ago from a Republican in Brisbane, CA
At first glance I am opposed. I don't know much about the arguments. Also, the American flag would have to be changed to include more stars. That seems like more trouble. Maybe the House and Senate should undergo changes regarding representation and... 4 years ago from a Democrat in Oakland, CA
State Choice first, then congress vote for it, whatever turns up I will respect with no issues. I would tell my congressmen not to vote for it. 4 years ago from a Republican in Brisbane, CA
Split yes, but north California and South California. 4 years ago from a Green in Sacramento, CA
Three states makes sense, six does not. 4 years ago from a Republican in Berkeley, CA
Two states at best. Clearly, there are a substantial number of counties within the state that are underrepresented but dividing the state into six separate states probably would not be a good idea. 4 years ago from a Republican in Cutten, CA