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State of Jefferson (Rich Pedroncelli / Associated Press)

NYT: ‘State of Jefferson’ Still Mulls Independence — from California

The New York Times has published an extensive look at California’s “far north,” the group of conservative counties in the high Sierra country whose residents often feel alienated from state government, and where a movement to form a new “State of Jefferson” remains strong.

Calexit (Rich Pedroncelli / Associated Press)

History Suggests Left’s #CalExit Secession Movement is Doomed

The “CalExit” leftists who want California to secede from the Union now that President-elect Donald J. Trump is preparing to take office have a tough history to face: no effort to divide California, or to secede from the United States, has ever succeeded.

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Trump Landslide in California’s ‘State of Jefferson’

Twenty-five California counties chose Donald J. Trump for President of the United States, while 33 went for former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. And seventeen of the 21 California counties proposed for the “State of Jefferson” went for Trump, most by more than 10 percent.