A measure proposing California be split into three separate states will be removed from the state’s November ballot after a Wednesday order by the state’s Supreme Court.
Proposition 9 – which would split the Golden State into California, Northern California and Southern California – was declared eligible for California’s ballot in June. Proponents of the split say that splitting the state would lead to improvements in infrastructure and education while lowering taxes.
The proposition could, however, appear on a future ballot if the court ultimately rules in its favor.
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