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Initiative to States split California into 3 separate
Entrepreneur Tim Draper has collected 600,000 signatures from all 58 counties for its Cal-3 initiative.
A non-profit organization, the fight against a maneuver to parts of California, in three different member States requested Monday that the highest court of the state involved, as part of the efforts, the measure from the ballot.
The planning and conservation League, an environmental non-Profit company, argued in a lawsuit that such a significant change in the government make-up should require more than the normal initiative process. It should, also need the two-thirds approval of the legislature, on a ballot or set you up for the consideration of a state constitutional Convention, the group said.
California Secretary of state office confirmed last month that the “Cal-3” initiative, promoted by venture capitalist Tim Draper, had received enough signatures for a place on the November ballot.
CALIFORNIA ‘THREE STATES PLAN OK’D ELECTIONS FOR THE NOVEMBER
In this June 18 photo, venture capitalist Tim Draper points on a computer screen at his offices in San Mateo, Calif., the show, an initiative to split California into three States qualified for the runoff election. The opponents of the initiative are asking the state Supreme Court, the measure from the ballot.
(AP Photo/Haven Daley)
The campaign to split up America’s most populous state, into three – Northern California, California and southern California.
Northern California, the Bay Area, Silicon Valley, Sacramento and counties would include, to the North of the current capital. California is a strip of country stretches along the coast from Los Angeles to Monterey. Southern California would: to reach Fresno, and the surrounding agriculture, all the way to San Diego and the Mexican border.
Carlyle Hall, a lawyer involved with the lawsuit, told The Associated Press that the concept was “really stupid” and called it a misuse of the ballot initiative system.
“The dislocation and the disruption that would be caused by something as big as this just can’t be underestimated,” he said. “This is not going to make things better. This is really stupid.”
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The planning and conservation League has a history, initiatives, and did not therefore need an interest in the process, miss hall said. In addition, the initiative is detrimental to the environment was said to be scrapped measures, if California’s strong environmental protection, and replaced by something weaker, which could happen if the state were separated, hall.
“Cal-3” is a Draper ‘ to break s latest attempt to create the state – an earlier attempt, the six separate States to collect the necessary amount of signatures to earn a place on the 2016 ballot.
Fox News’ Amy and The Associated Press contributed to this report.