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Image caption Tim Draper has collected more than 400,000 signatures to put the plan to partition California into three states on the ballot. A billionaire venture capitalist's bid to split California into three separate states has earned a spot on the ballot in November's mid-term elections. If Tim Draper's Cal-3 initiative gets a majority vote,it would trigger a long process to split California into northern, southern and central states. Mr Draper had campaigned unsuccessfully for six years, initially with a plan to divide the state into six new regions. It is the first time in 150 years that this choice is on the state's ballot. Should the proposal become a reality, it would be the first... Full story

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