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Five Colorado counties vote to seced & form 51st state
« on: November 06, 2013, 12:14:38 PM »
Five Colorado Counties Vote to Secede & Form New 51st State

Posted by Jim Hoft on Tuesday, November 5, 2013, 10:52 PM

Five Colorado counties voted on Tuesday to form a new state free from heavy-handed restrictions from the state capitol.
 Eleven counties voted on the initiative Tuesday.
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These counties voted to secede:
 - Phillips
 - Yuma
 - Kit Carson
 - Cheyenne
 - Washington

The Denver Post reported:


9:05 p.m.: In Lincoln County, 44.5 percent of voters favor secession and 55.5 percent have voted against. In Washington County, 58 percent voted for the initiative and 42 percent against.

Phillips voted 62 percent in favor and 38 against. In Sedgwick, 60.8 percent favored secession compared with 39.2 percent against. Results from Cheyenne and Yuma counties weren’t available.

8:23 p.m.: In Washington County, in northeastern Colorado, 58 percent of voters cast ballots in favor of secession. About 42 percent voted against.

8:09 p.m.: Logan County voters have said “no” to the 51st state initiative, with 58.4 percent casting ballots against secession and 41.6 percent voting in favor

http://www.thegatewaypundit.com/2013/11/five-colorado-counties-vote-to-form-new-51st-state/
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Re: Five Colorado counties vote to seced & form 51st state
« Reply #1 on: November 06, 2013, 12:20:51 PM »
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Re: Five Colorado counties vote to seced & form 51st state
« Reply #2 on: November 06, 2013, 12:32:50 PM »
Texas used to extend that way, guess we could again if they're interested.

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Re: Five Colorado counties vote to seced & form 51st state
« Reply #3 on: November 06, 2013, 01:15:21 PM »
Texas used to extend that way, guess we could again if they're interested.

Sure, the upper peninsula of MI isn't connected to the lower part by land either.

Wouldn't it be fun if counties all across the country seceded from their state and joined the State of Texas?


« Last Edit: November 06, 2013, 01:16:20 PM by GourmetDan »
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Re: Five Colorado counties vote to seced & form 51st state
« Reply #4 on: November 06, 2013, 02:55:25 PM »
Sure, the upper peninsula of MI isn't connected to the lower part by land either.

Wouldn't it be fun if counties all across the country seceded from their state and joined the State of Texas?


Was referring to the original map of the Republic, but England had colonies all around the globe so I see no reason why it wouldn't work. :)

http://www.sonofthesouth.net/texas/republic-texas-map.htm


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