'Six Californias' Proposal May Make 2016 Ballot
A proposal to divide the state of California into six smaller states has received enough signatures to be put on general election ballot for 2016.By Katherine Biek | July 15, 2014
The 55 States of America just doesn't have the same ring to it. But that's exactly what one venture capitalist in California is hoping for.
Tim Draper — whose company has invested in successful companies such as Tesla Motors and Skype — proposed back in December that the state of California be broken up into six states, saying the state's population would be better served with multiple smaller governments. (Via JD Lasica / CC BY NC 2.0)
CNN Money notes at the time, Draper said he was working hard to get his idea put on voter ballots for November 2014.