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CA Supreme Court blocks measure aiming to split state in three from appearing on November ballot

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif.- - The California Supreme Court blocks a measure that would divide the state in three from appearing on November ballot.

The proposition aimed to divide the state geographically as follows:

California: This will be considered the new state which includes Los Angeles, Ventura, Santa Barbara, San Luis Obispo, Monterey and San Benito counties.

Southern California: San Diego, San Bernardino, Orange, Riverside, Mono, Madera, Inyo, Tulare, Fresno, Kings, Kern and Imperial counties.

Northern California: This would include the Bay Area and the 31 remaining counties north of Sacramento.

Tim Draper, a California venture capitalist, spearheaded the campaign and organized a petition which garnered over 600,000 signatures as of April. 

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