• An eccentric tech investor has spent over $1 million to get Californians to weigh in on splitting the state into 3

    29 days ago - By Business Insider

    Silicon Valley investor Tim Draper is known for having crazy ideas - and for funding them.
    Now, Draper wants to split California into three separate states.
    The tech billionaire has spent at least $1.2 million to get Cal 3, an initiative that aims to split California into three states, on the ballot in November's general election. A petition received more than 400,000 valid signatures.
    Here's how Draper made Cal 3 happen.
    Perhaps what's most interesting about a recent proposal to split California into three states is that the first page of the document is on Tim Draper's stationery.
    The...
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  • An eccentric tech investor has spent over $1 million to get Californians to weigh in on splitting the state into 3

    An eccentric tech investor has spent over $1 million to get Californians to weigh in on splitting the state into 3

    29 days ago - By Business Insider

    Silicon Valley investor Tim Draper is known for having crazy ideas - and for funding them.
    Now, Draper wants to split California into three separate states.
    The tech billionaire has spent at least $1.2 million to get Cal 3, an initiative that aims to split California into three states, on the ballot in November's general election. A petition received more than 400,000 valid signatures.
    Here's how Draper made Cal 3 happen.
    Perhaps what's most interesting about a recent proposal to split California into three states is that the first page of the document is on Tim Draper's stationery.
    The...
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  • It would be incredibly difficult for California to split into three states. If it did, here's how it would work

    It would be incredibly difficult for California to split into three states. If it did, here's how it would work

    29 days ago - By Chron

    Ted Soqui/Reuters
    A proposal to split California into three states - Northern California, California, and Southern California - has qualified to appear on the ballot in November's general election.
    The Cal 3 ballot measure received more than 400,000 valid signatures, thanks to financial backing from Silicon Valley investor Tim Draper.
    It's still unclear if cutting up California into three states is legal and if Cal 3 could muster enough support from California voters and US Congress.
    We spoke with some experts about how Cal 3 could work.
    This November, Californians will head to the polls...
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