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Wed August 21, 2013
51st State: North Colorado Update
Weld County commissioners recently voted unanimously to place the succession issue of North Colorado on the November ballot reported the Huffington Post. The ballot initiative will read, “Shall the Board of County Commissioners of Weld County, in concert with the county commissioners of other Colorado counties, pursue becoming the 51st state of the United States of America?"
The issue is already on the ballot in Cheyenne, Sedgwick and Yuma Counties. Logan, Phillips, Washington and Kit Carson Counties have set dates to vote on the initiative.
New Republic has an interesting article on the possible electoral dynamics of adding a 51st state. Read more here.
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