Red Bluff, Calif. - Voters in one far Northern California county defeated a measure to call for the creation of a 51st state named Jefferson while those in a neighboring county responded more favorably to the test of whether a secessionist movement has sails in a region accustomed to feeling overlooked by the rest of California.
Del Norte County voters rejected the secessionist measure by 59 percent Tuesday, while Tehama County voters were supporting the proposal by 56 percent with ballots still being tallied.
A similar but unrelated question on the ballot in Siskiyou County, to rename it the Republic of Jefferson, failed with only 44 percent of voters in favor.
"I'm going to definitely talk to the people of Jefferson and tell them to stick around," Gov. Jerry Brown told reporters outside the historic governor's mansion in Sacramento Tuesday night.
"We must all hang together, or, assuredly, we shall all hang separately." Benjamin Franklin
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