After 168 years as a single entity, California voters will have an opportunity come November to split their state into 3.
If a majority of voters agree, a long process would begin for three separate states to take the place of California.
One would be primarily centered around Los Angeles and the other two divvying up the counties to the north and south.
It would be the first division of an existing U.S. state since the creation of West Virginia in 1863.
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