Dakota, Virginia and Carolina could soon be joined by California.
Amid worries of a recession, Statham gained the support of then-Speaker Willie Brown to put a non-binding question on ballots across the state: Should California divide into three states? With its 55 electors in the Electoral College, California has always been a stronghold for the Democratic Party.
It got more than the required number of signatures in Tuesday's primary. He bankrolled efforts in 2012 and 2014 to divide the region into six different Californias, spending around $5 million in his most recent endeavor.
"California government can do a better job addressing the real issues facing the state, but this measure is a massive distraction that will cause political chaos and greater inequality", Maviglio told the Chronicle.
Heavy rain, lightning, and gusty winds possible
Some of these storms are likely to be strong to severe with high winds, very large hail, and even an isolated tornado as threats. Temperatures will only fall into the lower 70s tonight before rebounding into the upper 80s to low 90s again Sunday afternoon.
Mark Sanford vs. Katie Arrington
Sanford has also split with own party, perhaps most notably in this coastal district, on human contributions to climate change . She has sought to brand Sanford, who labeled Trump's tariff policies as "an experiment with stupidity", as a NeverTrumper.