California Splitsville as an excuse to show you some totally gnarly maps from PPIC

So….this here plan to split California into six states is closer to going on the ballot, which would be totally fun except for the OMG-what-if-it-actually-passed problem. As an antidote to people just assuming the state is a mix of fruit and nuts, go over and see this wonderful discussion from Eric McGhee and Daniel Krimm of California voters and population weighted mapping from PPIC. Here’s their population-weighted map for voting.

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Go read!!