Less than three months after being given the green light to start gathering voter signatures, the author of a closely watched effort to split California from the United States has decided to withdraw his proposal.
Marcus Ruiz Evans, the initiative’s official proponent, sent an email to the secretary of state’s office asking to cancel his initiative.
Evans said in an email to the Los Angeles Times that he hopes to revive the issue later this spring with a new organization.
Too bad for Evans. This would have been fun to watch.
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