A proposal that would split the state of California into three separate states has become eligible to appear on the state's ballots in November, California's Secretary of State has confirmed.
The Golden State would become California, Northern California and Southern California, if the proposal were to pass.
-California would have approximately 12.3 million residents and would be centered around Los Angeles County. Five other counties to the north and along the coast would be included.
-Northern California would have 40 counties with approximately 13.3 million people.
-Southern California would have 12.3 million people in 12 counties