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New Colorado? Rural Voters Approve Secession Idea

The nation’s newest state, if rural Colorado residents had their way, would be about the size of Vermont but with the population of a small town spread across miles of farmland.

11/11/2013

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6 Of 11 Colorado Counties Vote ‘No’ On 51st State

Eleven rural Colorado counties delivered a divided vote on an effort to form a 51st state called North Colorado.

11/05/2013

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Lincoln County Joins Effort To Create 51st State

Lincoln County commissioners joined nine other northeastern Colorado counties in putting the 51st State Initiative on the November ballot.

09/01/2013

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Secession Vote Cleared For Ballots In Weld County

It looks like Weld County voters will be casting ballots this fall on whether to pursue seceding from Colorado.

08/19/2013

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Effort To Create New State Called ‘North Colorado’ Grows

Ten counties, including Weld and Morgan, started talking about seceding last month. Now Lincoln and Cheyenne counties say they want to join a new state they’d call “North Colorado.”

07/09/2013