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Will San Bernardino County Leave California and Be The 51st State?

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San Bernardino is getting ready to vote on whether or not they want to secede from California!! The other day the Board of Supervisors voted on Wednesday to put the measure on the November 2022 ballot!

If they succeed the county will be the first new state since Hawaii became a state in 1959.

According to ABC 7 Jeff Burum asked the Board of Supervisors to put the advisory measure on the ballot.

"It's time for our citizens to stand up and say enough is enough," he said at the time.

"Our judges are constantly taxed with too much, with not enough resources," Burum said during the public comment section of the Board of Supervisors meeting last month. "The state of California continues to allocate resources to the high-cost areas to our detriment and other Inland Valley communities. It's time to stop it. It's time for our citizens to stand up and say, 'Enough is enough.'"

The mayors of Fontana and Upland both spoke in favor of the proposal.

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