1859 Referendum General Election Results - California
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Data for this Contest was Contributed by Xahar on 2010-07-22
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Referendum: Pico Law Referendum
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Should Southern California should be segregated from the rest of California as a new territory named the "Territory of Colorado"?
Passage required a two-thirds majority.
No action was taken following the referendum due to the beginning of the Civil War.
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The Movement for State Division in California, 1849–1860
, N/A (www.tshaonline.org/shqonline/apager.php?vol=017&pag=133) (accessed 21 Jul 2010)
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