Oregon Residents File Petition to Become Part of Conservative Idaho

By Bradley Cortright – Re-Blogged From IJR

Residents in Oregon who are fed up with liberal policies in their state have introduced a petition to become part of neighboring, more conservative Idaho.

The group called Greater Idaho that started the petition is trying to secure enough signatures to get the petition on the ballot in November. The petition would also extend Idaho’s border into parts of northern California — swallowing several counties of those two states.

A review of the proposal found that if adopted, only 14 of Oregon’s 36 counties would be considered Oregon. The petition’s proposed map for Idaho’s new borders shows the state’s new boundary expanding to the coast.

 

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