Ten rural Colorado counties are drawing up plans to secede from Colorado and become a 51st state.
Should the secession plan fail, county commissioners could propose a ballot initiative that would alter the state Senate so that each of Colorado's 64 counties would have its own senator to represent its interests.
“We need to figure out (a) way to re-enfranchise the people who feel politically disenfranchised now and ignored,” Weld County Commissioner Sean Conway told KCNC.
Yeah, nothing re-enfranchises people like giving voters in sparsely populated rural counties substantially more franchise than people in densely populated urban districts. Because democracy!
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