North Colorado (51st State)


Mon October 14, 2013

As Ballots Are Mailed, Weld Commissioners Continue Push For 51st State

Question 1A as it appears on the Weld sample ballot.
Weld County

After Oct. 15, citizens of Weld County will start to see mail-in ballots arrive. Included in the off-year ballot are mayoral, city council and school district races. It will also include ballot question 1A, asking if the county should pursue separating from Colorado to form a new state.

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Mon October 7, 2013

51st State Discussions Intensify Across Colorado

Weld County Commissioners
Weld County

Voters in 11 counties will decide Nov. 5 if they want county commissioners to continue pursuing the possibility of creating a 51st state. In advance of that vote, supporters of the new state movement continue to pursue the discussion.

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Sun October 6, 2013
New State Movement

What If The 51st State Leaves Colorado? A Tale Of The Tape

Sunset frames a water tank near LaSalle, Colo., on Monday, Sept. 30, 2013. Weld County has been the epicenter of a movement to form a 51st state from ten northeastern Colorado counties.
Joe Mahoney I-News at Rocky Mountain PBS

Colorado could stand to benefit financially and would see some improvement in the educational and economic standings of its remaining citizens if 10 northeastern counties should make good on their threat to secede and carve out a new state of North Colorado.

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Fri September 27, 2013

51st State Supporters Press On Despite Flooding Aftermath

Lead in text: 
Bloomberg Businessweek spoke with Weld Commissioner Sean Conway and 51st State Initiative President Tom Gilley in a look at where the new state movement stands after the historic flood and the costly rebuilding efforts.
Source: Businessweek · Via: Grace Hood
Colorado's worst flooding in half a century killed eight people, destroyed thousands of homes and wiped out hundreds of miles of roads, yet it hasn't damped enthusiasm in 11 counties to secede from the state.


Tue September 10, 2013

Weld County Commissioners Stand Firm On 51st State Initiative

Weld County Commissioners

As 51st state movements gather more attention nationwide, Weld County Commissioners are aiming to give the Colorado movement a ‘platform and a voice.’

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