That massive blue block on the left – encompassing California, Oregon, Nevada and Washington state – stands out quite a bit against all of the red. So it may not be a huge surprise that people living in that Democrat-voting block are now looking at other options – specifically, secession.
Since Donald Trump’s electoral victory was first announced, #Calexit has been trending on Twitter, with distraught Californians looking to form their own state. So could it actually happen? Possibly – there is no specific ban on state secession in the US Constitution. In fact, there’s nothing on secession in there at all. Plus, there’s a bit of a legal loophole. In the case of Texas v White, the Supreme Court said: FULL REPORT