Conservative Californians Leaving In Droves For "America First, Law And Order" Red States

Article author: 
Tyler Durden
Article publisher: 
Zero Hedge
Article date: 
5 November 2019
Article category: 
National News
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California conservatives are leaving the state in droves over what the LA Times describes as their "disenchantment with deep-blue California's liberal political culture," not to mention "high taxes, lukewarm support for local law enforcement, and policies they believe have thrown open the doors to illegal immigration."...

Just over half of California’s registered voters have considered leaving the state, according to a UC Berkeley Institute of Governmental Studies poll conducted for the Los Angeles Times. Republicans and conservative voters were nearly three times as likely as their Democratic or liberal counterparts to seriously have considered moving — 40% compared with 14%, the poll found. Conservatives mentioned taxes and California’s political culture as a reason for leaving more frequently than they cited the state’s soaring housing costs. -LA Times...

According to new Census Bureau migration data for 2018, 691,145 Californians left for other states last year, according to the San Jose Mercury News.


State-to-State Migration Flows, U.S. Census Bureau

Here's how each US state's population changed between 2016 and 2017 because of people moving in and out, Business Insider, January 12, 2018: