61 State map

The New Republic envisions all the statehood movements getting approved... and creates a map to reflect the new reality. While none of the statehood movements on their map stand much of a chance, it does help to visualize the red/blue divide even more precisely than the usual presidential election maps. While I appreciate writer Nate Cohn taking on this issue, he oddly neglects the one statehood movement that actually has a chance: Puerto Rico.  Read the article here.

by Michael Trinklein


  1. Didn't South Florida propose leaving a couple years ago?

  2. Also, when I lived in Carbondale, IL - the southern counties of Illinois wanted to succeed from the rest of the state and make Carbondale it's Capitol.