Billionaire's breakup plan would chop California into six states | Reuters Plan to Breakup California Into Six States Gets Enough Signatures to be Put to Ballot : news Honestly, I don't think this is going to turn out well. We got a guy who's clearly trying to make money to have money spearheading this campaign, and we've got "Silicon Valley" being the most tech advanced state, while "Jefferson" gets all the water. Also, "Silicon Valley" and "Jefferson"? What kind of names are these?!