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White middle-class Californians flee to conservative Red States

White Californians are leaving the state in large numbers, describing it as their "disenchantment with deep-blue California's liberal political culture".

Published: November 7, 2019, 8:37 am

    According to the Los Angeles Times, “high taxes, lukewarm support for local law enforcement, and policies they believe have thrown open the doors to illegal immigration,” are not popular with middle-class white Americans.

    According to new Census Bureau migration data for 2018, some 691 145 Californians left for other states last year, according to the San Jose Mercury News. In fact, California had the most exits among all the states and it has increased by 4 percent in a year.

    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 LA Times. White voters were almost three times as likely as Democrats to have considered moving — 40 percent compared with 14 percent.

    California’s political culture is also mentioned as a reason for leaving more frequently than the state’s soaring housing costs.

    The preferred destination for Californians is Texas, where 86 164 Californians moved to in 2018. Next came Arizona, Washington, Nevada, and Oregon.

    A California native told the LA Times that the state’s politics have “really gotten out of hand”. She said she was also against the state’s restrictive gun laws, as well as the controversial sex education framework California has approved despite protests earlier this year.

    The state is not only known for Hollywood, but also the ruling Democrats, earthquakes, seasonal fires, high taxes, excrement-covered streets, the worst homeless crisis in the US, and transgender summer camps for children as young as four.

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    • Lojar

      While understandable, recent experiences in Colorado and Texas indicate that while “fleeing” California, many tend to bring all the liberal baggage and ideas with them and work to change the area to which they fled. I sometimes feel President Trump’s wall should extend along the California border. ⚓😉

      • jamesben

        I’ve thought that as well, but anecdotally, I’ve had many recent Cali clients move to Texas precisely as this article states, Cali conservatives/moderates simply fed up.
        .
        As for their impact on turning states Blue, maybe it’s not them, but MASSIVE VOTER FRAUD OPERATIONS as just experienced, with Cali migrants as the voter theft operators “cover.”
        .
        Just a guess on my part.

      • Nancylee

        I was stuck in California for 43 years, and itching to get out the entire time. Unfortunately, my husband’s job chained us to the state, but when he finally retired, we left California for Texas so fast you could see the vapor trail. And Texas has no need to fear us. 43 years of enduring California and watching it slide faster and faster down the liberal toilet merely hardened our dislike of all things liberal. If anything, I personally am slightly to the right of most Texans.

    • LuciusAnnaeusSeneca

      These migrants from California should be welcome only if they leave their leftist politics behind them. Many unfortunately seem to forget why they feel compelled to migrate in the first place. Do they, or their children, really want to do this all over again in a decade or two? And there may be nowhere left to go.

      • Info Man

        This is the same here in England, blacks running riot in Londonisan and the Liberals all move out and bring their woke crud with them….

    • sentientsheep

      I life in rural Idaho and the demographics are rapidly changing like nothing seen before. Please stop moving here from California. You are bringing your liberal politics that made you move. It is not clear if the Mormon’s can produce more children than the influx brings, but they are trying ! Also you are putting us in grave danger with your incredibly rude and very dangerous driving habits. You folks have zero patience on the road.

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