Marcus Ruiz Evans, center, of The Yes California Independence Campaign, talks to passers-by about California seceding from the United States and becoming its own nation in Sacramento in 2016.
Marcus Ruiz Evans, center, of The Yes California Independence Campaign, talks to passers-by about California seceding from the United States and becoming its own nation in Sacramento in 2016. Rich Pedroncelli AP file
Marcus Ruiz Evans, center, of The Yes California Independence Campaign, talks to passers-by about California seceding from the United States and becoming its own nation in Sacramento in 2016. Rich Pedroncelli AP file