Gilbert, Arizona resident Nicholas M. submitted the online petition to allow Arizona to secede. There are more than 14,000 signatures so far, with less than 11,000 more needed by Dec. 10 for the White House to consider the issue, according to azcentral.com.
He goes on to say: “That man is granted unalienable rights, which are not the dispensations of the government, but find their beginnings in God and come from God alone. These are the principles that our forefathers stood for, the principles upon which our Constitution is based, and those in which we firmly place our belief and resolve.”
Arizona Democrats see victory:
Congressional Districts 1 and 9 are also close.
Republican Jonathan Paton leads Ann Kirkpatrick, who lost her last re-election bid to Republican Paul Gosar in 2010, by about 2 percent.
Republican Vernon Parker trails Democrat Kyrsten Sinema, but the two are separated by less than 1 percent.