Alaska Secession Calls Grow as More Than a Third Want State to Leave US

By Mike Fishmore | April 18, 2024

Endorse secession

A recent poll revealed that 36 percent of Alaska residents would back the state's independence from the United States, aspiring to become a fully sovereign nation. 
 

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This percentage surpasses the national average of 23 percent, positioning Alaskans as the most inclined to endorse secession. 
 

The survey

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The survey, conducted by YouGov and encompassing 35,307 U.S. adults, took place between February 2 and 5. Respondents were asked whether they would support their state seceding from the U.S.