11/13/2012 02:21 pm ET

Why You REALLY Want To Secede From The United States (CHART)

There's only one thing to do when your candidate doesn't win the presidential election: pack up and move... your state out of the union. At least, that's what it seems like a lot of you are considering today. Residents in more than 30 states have filed secession petitions on the White House web site, and some of them have an alarming number of signatures.

But what's really motivating all of you folks who want to opt-out of America? We have all the answers below in our helpful pie chart. Take a look, then weigh in on our poll.



Secession Attempts