"I Voted" stickers sit on a ballot box at El Dorado Hills Fire Department Station 85 November 8, 2005.
"I Voted" stickers sit on a ballot box at El Dorado Hills Fire Department Station 85 November 8, 2005. Autumn Cruz Sacramento Bee Staff Photo
"I Voted" stickers sit on a ballot box at El Dorado Hills Fire Department Station 85 November 8, 2005. Autumn Cruz Sacramento Bee Staff Photo
Dan Walters

Dan Walters

Observations on California and its politics

Opinion: Record low voter turnout looms in California

October 19, 2014 05:00 PM

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Dan Walters’ column appeared in dozens of California newspapers. He joined the Sacramento Union’s Capitol bureau in 1975 and in 1981 began writing the state’s only daily newspaper column devoted to California political, economic and social events. In 1984 he moved to The Sacramento Bee, where his column ran until 2017.