Mike Lee marks his ballot while voting in the California Primary on Tuesday, June 3, 2014 in Sacramento, Calif. No divisive ballot initiatives or high-profile races led to low voter turnout.
Mike Lee marks his ballot while voting in the California Primary on Tuesday, June 3, 2014 in Sacramento, Calif. No divisive ballot initiatives or high-profile races led to low voter turnout. Rich Pedroncelli AP
Mike Lee marks his ballot while voting in the California Primary on Tuesday, June 3, 2014 in Sacramento, Calif. No divisive ballot initiatives or high-profile races led to low voter turnout. Rich Pedroncelli AP
Dan Walters

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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.