Mike Lee marks his ballot while voting in the California Primary, in Sacramento, Calif., Tuesday, June 3, 2014. With no divisive ballot initiatives or high-profile races there was a low voter turnout.
Mike Lee marks his ballot while voting in the California Primary, in Sacramento, Calif., Tuesday, June 3, 2014. With no divisive ballot initiatives or high-profile races there was a low voter turnout. Rich Pedroncelli AP
Mike Lee marks his ballot while voting in the California Primary, in Sacramento, Calif., Tuesday, June 3, 2014. With no divisive ballot initiatives or high-profile races there was a low voter turnout. Rich Pedroncelli AP
Dan Walters

Dan Walters

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Opinion: Los Angeles seeks increase in voter turnout

December 15, 2014 04:21 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.