Kurtis King opted to vote at a table instead of a booth at a crowded polling station at The Gathering Place in Folsom on Tuesday, Nov. 4, 2008. A new study says that Californians who don’t vote are more liberal than those who cast ballots.
Kurtis King opted to vote at a table instead of a booth at a crowded polling station at The Gathering Place in Folsom on Tuesday, Nov. 4, 2008. A new study says that Californians who don’t vote are more liberal than those who cast ballots. Anne Chadwick Williams Sacramento Bee file
Kurtis King opted to vote at a table instead of a booth at a crowded polling station at The Gathering Place in Folsom on Tuesday, Nov. 4, 2008. A new study says that Californians who don’t vote are more liberal than those who cast ballots. Anne Chadwick Williams Sacramento Bee file
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Dan Walters: California’s nonvoters lean more to the left

March 29, 2016 02:00 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.