Baldemar Garcia, left, and Carol Hendrickson inspect “write in’s” on vote by mail ballots at the Sacramento County Voter Registration and Election office in Sacramento on Monday, November 1, 2010.
Baldemar Garcia, left, and Carol Hendrickson inspect “write in’s” on vote by mail ballots at the Sacramento County Voter Registration and Election office in Sacramento on Monday, November 1, 2010. Randy Pench rpench@sacbee.com
Baldemar Garcia, left, and Carol Hendrickson inspect “write in’s” on vote by mail ballots at the Sacramento County Voter Registration and Election office in Sacramento on Monday, November 1, 2010. Randy Pench rpench@sacbee.com
Dan Walters

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.