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Steve Lopez: In the heart of the Trump resistance, so much apathy in California

LOS ANGELES - Sure, it's just a primary.

And the general election is five months away.

But is that reason enough, in a state that has screamed its political resistance loud and clear, to sleep through an election?

The answer, my fellow Californians, is yes.

Andrew Hernandez, 30, told me he had not voted but he had the materials at home and might still cast a ballot, though he's registered in Sacramento and not Los Angeles.

I asked who was running for governor.

He thought for a moment, as if the answer might bubble up, but there was no fizz.

"I couldn't tell you," he said.

Hernandez shook his head.

About a third of the people I spoke to did vote, or intended to, and did know what

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