Washington State has been steadily growing, from 3.63 million voters in 2008 to a projected 4.45 million by 2020. Here’s how the historical trends have looked since 2008, and the projection going forward to 2020. At this rate, it will take 1.76 million votes to win.
GOP statewide candidates are averaging around 40%-45% in competitive races.
However, traditionally GOP issues have gotten past the 50% mark, notably charters schools and anti-tax measures.