The map below shows the political leanings of people in and around Spokane. Darker red areas have almost entirely Republican voters, dark blue areas vote mostly for Democrats, and areas in lighter shades or in light purple are areas where the vote is usually split between parties.
Spokane tends to be slightly republican based on voting results in recent elections. Compared to other nearby cities, Spokane has more republican voters. Compared to the nation as a whole, Spokane leans more republican.
Highly educated populations with bachelor’s degrees or higher tend to vote for more liberal candidates. In the Spokane metro area, 29.51% of all adults have earned a bachelor’s degree or higher. Educated women are far less likely to vote for conservatives, and in Spokane women make up 50.38% of the population.
Older Americans tend to vote more conservatively. Members of the Boomer and Silent generations (born 1928-1964) more often vote for republicans while GenX, Millennials (born 1965-1996) and younger generations consistently support democrats. The median age in Spokane is 39.5, which is older than the national median age of 38.1.
Is Spokane a political battleground? Across all types of political contests in Spokane, including state, local and presidential elections, races come within five percentage points 61% of the time.
Note: Federal, local, and state elections are weighed based on the recency of the election and the importance most voters assign to each seat.
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- Mead, WA: more liberal voters
- Marshall, WA: more liberal voters
- Veradale, WA: more conservative voters
- Colbert, WA: more liberal voters
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