Now that we’re in full election swing to decide not only our next President, but many other local statewide initiatives, it’s important to put into context the types of decisions that will be made this year. Who makes the decisions? Not the people getting elected. It’s the voters.
So, we wanted to know – how does the electorate stack up in Washington? And specifically, which cities have the highest number of liberal voters in Evergreen State.
After analyzing every single city in Washington with populations greater than 5,000, these are the 10 most liberal cities in the state:
- Seattle (Photos)
- Newcastle (Photos)
- Auburn (Photos)
- Woodinville (Photos)
- Enumclaw (Photos)
- Lake Forest Park (Photos)
- Redmond (Photos)
- Tukwila (Photos)
- Kirkland (Photos)
If you’re wondering, Othello is the most conservative city of all in Washington.
And to be clear, we didn’t form this list based on our own biases — we relied on the cold hard data. For more on how we ran the numbers, keep on reading. Then we’ll take a closer look at each of our top 10 most liberal cities in Washington.
How we determined the most liberal cities in Washington
We started by making a list of every place in Washington over 5,000 people based on the 2014 American Community Survey that aren’t ‘CDPs’. That left us with more than 118 places in Washington.
We then measured the voting record and census data to determine which cities lean the most leftward in their allegiances. Basically, what percentage of a city voted liberal in the 2012 elecetion?
Next, we ranked each city from 1 to 118, and the winner is ‘The Most Liberal City in Washington.’
Let’s go through these liberal places, shall we?
Population: 653,017Percent Liberal: 69.07%
Population: 10,994Percent Liberal: 69.07%
Population: 74,527Percent Liberal: 69.07%
Population: 11,373Percent Liberal: 69.07%
Population: 11,494Percent Liberal: 69.07%
6. Lake Forest Park
Population: 13,059Percent Liberal: 69.07%
Population: 57,959Percent Liberal: 69.07%
Population: 18,689 Percent Liberal: 69.07%
Population: 19,757Percent Liberal: 69.07%
Population: 84,721Percent Liberal: 69.07%
Summing Up The Liberal Pie
Well there you have it, the places in Washington that have the highest number of liberals per capita, with Seattle ranking as the least conservative in the entire state.
If you’re curious, here are the most conservative cities in Washington:
- Moses Lake
For more Washington reading , check out:
- These Are The 10 Most Dangerous Cities In Washington – RoadSnacks
- These Are The 10 Snobbiest Places In Washington – RoadSnacks
- These Are The 10 Most Ghetto Cities In Washington – RoadSnacks
Detailed List Of The Most Liberal Cities In Washington
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