President of the United States, State of Washington
Washington vote totals in the national election
|Hillary Clinton (D)||1,562,453||54.60%|
|Donald Trump (R)||1,089,629||38.10%|
|Gary Johnson (L)||138,278||4.83%|
|Jill Stein (G)||48,350||1.69%|
|Darrell L. Castle (C)||15,028||0.53%|
|Alyson Kennedy (S)||3,668||0.13%|
|Gloria Estela La Riva (S)||2,878||0.10%|
* Race percentages are calculated with data from the Secretary of State's Office, which omits write-in votes from its calculations when there are too few to affect the outcome. The Spokane County Auditor's Office may have slightly different percentages than are reflected here because its figures include any write-in votes.
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We have the Spokane County maps for the 2008, 2012 and 2016 presidential elections used for today’s Page 1 story.
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