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Primary Colors

Charles Apple
The Spokesman-Review

Primary presidential elections in Washington and Idaho. For Republicans, the choice will be easy: President Donald Trump is running unopposed. Democratic voters will find 13 names on their ballots, but several — Pete Butigieg, Amy Klobuchar, Michael Bloomberg and Elizabeth Warren — have dropped out of the race. Here’s a look at the last eight presidential election cycles in Washington and Idaho:

19881992199620002004200820162012WASHINGTONDEMOCRATSWASHINGTONREPUBLICANSHOW WASINGTON VOTEDIN THE PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION48.5%50.0%32.0%43.4%23.7%37.3%49.8%8.92%44.6%50.2%45.6%52.8%40.5%57.7%41.3%56.2%36.8%52.5%DonaldTrumpHillaryClintonMittRomneyBarackObamaJohnMcCainBarackObamaGeorgeW. BushJohnKerryGeorgeW. BushAlGoreBobDoleBillClintonRossPerotGeorgeH.W. BushBillClintonRossPerotGeorgeH.W. BushMichaelDukakisElectoralVotes10ElectoralVotes11ElectoralVotes11ElectoralVotes11ElectoralVotes11ElectoralVotes11ElectoralVotes12ElectoralVotes12NONBINDING PRIMARYCAUCUS March 26NONBINDING PRIMARYCAUCUS Feb. 9PRIMARY Feb. 19CAUCUS Feb. 9CAUCUSNONBINDING PRIMARYPRIMARY March 26CAUCUS March 5CAUCUS March 7NONBINDING PRIMARYMichaelDukakis44.0%JesseJackson34.6%Uncom-mitted13.9%PaulTsongas32.0%Uncom-mitted20.4%JerryBrown19.3%JohnKerry48.4%HowardDean30.0%8.2%BarackObama67.6%HillaryClinton31.2%BarackObama51.2%HillaryClinton45.6%HillaryClinton52.3%BernieSanders47.5%BernieSanders72.7%HillaryClinton27.1%AlGore65.3%BillBradley34.2%AlGore68.4%BillBradley28.2%BillClinton42.0%JerryBrown23.0%PatRobertson39.0%Robertsonhad alreadydropped outof the raceBobDole26.0%GeorgeH.W. Bush24.3%BobDole36.3%PatBuchanan28.2%MalcolmForbes22.0%BobDole60.0%PatBuchanan20.7%MalcolmForbes11.6%JohnMcCain25.9%MikeHuckabee23.5%RonPaul21.6%MittRomney37.7%RonPaul24.8%RickSantorum23.8%DonaldTrump74.4%TedCruz10.7%JohnMcCain49.4%MikeHuckabee24.1%MittRomney16.2%GeorgeW. Bush57.9%JohnMcCain38.9%GeorgeW. Bush82.2%JohnMcCain12.9%RossPerot19.1%
IDAHODEMOCRATSIDAHOREPUBLICANSHOW IDAHO VOTEDIN THE PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION62.1%36.0%42.0%28.4%27.1%52.2%33.7%12.7%67.2%27.6%68.4%30.3%61.5%36.1%64.5%32.6%51.2%41.7%DonaldTrumpHillaryClintonMittRomneyBarackObamaJohnMcCainBarackObamaGeorgeW. BushJohnKerryGeorgeW. BushAlGoreBobDoleBillClintonRossPerotGeorgeH.W. BushBillClintonRossPerotGeorgeH.W. BushMichaelDukakisElectoralVotes4ElectoralVotes4ElectoralVotes4ElectoralVotes4ElectoralVotes4ElectoralVotes4ElectoralVotes4ElectoralVotes4PRIMARY May 26CAUCUS March 3PRIMARY May 27CAUCUS Feb. 5PRIMARY May 24, 1988HillaryClintonBernieSanders78.0%21.2%MichaelDukakisUncom-mittedJesseJackson37.9%29.5%Barack ObamaHillaryClintonBarackObamaHillaryClinton79.5%17.2%JohnMcCainRonPaul69.7%23.7%GeorgeW. BushAlanKeyes73.5%19.1%GeorgeH.W. BushPatRobertson81.2%8.6%BobDolePatBuchanan62.3%22.3%Uncom-mitted10.4%MittRomneyRickSantorum61.6%18.2%RonPaul18.1%TedCruzDonaldTrump45.4%28.1%MarcoRubio15.9%56.0%37.7%19.2%TomHarkin29.6%PaulTsongas28.8%Uncom-mitted17.5%BillClinton49.0%Uncom-mitted29.1%JerryBrown16.7%AlGoreUncom-mittedLyndonLarouche75.7%16.0%8.2%JohnKerryUncom-mittedDennisKucinich82.3%7.9%5.0%

Sources: USElectionAtlas.com, OurCampaigns.com, 270toWin.com, TheGreenPapers.com, The New York Times, Washington Secretary of State