Political party strength in Washington (state)

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The following table indicates the party of elected officials in the U.S. state of Washington:

The table also indicates the historical party composition in the:

For years in which a presidential election was held, the table indicates which party's nominees received the state's electoral votes.

The parties are as follows:       Democratic (D),       Nonpartisan (NP),       Populist (P),       Republican (R), and       a tie or coalition within a group of elected officials.

Year Executive offices State Legislature United States Congress Electoral College votes
Governor Lt. Governor Sec. of State Attorney General Treasurer Auditor Comp. Comm. of Ins. Supt. of Pub. Inst. State Senate State House U.S. Senator (Class I) U.S. Senator (Class III) U.S. House
Comm. of Pub. Lands
1853 Isaac Stevens (D)[1] no such offices no such office no such offices
1854
1855
1856
1857 LaFayette McMullen (D)[1]
1858
1859 Richard D. Gholson (D)[1]
1860
1861 William H. Wallace (R)[1]
1862 William Pickering (R)[1]
1863
1864
1865
1866 George E. Cole (D)[1]
1867 Marshall F. Moore (R)[1]
1868
1869 Alvan Flanders (R)[1]
1870 Edward S. Salomon (R)[1]
1871
1872 Elisha Peyre Ferry (R)[1]
1873
1874
1875
1876
1877
1878
1879
1880 William Augustus Newell (R)[1]
1881
1882
1883
1884 Watson C. Squire (R)[1]
1885
1886
1887 Eugene Semple (D)[1] James B. Metcalf[1]
1888
1889 Miles Conway Moore (R)[1]
Elisha Peyre Ferry (R) Charles E. Laughton (R) Allan Weir (R) William Carey Jones (R) John B. Allen (R) Watson C. Squire (R) 1R
1890
1891
1892
1893 John McGraw (R) F.H. Luce (R) James Price (R) vacant 2R
1894
1895 John L. Wilson (R)
1896
1897 John Rankin Rogers (D) Thurston Daniels (P) Will Jenkins (P) Patrick Henry Winston (P) George Turner (D) 1D, 1SR
1898
1899 Addison G. Foster (R)
1900
1901 John Rankin Rogers (P)[2] Henry McBride (R) Samuel Nichols (R)[3] Wickliffe Stratton (R)
Henry McBride (R)[4] vacant
1902
1903 Levi Ankeny (R)
1904
1905 Albert E. Mead (R) Charles E. Coon (R) John Atkinson (R) Samuel H. Piles (R)
1906
1907
1908
1909 Samuel G. Cosgrove (R)[2] Marion E. Hay (R) Walter Bell (R) Wesley Livsey Jones (R)
Marion E. Hay (R)[4] vacant Ithamar Howell (R)[2][5]
1910
1911 William V. Tanner (R) Miles Poindexter (R)
1912
1913 Ernest Lister (D)[2] Louis Folwell Hart (R)
1914
1915
1916
1917 W. W. Sherman (R) C. W. Clausen (R) Clark V. Savidge (R) H. O. Fishback (R)
1918
1919 Louis Folwell Hart (R)[6] vacant L. L. Thompson (R)
1920 Jay Hinkle (R)[5]
1921 William J. Coyle (R) Clifford L. Babcock (R)
1922
1923 John H. Dunbar (R) Clarence C. Dill (D)
1924
1925 Roland H. Hartley (R) W. Lon Johnson (R)
1926
1927
1928
1929 John Arthur Gellatly (R) Charles W. Hinton (R)
1930
1931
1932 Elijah S. Grammer (R)
1933 Clarence D. Martin (D) Victor Aloysius Meyers (D) Ernest Hutchinson (D)[2] Garrison Hamilton (D) Homer Bone (D)
1934
1935 Lewis B. Schwellenbach (D)
1936
1937
1938 Belle Reeves (D)[2][5]
1939
1940
1941 Arthur B. Langlie (R) Smith Troy (D) Monrad Wallgren (D)
1942
1943
1944
1945 Monrad Wallgren (D) Russell H. Fluent (D) Cliff Yelle (D) Otto A. Case (D) William A. Sullivan (D) Hugh Mitchell (D) Warren Magnuson (D)
1946
1947 Harry P. Cain (R)
1948 Earl Coe (D)[5] Harry S. Truman and Alben W. Barkley (D)
1949 Arthur Langlie (R)
1950
1951
1952 Dwight D. Eisenhower and Richard Nixon (R)
1953 Emmett T. Anderson (R) Don Eastvold (R) Henry M. "Scoop" Jackson (D)
1954
1955
1956
1957 Albert Rosellini (D) John Cherberg (D) Victor Aloysius Meyers (D) John J. O'Connell (D)
1958
1959
1960 Richard Nixon and Henry Cabot Lodge, Jr. (R)
1961
1962
1963
1964 Lyndon B. Johnson and Hubert Humphrey (D)
1965 Daniel J. Evans (R) Lud Kramer (R)[3] Robert S. O'Brien (D) Robert V. Graham (D) Bert Cole (D) Lee I. Kueckelhan (D)
1966
1967
1968 Hubert Humphrey and Edmund Muskie (D)
1969 Slade Gorton (R) Karl Hermann (D)
1970
1971
1972 Richard Nixon and Spiro Agnew (R)
1973 Frank Brouillet (NP)
1974
1975 Bruce Chapman (R)[5]
1976 Gerald Ford and Bob Dole (R)
1977 Dixy Lee Ray (D) Richard G. Marquardt (R)
1978
1979
1980 Ronald Reagan and George H.W. Bush (R)
1981 John Spellman (R) Ralph Munro (R) Ken Eikenberry (R) Slade Gorton (R)
1982
1983 Daniel J. Evans (R) 5D, 3R
1984
1985 Booth Gardner (D) Brian Boyle (R)
1986
1987 Brock Adams (D)
1988 Michael Dukakis and Lloyd Bentsen (D)
1989 Joel Pritchard (R) Dan Grimm (D) Slade Gorton (R)
1990
1991
1992 Bill Clinton and Al Gore (D)
1993 Mike Lowry (D) Christine Gregoire (D) Brian Sonntag (D) Jennifer Belcher (D) Deborah Senn (D) Patty Murray (D) 8D, 1R
1994
1995 7R, 2D
1996
1997 Gary Locke (D) Brad Owen (D) Mike Murphy (D) Terry Bergeson (NP) 6R, 3D
1998
1999 5D, 4R
2000 Al Gore and Joe Lieberman (D)
2001 Sam Reed (R) Doug Sutherland (R) Mike Kreidler (D) Maria Cantwell (D) 6D, 3R
2002
2003
2004 John Kerry and John Edwards (D)
2005 Christine Gregoire (D) Rob McKenna (R)
2006
2007
2008 32D, 17R 63D, 35R Barack Obama and Joe Biden (D)
2009 Jim McIntire (D) Peter J. Goldmark (D) Randy Dorn (NP) 31D, 18R 61D, 37R
2010
2011 27D, 22R 56D, 42R 5D, 4R
2012
2013 Jay Inslee (D) Kim Wyman (R) Bob Ferguson (D) Troy Kelley (D) 25 Coalition, 24D 55D, 43R 6D, 4R
2014 26 Coalition, 23D
Year Governor Lt. Governor Sec. of State Attorney General Treasurer Auditor Comp. Comm. of Ins. Supt. of Pub. Inst. State Senate State House U.S. Senator (Class I) U.S. Senator (Class III) U.S. House Electoral College votes
Comm. of Pub. Lands
Executive offices State Legislature United States Congress

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o Governor of Washington Territory.
  2. ^ a b c d e f Died in office.
  3. ^ a b Resigned.
  4. ^ a b As lieutenant governor, filled unexpired term.
  5. ^ a b c d e Initially appointed by Governor to fill vacancy; later elected in his own right.
  6. ^ As lieutenant governor, filled unexpired term, and was later elected in his own right.

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