Voters in Rural and Conservative Counties Were Vital to Saving Washington’s Freedom to Marry Law

By: Saturday November 17, 2012 4:35 pm

Here’s what you already know: On Nov. 6, Washington voters affirmed the state’s bipartisan freedom to marry law by voting 53.35% to 46.65% to approve Referendum 74. And with over 78% voter turnout, the electorate has spoken decisively on this matter. Here’s what you may not know: “Approve” voters in counties rejecting the measure overall [...]

Referendum 71 would have been rejected without Eastern Washington

By: Thursday December 3, 2009 10:00 am

I recently talked about how the entire state of Washington has increased its propensity to vote pro-equality.  Now I want to talk about how vital to the approval of Referendum 71 non-Puget-Sound voters were.  Via Referendum 71, voters ratified the new domestic partnership law in Washington, making domestic partnerships fully equal to civil marriage under [...]

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