Spokane Voters More Likely to Vote Compared to National Average | Politics
Turns out Spokane is home to some of the most patriotic residents in the United States. Media Audit says Spokane is the number one market in the nation for voting and that the largest active voting block in the market is made up of Republican Voters. This comes from a recently released national study on voting in a non-general election year. In the metro area, Democrats are the most active, but are the smallest voting pool. Though Republicans make up the large active voting block in the area, in the metro area, Independents beat them out by 1.2 percent.
In Spokane, the metro area's Democrats are among the most active voters, yet they are the smallest voting pool. Among those affiliated with the Democratic Party, 88.9% voted in the past year. However, Democrats represent only 25.9% of the metro area's population. Republicans on the other hand, represent 33.5% of the metro area's population and Independents represent 34.7% of the local population. Among those affiliated with the Republican Party, 79.9% voted in the past year, while 65.5% of the population's Independents voted in the past year. - Read more at Media Audit
Factoid: Spokane County Elections reports 9,731 new registered voters for this year to date. For last minute voters that registered on Monday's deadline, Spokane County Elections says they have processed 108 new voters so far as of this morning.