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Published: Thursday, November 15, 2012, 12:01 a.m.

How your neighborhood voted on same-sex marriage

  • Breakdown of voting by precinct. Red indicates stronger opposition to Referendum 74; green indicates stronger support. Dark blue indicates a tie. Ligh...

    Breakdown of voting by precinct. Red indicates stronger opposition to Referendum 74; green indicates stronger support. Dark blue indicates a tie. Light blue is where no votes were cast or the Snohomish County auditor held back data to ensure privacy in small precincts. Votes were counted, but the data were not released. CLICK TO ENLARGE

Referendum 74, legal recognition for same-sex marriage, passed by more than 15,000 votes in Snohomish County, but support -- and opposition -- were all over the map.

The measure passed in more than half of the county's cities and towns, with victories of 55 percent or more in Bothell, Brier, Edmonds, Everett, Index, Mountlake Terrace, Mukilteo and Woodway.

More than 6,000 votes that made up the winning margin came from precincts in unincorporated south Snohomish County.

By contrast, in the unincorporated neighborhoods in the county's northern and eastern reaches, opponents outnumbered supporters by nearly 4,000 votes. The measure also failed in Arlington, Darrington, Gold Bar, Granite Falls, Marysville, Monroe, Stanwood and Sultan.

The community with the greatest support? Index, at 70 percent, (but less than 100 votes in play).

Darrington narrowly outpaced Stanwood for the greatest percentage of votes opposed.

A table with all the numbers is below. You also can check how your neighborhood voted in this and other races by searching the database we prepared here:

First, look up your precinct

Unless you are a political wonk, you may not know which one you're in. Click here to find it from the Snohomish County website. (Opens in a new window.) Mobile users, click here.

... then use the form below to find out how your precinct voted:

Note: Data is available for all but a handful of the county's 756 precincts. The county holds back results in some small precincts to protect voter privacy. Data provided by the Snohomish County auditor's office.

CityRegisteredApprovedRejectedTotal vote% Approved% RejectedApprove difference
Gold Bar109534936171049%51%-12
Granite Falls1855550586113648%52%-36
Lake Stevens16063558352901087351%49%293
Mill Creek1133043774121849852%48%256
Mountlake Terrace1138948753093796861%39%1782
Unincorporated East5893220940222694320948%52%-1329
Unincorporated North4304313782163573013946%54%-2575
Unincorporated South8334932878266935957155%45%6185
Too small to detail 35225761%39%13

Story tags » State politicsLocal electionsState electionsGay marriage

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