How your neighborhood voted on marijuana

Rick Steves, the travel guru who makes his home in Edmonds, was an early high-profile supporter of Washington’s initiative to legalize adult recreational use of marijuana.

That means there is a certain symmetry that Steves’ community led Snohomish County’s cities in supporting Initiative 502. Edmonds voters backed the measure by 58.44 percent. Only residents of the eclectic mountain town of Index topped that with nearly 62 percent supporting the measure.

Stanwood was the lone community here where a majority of voters didn’t want to legalize pot, though they were joined by majorities of voters in 135 other precincts spread around the county.

While nearly 26,000 more people here wanted to legalize pot than didn’t, the issue divided voters in some places. In the Seattle Hill precinct, for example, voters split 202 for and against.

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.

City Registered Yes No Total vote % Yes % No Yes Difference
Arlington 9867 3402 3258 6660 51% 49% 144
Bothell 10288 4204 3423 7627 55% 45% 781
Brier 4518 1849 1561 3410 54% 46% 288
Darrington 715 257 198 455 56% 44% 59
Edmonds 28630 12838 9129 21967 58% 42% 3709
Everett 49988 19038 14475 33513 57% 43% 4563
Gold Bar 1095 404 309 713 57% 43% 95
Granite Falls 1855 628 511 1139 55% 45% 117
Index 106 55 34 89 62% 38% 21
Lake Stevens 16063 5901 5014 10915 54% 46% 887
Lynnwood 18127 7033 5756 12789 55% 45% 1277
Marysville 33400 11801 10986 22787 52% 48% 815
Mill Creek 11330 4338 4181 8519 51% 49% 157
Monroe 7321 2854 2510 5364 53% 47% 344
Mountlake Terrace 11389 4676 3331 8007 58% 42% 1345
Mukilteo 13111 5325 4565 9890 54% 46% 760
Snohomish 5476 2117 1732 3849 55% 45% 385
Stanwood 3541 1224 1293 2517 49% 51% -69
Sultan 2383 904 696 1600 57% 44% 208
Woodway 977 426 346 772 55% 45% 80
Unincorporated East 58932 22963 20415 43378 53% 47% 2548
Unincorporated North 43043 16214 14163 30377 53% 47% 2051
Unincorporated South 83349 32520 27238 59758 54% 46% 5282
Too small to detail 27 15 42 64% 36% 12
Total 415504 160998 135139 296137 54% 46% 25859

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