How your neighborhood voted on same-sex marriage

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.

City Registered Approved Rejected Total vote % Approved % Rejected Approve difference
Arlington 9867 3057 3573 6630 46% 54% -516
Bothell 10288 4354 3261 7615 57% 43% 1093
Brier 4518 1977 1434 3411 58% 42% 543
Darrington 715 200 257 457 44% 56% -57
Edmonds 28630 13254 8676 21930 60% 40% 4578
Everett 49988 18470 14976 33446 55% 45% 3494
Gold Bar 1095 349 361 710 49% 51% -12
Granite Falls 1855 550 586 1136 48% 52% -36
Index 106 62 27 89 70% 30% 35
Lake Stevens 16063 5583 5290 10873 51% 49% 293
Lynnwood 18127 6905 5864 12769 54% 46% 1041
Marysville 33400 10935 11782 22717 48% 52% -847
Mill Creek 11330 4377 4121 8498 52% 48% 256
Monroe 7321 2667 2693 5360 50% 50% -26
Mountlake Terrace 11389 4875 3093 7968 61% 39% 1782
Mukilteo 13111 5587 4267 9854 57% 43% 1320
Snohomish 5476 2010 1820 3830 52% 48% 190
Stanwood 3541 1103 1403 2506 44% 56% -300
Sultan 2383 767 825 1592 48% 52% -58
Woodway 977 441 327 768 57% 43% 114
Unincorporated East 58932 20940 22269 43209 48% 52% -1329
Unincorporated North 43043 13782 16357 30139 46% 54% -2575
Unincorporated South 83349 32878 26693 59571 55% 45% 6185
Too small to detail 35 22 57 61% 39% 13
Total 415504 155158 139977 295135 53% 47% 15181

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