Ronald Reagan presents the Presidential Medal of Freedom posthumously to Henry M. “Scoop” Jackson’s family in 1984. Left to right are Anna Marie Jackson, George H.W. Bush, Helen Jackson and Peter Jackson. (Courtesy of The Henry M. Jackson Foundation)

Ronald Reagan presents the Presidential Medal of Freedom posthumously to Henry M. “Scoop” Jackson’s family in 1984. Left to right are Anna Marie Jackson, George H.W. Bush, Helen Jackson and Peter Jackson. (Courtesy of The Henry M. Jackson Foundation)

30 years ago, Snohomish County voters backed George H.W. Bush

The 1988 election is the last time a Republican presidential candidate won a majority in the county.

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