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Analysis & Reports

The calendar for the majority of Win|Win Network Partners includes a large push of campaigning, community organizing, and civic engagement during campaign seasons. Organizations are continually looking to improve their impact and become more effective in pushing the needle in Washington towards racial, economic, and social equity.

Win|Win examines data such as voter turnout and election results to provide high-quality reports and one-on-one strategy support to Network Partners. Seattle's Democracy Voucher Program enabled residents to allocate four $25 vouchers to candidates for local office with the goal of increasing voter engagement and turnout. In 2021, Win|Win published a report analyzing how effective Seattle's Democracy Voucher Program was at increasing voter turnout, especially for voters who had not regularly participated in past campaign cycles. Win|Win's research found that the program was incredibly effective and has supported the case for expanding the program to other areas in Washington and beyond.

In 2022, with the addition of a full time Research Analyst, Win|Win plans to take on additional civic engagement research projects and to dig deeper in primary and election reports than ever before.


2021 Election Report Excerpts:

Newly Registered Voters:

Of the new 111,064 newly registered voters in 2021, 20.5% voted in the general election.

Turnout By Race:

Data on turnout by race is based on the modeled data available in VAN.

2021 WA General Election Turnout by Race

Race Number that Voted Turnout % Total Population Modeled in VAN
African American 30,509 19.67 155,107
Asian, Hawaiian, or Paciļ¬c Islander 66,201 24.84 266,482
Hispanic 42,480 14.92 284,765
Native American - - -
White 1,706,372 40.66 4,197,001
Unknown 35,205 23.97 146,888
Total People 1,881,224 37.23 5,053,172

2020 New Voters Turnout in 2021 General Election:

Of the 372,935 People who voted for the first time in the 2020 general election, only 33,099 voted in the 2021 general election. This is a turnout of 8.8%, showing a huge drop in voter turnout of 2020 New Voters. Drop off in turnout is expected in an off year election.