"In 2016, Hillary Clinton defeated Donald Trump by a 54% to 38% margin. The state’s electoral influence has grown in recent decades; in the western half of the country only Texas and California have more than Washington’s 12 electoral votes. . . The state has only voted Republican four times: twice for Dwight Eisenhower and twice for Ronald Reagen. In 2016, Hilary Clinton had 60% of the vote, beating Donald Trump’s 33% of the vote."