presidency. Trump's insult ridden campaign turned off some Republicans as well as Democrats, but apparently resonated with groups alienating by the Obama administration, Clinton trust issues and what they feel is a Washington establishment that turns a deaf ear to their plight.
The Trump victory put a dark cloud over what otherwise was a pretty good night for Washington Democrats. Incumbent Governor Jay Inslee was easily elected as was incumbent Senator Patty Murray. Closer to home, 5th District Democratic Senator Mark Mullet appears to have beaten his challenger Republican House member Chad Magandanz 5th House races appear to be too close to call.