Recently defeated Gubernatorial candidate, and former WA Attorney General, Rob McKenna wrote an op-ed for the Seattle Times last week discussing ways that NW Republicans can start winning state-wide races again.
He fully endorses the need to expand the GOP tent by reaching out to minority communities and young people. And he… well that’s about it. Although he does end the column by noting how close he came to winning (he lost by ~4%).
Here’s a summary of the policy prescriptions he outlines for winning over non-old-white voters: