[*]UW according to US News World Report and the Princeton Review is ranked in the top 10 of public universities. [*] It's not a minor league school lik San DeEggo State, BYU, Utah, or Utah State seruzaWacko.[*] Especially the engineering college. [*] Remember Boeing and Microsoft are here. [*]Which means a lot of kids who grow up here, have parents that are engineers, programmers etc. [*] Washington State and Seattle in particular has one of the highest levels of college educated voters in the country.[*] Could that be the reason Kerry will win WA state so easily ?