Oregon Historical County Records Guide

Benton County Records Inventory

Election Poll Books

1856, 1900-1914

Series documents the registration of voters and the compilation of election results. Records may include the election poll books and/or the election voter register. Information includes elector's name and party affiliation, and in some cases, physical description, occupation, naturalization information, and names of parents and spouse. Election poll books and voter registration records have been inventoried through 1930. For information on more recent records, contact the Secretary of State, Elections Division, the county clerk, or the local elections official.

Records at the Benton County Courthouse, Clerk's Archive Vault:
File Book No. 1 Blanks B Oregon Registration [Voter], 1900 (1 volume);
General Register, 1910 (1 volume); 1912 (1 volume);
Official Register of Elections, 1914 (1 volume);
Official Register of Electors, 1900 (1 volume); 1902-1904 (1 volume); 1908 (1 volume);
[Official Register of Electors], 1906 (1 volume);
Ward Poll Book [Wards 1-3, Corvallis; Ward 14, Bellfountain; Ward 15, Monroe; Ward 16, West Philomath-title varies], 1913 (6 volumes).

Records at the Benton County Historical Museum:
[Poll Book-Benton County Transfer 2006 Records, Box 5], 1856 (.05 cu.ft.).


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