Oregon Historical County Records Guide
Clatsop County Records Inventory
Election Voting Abstracts
Series documents the tabulation and reporting of election results for the county. Records include voting abstracts and the record of election. Information includes election date; precinct name and number; office; precinct and total votes; victory margin; winning candidate; county clerk, board of canvasser, and justice of the peace signatures; ballot number; summation of votes; and election board's decision. Election voting abstracts have been inventoried through 1960. For information on more recent records, contact the Secretary of State, Elections Division, the county clerk, or the local elections official.
Records at the Oregon State Archives:
Election Poll Books/Voting Abstracts, 1845-1847, 1849-1862, 1864 (.35 cu.ft.);
Election Records [includes voting abstracts], 1845, 1848 (.05 cu.ft.);
Election Voting Abstracts, 1856-1904 (.25 cu.ft.).
Records at the Clatsop County Courthouse, Main Floor Vault:
Abstracts Primary Thru General [Election], vol. 10, 1960-1964 (1 volume);
Record of Election, vol. 2-5, 1906-1927 (4 volumes); vol. 7, 1932-1938 (1 volume).
Records at the Clatsop County Judge Guy Boyington Building, Records Storage Room:
Abstracts Primary to Gen. [Election Abstracts of Vote Primary to General], vol. 8-9, 1938-1958 (2 volumes);
Record of Election, vol. 1, 1892-1906 (1 volume); vol. 6, 1928-1932 (1 volume).