Oregon Historical County Records Guide

Marion 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 Courthouse Square Building, Clerk's Office, Room 2130, Public Research Room:
Elections [Abstracts of Vote], 1940-1974 (1 reel of microfilm).

Records at the Marion County Archives:
Election History [Poll Book-includes votes cast], 1864 (.15 cu.ft.);
Election History [Voting Abstract-Salem Precinct], 1864 (.10 cu.ft.);
Record of Elections, vol. 1-5, 1908-1962 (5 volumes).

State Archives • 800 Summer St. NE • Salem, OR 97310