Oregon Historical County Records Guide

Multnomah County Records Inventory

Election Poll Books


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 Oregon State Archives:
Election Poll Book, 1892-1908 (.25 cu.ft.);
State Poll Tax Roll, 1900 (1 volume);
Voter Registration Cards [Abigail Scott Duniway], 1913-1914 (.05 cu.ft.).

Records at the John B. Yeon Building, Multnomah County Records Center, Microfilm Cabinet:
[Election Registration Cards-alphabetical arrangement], 1908-1914 (41 reels of microfilm); 1918-1958 (153 reels of microfilm).

Records at the Oregon Historical Society:
Mss. 1275 [Oversize pages from Poll Book on Constitution and Slavery Question-photographs of pages], 1848 (.05 cu.ft.).

Records at the Genealogical Forum of Oregon, Research Library:
Foreign Voter Registration Cards [Multnomah County], ca.1908-ca.1966 (29 reels of microfilm).


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