Oregon Historical County Records Guide

Washington 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 Abstracts [of Vote], 1847, 1850-1878 (.25 cu.ft.).

Records at the Washington County Historical Records Vault:
Recordings Mixed Series-Abstract of Primary Elections, 1908 (.05 cu.ft.);
Viva Voce Poll Books, Abstract Votes, 1880-1902 (.50 cu.ft.).

Records at the Washington County Museum, Research Library and Archives:
Election Record, vol. 1, 1956-1962 (1 volume);
Poll Book Butte Precinct [includes election results], 1855 (.05 cu.ft.); 1868 (.05 cu.ft.); 1872 (.05 cu.ft.); 1875 (.05 cu.ft.);
[Poll Books Butte Precinct-includes election results], 1855, 1868, 1872, 1875 (1 reel of microfilm);
Record of Elections, 1914-1916 (1 volume); 1918-1942 (1 volume);
Record of Elections, vol. 1, 1908-1913 (1 volume).


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