Oregon Historical County Records Guide

Marion 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 Books [East Salem Precinct], 1880-1888 (.10 cu.ft.);
Election Poll Books [Mehama Precinct], 1878-1888 (.10 cu.ft.);
Election Poll Books [Salem Precinct], 1896, 1903 (.10 cu.ft.);
Election Poll Books [South Silverton Precinct], 1924 (.05 cu.ft.);
Election Voter Registers [title varies], 1900-1916 (91 volumes);
Electors Register, 1914 (2 reels of microfilm).

Records at the Marion County Archives:
Blanks B [Voter Registration Certificates], 1900-1902 (1 volume);
East Silverton [Precinct Duplicate-Voter Registration], 1913 (1 volume);
East Woodburn [Precinct Duplicate-Voter Registration], 1913 (1 volume);
Register of Electors, 1908 (1 volume); 1911 (1 volume); 1914 (2 volumes);
Salem [Precinct Duplicate-Voter Registration], vol. 1-10, 1913 (10 volumes);
West Silverton [Precinct Duplicate-Voter Registration], 1913 (1 volume);
West Woodburn [Precinct Duplicate-Voter Registration], 1913 (1 volume).

Records at the Willamette Heritage Center Library and Archives:
Poll Book [of the First Ward of School District No. 24-rolled-accession no. 2002.020.0123], 1904 (.10 cu.ft.).

Records at the Oregon Historical Society:
Mss. 1273B Oregon Registration Blanks [Voter], 1900 (5 volumes);
Mss. 1273 [Poll List-West Salem Precinct], 1913-1914 (1 volume).


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