Official Voter Participation Statistics
May 19, 1998 Biennial Primary

County

Total
Registration

Total Number of Votes Cast

Percent of Total Participation

Absentee Ballots Issued

Absentee Ballots Returned

Percent of Absentee Voter Participation

Baker 9,999 4,253 42.53% 5,019 2,905 57.88%
Benton 45,128 15,054 33.36% 11,224 6,325 56.35%
Clackamas 196,947 65,673 33.35% 90,238 45,439 50.35%
Clatsop 21,160 7,641 36.11% 8,677 4,828 55.64%
Columbia 25,773 10,721 41.60% 12,872 7,924 61.56%
Coos 37,865 11,982 46.22% 7,111 3,910 46.22%
Crook 9,965 3,406 34.18% 2,845 1,596 56.10%
Curry 14,401 7,349 51.03% 6,109 4,435 72.60%
Deschutes 65,130 26,591 40.83% 19,571 12,483 63.78%
Douglas 59,867 18,175 30.36% 13,665 7,582 55.48%
Gilliam 1,293 527 40.76% 344 217 63.08%
Grant 4,981 2,252 45.21% 1,797 1,210 67.33%
Harney 4,452 2,178 48.92% 1,766 1,195 67.67%
Hood River 10,103 2,317 22.93% 1,375 691 50.25%
Jackson 102,328 35,223 34.42% 17,686 9,517 53.81%
Jefferson 8,924 3,620 40.56% 1,848 1,128 61.04%
Josephine 46,392 18,553 39.99% 13,366 8,140 60.90%
Klamath 34,818 10,421 29.93% 8,144 4,729 58.07%
Lake 4,679 2,220 47.45% 605 450 74.38%
Lane 189,718 66,855 35.24% 87,320 46,691 53.47%
Lincoln 28,195 12,605 44.71% 19,615 11,412 58.18%
Linn 58,806 17,196 29.24% 11,824 6,181 52.28%
Malheur 13,945 4,106 29.44% 2,618 1,405 53.67%
Marion 144,730 56,411 38.98% 82,996 46,541 56.08%
Morrow 4,754 1,953 41.08% 817 429 52.51%
Multnomah 379,902 126,667 33.34% 191,379 97,216 50.80%
Polk 34,532 12,519 36.25% 7,877 4,102 52.08%
Sherman 1,328 792 59.64% 267 189 70.79%
Tillamook 15,002 6,890 45.93% 7,272 4,808 66.12%
Umatilla 32,038 6,670 20.82% 5,344 2,294 42.93%
Union 14,687 6,061 41.27% 8,007 4,729 59.06%
Wallowa 4,961 2,243 45.21% 2,688 1,687 62.76%
Wasco 13,633 7,179 52.66% 8,411 5,999 71.32%
Washington 222,054 73,647 33.17% 115,943 52,833 45.57%
Wheeler 1,006 534 53.08% 380 260 68.42%
Yamhill 43,181 14,856 34.40% 11,795 6,853 58.10%
TOTAL 1,906,677 665,340 34.90% 788,815 418,333 53.03%

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