Election Costs and Participation
Primary Election
May 21, 1996


County

Eligible
Voters

Ballots
Cast

Turnout
%

Election
Cost

Cost Per
Voter

Cost Per
Ballot

Baker 9,559 3,458 36.18% $15,546.68 $1.63 $4.50
Benton 42,607 14,301 33.56% $73,953.50 $1.74 $5.17
Clackamas 194,929 67,588 34.67% $180,195.56 $0.92 $2.67
Clatsop 21,098 7,919 37.53% $54,978.25 $2.61 $6.94
Columbia 24,549 9,192 37.44% $41,168.68 $1.68 $4.48
Coos 38,182 15,431 40.41% $51,627.01 $1.35 $3.35
Crook 9,457 3,173 33.55% $24,926.96 $2.64 $7.86
Curry 14,026 7,207 51.38% $28,308.90 $2.02 $3.93
Deschutes 60,936 21,521 35.32% $76,077.00 $1.25 $3.54
Douglas 58,634 22,341 38.10% $78,811.11 $1.34 $3.53
Gilliam 1,024 638 62.30% $3,324.25 $3.25 $5.21
Grant 4,930 2,577 52.27% $14,811.05 $3.00 $5.75
Harney 3,690 2,078 56.31% $13,723.93 $3.72 $6.60
Hood River 9,804 4,685 47.79% $11,990.33 $1.22 $2.56
Jackson 100,184 36,320 36.25% $113,470.40 $1.13 $3.12
Jefferson 8,512 3,547 41.67% $13,632.82 $1.60 $3.84
Josephine 43,079 17,488 40.60% $45,417.00 $1.05 $2.60
Klamath 32,503 12,955 39.86% $40,550.60 $1.25 $3.13
Lake 4,639 2,174 46.86% $3,467.67 $0.75 $1.60
Lane 184,814 79,960 43.27% $249,550.60 $1.35 $3.12
Lincoln 28,385 12,724 44.83% $50,509.00 $1.78 $3.97
Linn 58,210 19,043 32.71% $55,774.92 $0.96 $2.93
Malheur 13,304 6,358 47.79% $18,919.74 $1.42 $2.98
Marion 139,534 60,567 43.41% $243,223.52 $1.74 $4.02
Morrow 4,490 1,584 35.28% $9,424.22 $2.10 $5.95
Multnomah** 379,560 123,658 32.58% $982,309.43 $2.59 $7.94
Polk 32,164 11,998 37.30% $28,273.51 $0.88 $2.36
Sherman 1,303 807 61.93% $5,283.95 $4.06 $6.55
Tillamook 14,424 7,391 51.24% $23,361.94 $1.62 $3.16
Umatilla 31,104 11,111 35.72% $12,255.20 $0.39 $1.10
Union 14,702 6,612 44.97% $17,637.84 $1.20 $2.67
Wallowa 4,857 2,832 58.31% $10,985.86 $2.26 $3.88
Wasco 13,200 4,914 37.23% $22,650.03 $1.72 $4.61
Washington 207,444 78,512 37.85% $261,676.21 $1.26 $3.33
Wheeler 1,028 703 68.39% $7,637.95 $7.43 $10.86
Yamhill 40,634 15,623 38.45% $46,463.38 $1.14 $2.97
TOTAL 1,851,499 698,990 37.75% $2,931,919.00 $1.58 $4.19

**Includes $47,316 in costs attributed to U.S. Congressional Special General

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Last updated 2/11/97 by Talena Ray