Secretary of state certifies election


Published Dec 6, 2012 at 04:00AM / Updated Nov 19, 2013 at 12:31AM

SALEM — Oregon Secretary of State Kate Brown has made the election results official.

Brown certified each county’s tally of election results on Wednesday.

More than 1.8 million voters cast a ballot this year, just under 83 percent of eligible voters. The highest turnout was in Wheeler County, where 92 percent of the 956 registered voters returned a ballot. The lowest turnout was in Umatilla County at 77 percent.