Early Elections in Kitsap County
June 2012 – Virgil Reames – In 1869 the first election was held in Kitsap County, Washington Territory. Three hundred seventy three votes were cast. Forty one from Port Blakley precinct, 166 from Teekalet precinct (later Port Gamble), 68 from Seabeck precinct, 35 from Port Orchard precinct and 63 from Port Madison precinct.
The interim county seat was at Port Madison. The vote to locate the county seat was 142 for Teekalet and 129 for Port Madison. For some (political?) reason the county seat was not moved to Teekalet at that time.
Other county election results:
Auditor – A.S. Miller
Commissioners, top five: M. Kelly
John S. Condon
Probate Judge – Joseph Comstock
Treasurer – Phineas Foster
Sheriff – E.A. Stetson
School Superintendent – W.H. Lewellyn
Coroner – H. Wells
Constable – William Renton
Justice of the Peach – Joseph Comstock
1889 Kitsap County Election Results
South Kitsap Area Votes