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Angela Myers

Angela Myers

County Clerk
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Larimer County Elections

Frequently Asked Voting Questions

  • How do I vote by mail?

    If you are already registered to vote, the Elections Department will automatically send a mail ballot to all active, eligible voters for all elections conducted by the County.

    If you would like to register to vote, complete and sign a Voter Registration Form (English)/(Spanish or go online to

    Email, mail, or fax your signed request to:

    Larimer County Elections
    PO Box 1547
    Fort Collins CO 80522-1547
    Fax: (970) 498-7845

    You may return your voted ballot by mail (postage is 70 cents), or you may hand deliver your ballot to a Voter Service and Polling Center or designated drop-off location.

    Ballots must be RECEIVED at the Larimer County Elections office or a designated Drop-off/Voter Service and Polling Center by 7 p.m. on Election Day in order for your vote(s) to be counted. Ballots received after 7 p.m. on Election Day will not be counted. Postmarks do not count as a received date.

  • Where do I vote?

    You may vote by mail, at the Elections Office, at any Voter Service and Polling Centers or drop off your mail ballot at any of the Drop-off locations.

    Your voting locations

  • When do I vote?

    City elections are the first Tuesday after the first Monday in April each year.
    (H.R.C. Article VIII, Section 2)

    Special district elections are the Tuesday after the first Monday in May in even-number years.
    C.R.S. 32-1-103(17)

    Primary elections are the last Tuesday in June of each even-numbered year.
    C.R.S. 1-1-104(32)

    General elections are the first Tuesday after the first Monday in November in even-numbered years.
    C.R.S. 1-1-104(17)

    Coordinated elections are the first Tuesday in November in odd-numbered years. C.R.S. 1-41-102(1)

  • What if I make a mistake on my ballot?

    You may request a replacement ballot by calling (970) 498-7820 during regular business hours, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., or on Election Day from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. You may also retrieve a replacement ballot in person at any of our Voter Service and Polling Centers. See "Where Do I Vote".

    Voters may receive up to two replacement ballots.

  • How do I become eligible to vote?

    In order to be eligible to vote, you must be eighteen years of age or older on or before Election Day and a United States citizen.

    You must also register to vote in the county in which you reside. You must be a resident of Colorado for at least 22 days before an election to be eligible to vote in that election.

  • Will my mail ballot count?

    Yes. All mail ballots received by 7:00 p.m. on Election Day are counted in every election in Colorado regardless of the outcome or closeness of any race.

  • Will my provisional ballot count?

    If you are a qualified voter in Larimer County, your provisional ballot will count. A qualified elector must:

    • Be a resident of Colorado 22 days before an election.
    • Be a resident of Larimer County.
    • Not be serving a sentence of parole for a felony conviction.
    • Sign the affidavit on the provisional envelope.
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