How to Register to Vote in Fort Collins

Whether you’re a political junkie or just a dutiful citizen, you’ll need to register to vote in Fort Collins when you move here. Fortunately, updating voter registration for municipal, county, state and federal elections can be easily updated.

Choose the most convenient method to update your voter registration:

  • Visit the Larimer County Clerk: Drop into the County Clerk’s office at 200 W. Oak Street and complete the new voter registration process.
  • Visit the Fort Collins City Clerk: The City Clerk can also update your voter registration information. Visit the Clerk at 300 LaPorte Street.
  • Update By Mail: Mail-in voter registration forms are available at Old Town Library (201 Peterson Street) and Old Town Station Post Office (200 W. Oak Street)
  • Update with Driver’s License: If you moved from out of state, you’ll need to get a Colorado driver’s license. Voter registration can be updated at the same time. Visit the Colorado Department of Revenue Driver License Office at 3030 S. College Avenue, #100 to cross both tasks off your list.

Townhomes at Library Park is centrally located and within a few minutes’ walk from both clerks’ offices, the Old Town post office and Old Town Library.

Register to Vote in Fort Collins – Eligibility

To be eligible to vote in your new home, you must be registered at least 29 days before the election. Your Fort Collins address must be your sole legal residence (not a vacation home) for at least 30 days before the election.

Colorado holds primary elections in even-numbered years on the last Tuesday in June. Voters do not need to be registered with a party to participate primary elections, though unaffiliated voters must choose to vote in either Democrat or Republican primaries. The ballot of voter who casts ballots in both elections will be disqualified.

Fort Collins municipal elections are held the first Tuesday after the first Monday of April in odd-numbered years.