How to vote for Erin for Health District of Northern Larimer County

Ballots are due on Election Day, Tuesday, May 2.

Want to vote by mail? 

You will NOT receive a mail ballot UNLESS you request one.

This is a Special District election, which is different than other elections.

If you want the convenience of a mail ballot, then you need to register for an “absentee” ballot with the Health District and return a completed form no later than Tuesday, April 25.

  • Step 1: Fill out this form here – it’s a fillable PDF.
    • Note: You don’t have to have a reason or a doctor’s note, but you do have to fill out the form.
    • Check the box to be on the “permanent absentee voter list.”
    • You may sign the form by typing in your name.
    • Alternately, a form is coming by mail inside the next Compass newsletter.
  • Step 2: Download or print out the form.
    • If you don’t have a printer, you can contact Kerri Fagan at the Health District at 970-224-5209 and she will mail one to you.
  • Step 3: Return the form to the Health District – no later than April 25.
    • By email (download) – You can attach the filled and downloaded application and email it to
    • By email (scan) – OR you can scan the completed form or take a photo of it and email it to
    • By mail to – Chris Sheafor, Health District, 120 Bristlecone Drive, Fort Collins, CO, 80524.
    • By fax to – 970-530-1708.
  • Step 4: Once you receive the ballot, then vote, sign, and return it.
    • Follow the instructions, including signing the envelope.
    • Postage: you need one first-class (63 cent) stamp.
    • Put the ballot in the mail – no later than Tuesday, April 25.
    • After April 25, please drop off your ballot at the Health District office at 120 Bristlecone Drive, Monday through Friday 8 AM – 5 PM.
    • Do NOT use county, city, or town ballot boxes.

Your ballot has to arrive on time. A postmark is not enough!

Want to vote in-person or drop off your ballot?

Election day is Tuesday, May 2nd. There is no early voting. There will be two polling places that will be open from 7:00 am to 7:00 pm on Tuesday, May 2, Election Day.

  • North location: Health District offices at 120 Bristlecone Drive, Fort Collins
  • South location: Spirit of Joy Lutheran Church at 4501 S. Lemay, Fort Collins

Want to check if your ballot was received?

Call Kerri Fagan at the Health District at 970-224-5409 and she will verify.

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Not yet a registered voter in the state of Colorado? No worries. You can register up to and even on Election Day! Voter registration forms are available at the Larimer County Elections Office and the Driver’s License Office. Registration can be done online at the Secretary of State website:

If you didn’t receive a ballot, yours was damaged, destroyed, or lost, or if you simply messed up and need a new one, you can request a replacement ballot from the Health District at any time up to 7:00 on Election Day. 

Wondering if you’re in the district?

The Health District is slightly larger than Poudre School District, running from Carpenter Road in south Fort Collins to the Wyoming border. It encompasses a small part of western Windsor, Timnath, Fort Collins, Wellington, LaPorte, Bellvue, and Red Feather Lakes. You can enter your address into this interactive map to see if you’re in the district.

Have other voting questions?

If you have any general questions about how to vote in this county, check out this information from the Larimer County Clerk and Recorder:

If you have specific questions about how to vote in the Health District election, please visit:

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