Final, Official Election Results for Mayor and three Trustee seats  

News Releases: 

Unofficial Election results for Mayor: Voters elect Todd Jirsa as Mayor

Unofficial Election Results: Voters elect Walker, Norris and Martchink as Trustees; Mayor to be announced April 15

A regular Municipal Election will be held on Tuesday, April 5, 2016, as a mail-ballot only election for four seats on the Town of Estes Park Board of Trustees, including that of mayor. Voters will determine who will occupy seats currently held by Mayor Bill Pinkham and Trustees John Ericson, Ron Norris and John Phipps. Mayor Pinkham and Trustee Ericson are term-limited. Trustee Phipps announced at the December 8, 2015, Town Board meeting that he would not seek re-election. Trustee Norris is eligible to run for an additional four-year term.

Candidates for the office of Town Trustee and Mayor for the Town of Estes Park must:
  • be a United States Citizen
  • be at least 18 years of age
  • be a qualified voter in the Town of Estes Park for at least one year prior to the election date

Mayor Pinkham encourages you to consider running for the Town Board 

Election Press Release - January 7, 2016

Election Press Release - December 15, 2015

Important Dates - 2016 Municipal Election

Ballots will be mailed to all eligible registered voters at their mailing address of record. Ballots cannot be forwarded. If you would like to request a ballot be sent to a mailing address other than your registered address, please complete an Application for Absent Voter/Mail Ballot form.  

Wondering if you are eligible to vote in Town of Estes Park Municipal elections? You can verify your voter registration status, as well as review your available voting districts by visiting the Larimer County website at www.larimer.org/elections. If "Estes Park" is listed, you are eligible to vote in a municipal election. View a map of Estes Park's Town boundaries. Colorado voters may also visit www.GoVoteColorado.com to register to vote, check voter registration status and review mailing address information for accuracy.  

Per Colorado State Statute, the Qualifications of Municipal Electors include, but are not limited to the following. Refer to Colorado State Statute 31-10-201 for additional information.

  • Be at least 18 years of age
  • Be a United States Citizen
  • Be a resident within the municipality and resided in the state of Colorado for twenty-two (22) days immediately preceding the election
  • The residence of a person is their principal or primary residence

The Town Clerk is the Designated Election Official for all Regular and Special Municipal Elections. Regular Municipal Elections are held on the first Tuesday in April of even-numbered years to elect members to the Board of Trustees and bring forward local ballot questions, when necessary. The Town is not responsible for Special District elections, General elections or elections coordinated with the county in November.

Past Elections - Sample Ballots and Results
April 5, 2016 Ballot April 5, 2016 Results
February 3, 2015 Ballot      February 3, 2015 Results
April 1, 2014 Ballot April 1, 2014 Results