Arapaho Peak stands in the distance in this view from Ranch Creek in Colorado, probably in Grand or Boulder County. Ranch Creek is a tributary of the Fraser River, a branch of the Colorado River (formerly Grand River).
The election was held August 19, 1861. Data was taken from Poll Books Volumes 1, 2 and 3. These books area also on microfilm at the Colorado State Archives, 1313 Sherman St. Room 120, Denver, Colorado 80203.