Denver City Council District 8: Brad Revare and Shontel Lewis look set for runoff

Revare and Lewis lead the way in a crowded race.
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Brad Revare (left) and Shontel Lewis.
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Update on 04/06: Shontel Lewis remains in the lead. It's more than likely she will face Brad Revare in the runoff race. 

Update 0n 04/05: There's been a lead change but both Shontel Lewis and Brad Revare are still leading to be in the runoff race. 

On Wednesday, the District 8 race saw a lead change. That lead remains the same today.

With 14,139 votes counted, Shontel Lewis leads in the northeast district race with 35.63% of the votes or 4,083 votes. Brad Revare continues to sit in second with 33.55% of the votes. On Wednesday, Lewis led by just 28 votes. That increased to 295 votes.

Results are unofficial until April 20 and according to the Clerk & Recorder's office, there are only 2,400 votes left to be counted.

Denver's District 8 covers much of northeast Denver, which includes East Colfax, Montbello, Park Hill and Central Park (previously Stapleton).

City Council District 8.
Data Source: Denver Elections Di

A majority of East Colfax was added to District 8 last year during redistricting after years of it being tied Hilltop, Montclair and Lowry -- more affluent neighborhoods that had different concerns than one of the poorest neighborhoods in the city.

Revare is currently a director at Colorado Succeeds and has previously served on the Central Park United Neighbors Board of Directors and the Impact East Colfax Steering Committee. He's focused on equitably investing in neighborhoods.

Lewis currently works for the Colorado Coalition for the Homeless and has previously served on the Regional Transportation District's Board of Directors. Her main concerns are a combination of transportation, housing, health and education policy.

This story will continue being updated as new results are received.

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