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Incumbent City-Parish Councilman Pat Lewis, a Democrat, will face Republican newcomer Mark Pope in a runoff for the new Lafayette City Council District 1 seat.

The two emerged Saturday as the top vote-getters in a five-person race for the district in northeast Lafayette.

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Pat Lewis

Lewis, who is retired from the Lafayette Parish school system, was elected to the Lafayette City Parish Council District 3 seat four years ago.

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Mark Pope

Pope, a first-time candidate who worked for Lafayette Consolidated Government 27 years, works in radio.

Eliminated from the race were Democrats John Ford, Sarah Gauthier Roy and Matthew Sias.

The run-off is Nov. 16.

See a complete list of election results at: https://voterportal.sos.la.gov/graphical

Email Claire Taylor at ctaylor@theadvocate.com.