In the biggest political upset in recent memory, Lewis Reed has defeated Jim Shrewsbury to become the next President of the Board of Aldermen.
Reed’s victory makes him the first African-American Aldermanic President ever elected in the City of St. Louis.
THE FINAL UNOFFICIAL NUMBERS:
JAMES F. SHREWSBURY — 12,687 — 46.18%
LEWIS E. REED — 14,729 — 53.62%
UPDATE: Click here to get all the unofficial final numbers.