By Danielle Chavira

ARAPAHOE COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4) – More than a month since the general election, Republican John Kellner is expected to win the 18th Judicial District Attorney’s Office after a mandatory recount. Kellner has 1,400 more votes than his challenger, Amy Padden.

John Kellner (credit: John Kellner/Twitter)

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While Kellner announced his victory on social media Saturday night, Padden conceded the race according to her campaign.

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The win has not yet been certified by the Colorado Secretary of State’s Office.

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The 18th Judicial District covers Arapahoe, Douglas, Lincoln and Elbert counties.

Danielle Chavira