There's a winner in the race to replace Brooklyn City Councilman Albert Vann: District leader Robert Cornegy Jr. eked out a win over Kirsten John Foy for the 36th district seat that includes the historic neighborhood of Bedford-Stuyvesant.
The result came in on Friday after a 17-day recount. Cornegy, who was endorsed by Vann and other Brooklyn politicians, won by a 68-vote margin.
In a statement, Cornegy said he was "deeply humbled and honored" by the win, The Daily News reported.
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Last Updated (Aug 13, 2014)
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