Chris Olechowski Wins Tight Williamsburg District Leader Race

By Meredith Hoffman on October 17, 2012 12:44pm 

 Chris Olechowski, chair of Williamsburg Community Board 1, has won the District Leader primary for Williamsburg after weeks of recounts.
Chris Olechowski, chair of Williamsburg Community Board 1, has won the District Leader primary for Williamsburg after weeks of recounts.
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Chris Olechowski

WILLIAMSBURG — After weeks of recounts in the tight race, Williamsburg's District Leader race finally ended Tuesday with the reported victory of Chris Olechowski. 

Olechowski, Williamsburg's Community Board 1 Chair, beat incumbent Lincoln Restler for 50th District Leader by 6,037 votes to 6,018, the Daily News reported.

The Board of Elections did not immediately respond to calls for confirmation, and neither candidate responded immediately to requests for comment.

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