Green Party Candidate Wages Grassroots Fight in Brooklyn Council Race

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By: Emma Whitford, City Limits

Before door-knocking on the last Saturday of his campaign for City Council, Jabari Brisport, a self-proclaimed Democratic Socialist running on the Green and Socialist ballot lines in Central Brooklyn’s District 35, issued a reminder to a handful of volunteers in McNair Park, next to the Brooklyn Museum. After the rally, “Take down the signs immediately” he warned. “We get a $75 fine for each.” A few minutes later, the wind whipped one of two bright-green campaign signs off a lamppost, and Brisport went running after it.

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