Meet the candidates running to to represent the 43rd Council District


The race between sitting Councilmember Justin Brannan and his republican opponent Brian Fox is heating up, with seemingly more mud-slinging than in any other Brooklyn City Council contest.

The district — which encompasses Bay Ridge, Dyker Heights, Bath Beach and parts of Bensonhurst — is historically one of the most GOP-friendly in Brooklyn, and is the area of the borough most recently represented by a Republican, making the race for the 43rd City Council seat one to watch.