“Political Slash Fest: New Orleans at-large council race sees lots of bad blood spilled among leading candidates” (24 October 2021) Gambit article
“New Orleans council hopefuls express sympathy for Jared Brossett after DWI arrest” (21 October 2021) Times-Picayune article
Everson said the whole ordeal is proof of New Orleans’ need for a more robust public transit system, one of the key planks of his platform.
“Morrell, Palmer & Everson Found Common Ground on Many Issues” (20 October 2021) Big Easy article
Ever the progressive, Everson impressed many audience members who had never seen or heard him before with his simple, common sense, and direct answers. When he didn’t have knowledge in a subject area, he wasn’t afraid to say so – a totally refreshing reflection of how a good public servant should act.
“Division 2 Council candidates talk policy at Gambit debate Wednesday night” (20 October 2021) Gambit article
Everson, who arrived by bike, focused largely on environmental concerns but also the need for more radical change in terms of fixing violent crime.
“We have to try doing something radically different,” he said. “We should implement universal basic income, get rid of poverty, legalize drugs and invest in education and health.”
“Candidates won’t say whether they think Brossett should drop out of council race after DWI” (20 October 2021) Gambit article
Xavier University staffer Bart Everson, a Green Party candidate who is running on a climate change focused platform, said that the incident underscored the need for a better public transit system and mental health treatment.
“If we had a robust public transit system, maybe this wouldn’t have happened,” he said.
Gambit hosts New Orleans City Council At-Large Division 2 debate (20 October 2021) forum video
Bart for Council (20 October 2021) 30 second audio
New Orleans Complete Streets Coalition (19 October 2021) forum video
Ringside Politics with Jeff Crouere (18 October 2021) WGSO audio
“Hot Seat: New Orleans City Council At-Large” (17 October 2021) WDSU video
“Council at Large Race” (15 October 2021) Fox 8 news package
The New Orleans Tribune (13 October 2021) interview video
Louisiana Fair Housing Action Center (11 October 2021) forum video
Green Wave Candidate Showcase (6 October 2021) interview video
Urban League + Power Coalition (5 October 2021) forum video — Don’t miss this one!
“4 New Orleans City Council at-large candidates vow to fix crime, blight” (3 October 2021) Times-Picayune article
“Progressive New Orleans Coalition backs newcomers” (17 August 2021) Gambit article
“Here’s how 4 City Council candidates want to address blight, crime in New Orleans” (17 August 2021) Times-Picayune article
New Orleans Coalition (16 August 2021) forum video
Voters East of the Industrial Canal (13 August 2021) forum video
Long Live Alternative Parties (6 August 2021) interview audio
Radio Phoenix/Inagaddadavida (4 August 2021) interview audio
See also: Bart for Council YouTube channel