Forrest announced that she will run for reelection. Forrest has represented Central Brooklyn in the New York State Assembly since 2021 after running a grassroots campaign that rejected all corporate and real-estate donations and unseated a seven-year incumbent. While in office, Assemblymember Forrest has passed laws to increase parole justice and to raise taxes on the wealthy in support of greater social services; fought for comprehensive healthcare for all New Yorkers; and advocated for protections for workers, families, and tenants.