Libertarian Sundwall, Facing Ballot Challenges, Will Debate Thursday

ALBANY—A candidates forum that will be televised live throughout the 20th Congressional district will now include two candidates: Democrat Scott Murphy and Libertarian Eric Sundwall.
Susan Arbetter, the host of New York-NOW and the debate’s moderator, emailed to say organizers “have determined that Eric Sundwall has substantially met the criteria and that he should thus be included in the debate.”
The forum is being co-sponsored by public broadcasting affiliate WMHT and the Times Union.
The debate is scheduled for Thursday at 7:30 p.m.
Assembly Minority Leader Jim Tedisco, the Republican candidate, is not planning to attend. His spokesman Adam Kramer previously told reporters that they agreed to four debates, and