The Republican Public Advocate Candidate Will Have His Day, Says Organizer

The organizer of a forum for public advocate candidates at Fordham Law School is disputing a report on City Room saying the G.O.P. candidate, Alex Zablocki, wasn’t invited because organizers “thought it was unlikely that he had a serious chance, as a Republican.”
When asked if this was an accurate description of his reasoning, organizer Janos Marton, a law school student, said, “I believe what I said was, ‘I (we) felt that students would be most interested in seeing all of the Democratic primary candidates at the same event. Hopefully we can have a debate between the winner and Zablocki in the fall.