Scott Stringer (D) and Michel J. Faulkner (R) went head-to-head to answer YOUR questions in a groundbreaking Open Debate moderated by NY1’s Errol Louis, and co-hosted by the Open Debate Coalition, NY1, Civic Hall, Politico, WNYC (NPR), Citizens Union, Intelligence Squared, and the Latino Leadership Institute.


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NYC Open Debates

Ask the candidates for NYC Mayor, Comptroller, and Public Advocate about the issues that are most important to you -- then vote and tell others! Watch the Open Debate for NYC Mayor right here on Tuesday, October 10, at 7:00 pm EDT. 50% of the questions will be chosen from among those that receive the most votes online. NOTE: Questions must not name or allude to any candidate and must be able to be posed to any candidate.
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How will you end overpolicing & criminalization of poor &/or black/Latinx NYers?

In a report published with the Drug Policy Alliance, professor Harry Levine states “It’s essentially Jim Crow police enforcement. One set of laws for white people, one set of laws for people of color"

Submitted by: Marsha J. from NYC
Oct. 5, 2017, 5:13 p.m.
Issue area: Crime & Criminal Justice