Should Dem Eli Katzoff be excluded from the Dem debate?

Should Dem Eli Katzoff be excluded from the Dem debate?

This came up in a different thread but with the event happening tomorrow (Thursday) night I thought it was worth creating its own thread.

On Thursday, the Newton Democratic City Committee is sponsoring a forum featuring the candidates running for mayor who are registered Democrats…except that they aren’t.

Here’s from a comment posted earlier today from registered Democrat and candidate Eli Katzoff…

..I am registered as a Democrat and running as one, and have always voted Democrat.

One of the reasons I chose to run for mayor was that I felt it was important to step up and add a new young voice to this race and bring fresh ideas to the table. This is what the national Democratic party has been vigorously urging, especially since the 2016 election: that young people and those formerly outside the political system get involved.

Unfortunately, however, the Newton Democratic City Committee wrote me to inform me that I was not invited to participate in

City Dems call on Newton to become a sanctuary city

Here’s a press release from the Newton Democratic City Committee …

December 1, 2016–Newton, MA: Nearly 200 Democratic activists unanimously called upon the City of Newton to pass a TRUST ordinance, also commonly referred to as a sanctuary city provision, to increase public confidence in local law enforcement by providing clear guidelines associated with federal immigration enforcement, arrests, and detentions.

At the meeting of the Newton Democratic City Committee which

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