Welcome to the live blog for Wednesday night's Public Advocate debate! Seven candidates for Public Advocate - Michael Blake, Rafael Espinal, Ron Kim, Nomiki Konst, Melissa Mark-Viverito, Dawn Smalls, and Jumaane Williams - participated in a debate at the Borough of Manhattan Community College. 

NY1 sponsored the debate in conjunction with the city’s Campaign Finance Board, the Borough of Manhattan Community College, Politico New York, and several other co-sponsors.

WATCH: The full second debate for Public Advocate