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Greetings from Maryland Disabilities Forum:The Maryland Disabilities Forum is proud to announce that the 2010 Gubernatorial Candidates Forum on Disability Issues will be held on October 11, 2010 at the BWI Marriott Hotel from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.The leading 2010 Gubernatorial Candidates – Governor Martin O’Malley and former Governor Bob Ehrlich have both been invited to participate in the event. Candidates will be asked to address their respective platforms on disability issues, and will also take questions from the audience.We are asking you as individuals with disabilities, family members and those who care for and about people with disabilities, advocates, community organizations, agencies, and businesses to circulate this notice to anyone who would be interested in attending the event. Attached to this email is a flyer that can be printed and posted, or sent via email with a live link to our website’s pre-registration page. The Gubernatorial Candidates Forum on Disability Issues is a free event, and though it is not required, pre-registration is preferable: http://www.mddforum.org/2010forumregistration.html.Providing a platform for Marylanders with disabilities to hear from gubernatorial candidates about the policies that affect their lives serves to keep a growing voting population well informed and active in the political process. We encourage all interested parties to attend and to get actively involved in determining who will serve as Maryland’s next Governor.Don’t forget to register to vote, follow our links below for Voter Registration and Voting Information:Voter Applications must be postmarked by August 24, 2010 to vote in the Primary Election on September 14th.Voter Applications must be postmarked by October 12, 2010 to vote in the General Election on November 2nd.For Voter Application Form Visit: http://www.elections.state.md.us/voter_registration/application.html.For More Information About Voting Visit: http://www.votesmart.org/voter_registration_resources.php?state_id=MD