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You’re Invited: Candidate’s Night Out In Hampden, Tues. August 24th

You’re Invited: Candidate’s Night Out
Hampden, Tues. August 24th

Image Courtesy Of George L Peters Jr

Hampden is hosting a Candidate’s Night Out on Tuesday, August 24th 2010 and residents will have the opportunity to meet, greet and question the candidates for the election of Governor, Comptroller, US Senator, US House of Representatives, State Senator and Representative of the Maryland House of Delegates for our district.  65 candidates were invited to the event.

Hampden Candidate’s Night Out
Tuesday, August 24, 2010, 6:30 pm
Roosevelt Recreation Center

Among those who have accepted the invitation are:

– Governor Martin O’Malley will send a represetative.
– Candidates for governor Ralph Jaffee (Democrat), and Susan Gaztanaga (Libertarian).
– Comptroller hopefuls William Henry Campbell, Armand Girard and Brendan Madigan.
– District 40 incumbent delegates Shawn Tarrant, Barbara Robinson and Jill Carter (Democrats) and Republican challenger Mark Ehrlichmann.
– U.S. Rep. John Sarbanes, D-3rd District, and Republicans Thomas Defibaugh, Greg Bartosz, Thomas “Pinkston” Harris and Jim Wilhelm.
– 7th District U.S. Rep. Elijah Cummings; his Democratic primary challenger, Charles Ulysses Smith, and Republicans Ray Bly and Michael Vallerie.
– District 40 state Senator Catherine Pugh.
– U.S. Senate candidates Lih Young and Christopher Garner (Democrats); Barry Asbury, Neil Cohen, Stephens Dempsey, Gregory Kump, Daniel McAndrew and Jim Rutledge (Republicans); Natasha Pettigrew (Green Party), and Richard Shawver (Constitution Party). All are running to unseat Sen. Barbara Mikulski.

In addition to the typical topics of crime, education, taxes and health care, the proposed 25th Street Station will also likely be discussed.

This event has been popular in the past.  Arrive early to get a seat.  It is free and open to the public.  For those who can not make it to the event, there will be a live webcast of the Candidate’s Night Out at