Cutler to appear at Preble Street forum on Oct. 23

A public forum featuring gubernatorial candidate Eliot Cutler has been postponed until Thursday, Oct. 23, at 9:30 a.m., organizers said.

Cutler, who is among several candidates for public office scheduled to visit the Preble Street Resource Center this fall as part of the 20th annual "You Don’t Need a Home to Vote" Candidates’ Forum series, was originally scheduled to appear on Oct. 7.

Democratic U.S. Rep. Mike Michaud, who is also running for governor, spoke at a forum on Thursday, Sept. 25. Gov. Paul LePage declined to participate, organizers reported.

Local advocacy group Homeless Voices for Justice, which has engaged in voter registration and education for two decades, invited all candidates for local, statewide and national offices to participate in a series of voter education forums at the Preble Street Resource Center Dining Room, 252 Oxford St.

The schedule includes: Candidates running for Maine’s 1st Congressional District – Friday, Oct. 10, 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.; candidates running for Portland City Council – Tuesday, Oct. 21, 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.
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