Statement of Governor LePage on Senator Olympia J. Snowe's Announcement to Bow Out of U.S. Senate Race

February 28, 2012

For Immediate Release: Tuesday, February 28, 2012
Contact: Adrienne Bennett (207) 287-2531

AUGUSTA – Governor Paul LePage released the following statement after learning that Senator Olympia J. Snowe will no longer run for re-election.

“I was saddened to learn today that Senator Olympia J. Snowe will not seek re-election for United States Senate.

Senator Snowe has represented the State of Maine for more than three decades with integrity and has been a tremendous leader and a tireless advocate for the people of Maine.

I wish Senator Snowe and Governor John McKernan my heartfelt best with their future endeavors and I know they will continue to be wonderful public servants for the State of Maine.”