Update: Snowe offering email list to other candidates


This weekend, The Maine Wire broke a story that Attorney General Bill Schneider had used Senator Olympia Snowe’s campaign email list to announce his exploratory bid for Snowe’s senate seat. The Portland Press Herald is reporting today that Schneider rented the list for “$150 per thousand names for one-time use,” and is offering the same deal to other candidates:

Justin Brasell, Snowe’s campaign manager, says Snowe is interested in “helping good candidates get the necessary signatures to get on the ballot.” So far, Snowe has sent one email on behalf of Schneider, and another campaign has requested that she do the same thing.

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