Dale Crafts launches campaign for Maine’s 2nd District; says he has LePage’s endorsement

LISBON, Maine —

Former Republican state Sen. Dale Crafts announced Thursday at his campaign kickoff for Maine’s Second Congressional District that he has received the endorsement of former Gov. Paul LePage.

Crafts is the third Republican candidate hoping to challenge freshman Democratic Rep. Jared Golden in the 2020 race.

Crafts said he received LePage’s endorsement through text messages and a formal statement was to come.

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