Group supporting Dill now supporting Summers, too

A Georgia-based Republican super PAC that spent $25,000 on a mailer urging progressive voters to choose Democratic state Sen. Cynthia Dill over independent former Gov. Angus King in Maine’s U.S. Senate race is now also urging voters to choose Republican candidate Charlie Summers.

Safe Nation PAC announced Friday that it’s started airing a 60-second radio ad that touts Summers’ military service and says that, as Maine’s Secretary of State, Summers “protected the integrity of Maine’s elections and fought against wasteful red tape.”

King is also getting some help on the radio heading into the last weekend before Election Day. The International Association of Firefighters has spent $27,000 on a pro-King radio spot, according to expenditure reports filed with the Federal Election Commission.