Date delivered: Oct. 13, 2016
Message type: mailer
Message tone: negative
About the message: This mailer from Patriot Majority New Mexico attacks Los Alamos County Clerk Sharon Stover for refusing to issue a marriage license to a same-sex couple in 2013. Stover's decision was overturned by a state district court judge. Ultimately, the New Mexico Supreme Court ruled in favor of same-sex marriage, as did the U.S. Supreme Court. br> Stover is challenging Democratic Rep. Stephanie Garcia Richard in House District 43.
About the messenger: Patriot Majority New Mexico is a super PAC that takes unlimited contributions and makes independent expenditures that aren's supposed to be coordinated with candidates or political parties. The group is an off-shoot of a national super PAC.
The messenger's money: In New Mexico, the group has received money from various labor unions and, most recently, from Everytown for Gun Safety, a group that advocates for stronger gun laws.