Messenger: New Mexico Together

Candidate: Lee Cotter

Contest: Senate District 36

Date delivered: Oct. 26, 2016

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Message type: mailer

Message tone: negative

About the message: This New Mexico Together mailer criticizes Republican Sen. Lee Cotter's environmental record. Conservation Voters New Mexico's ratings give Cotter a lifetime score of 6 percent on environmental issues. He is being challenged by Democratic Rep. Jeff Steinborn in this Las Cruces district.

About the messenger: New Mexico Together is a super PAC, taking unlimited donations to pay for independent spending, not coordinated with candidates or political parties. Such spending doesn't have to be reported in detail under New Mexico's campaign finance laws.

The messenger's money: New Mexico Together is primarily funded by teachers unions.

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