Date delivered: Oct. 27, 2016
Message type: mailer
Message tone: informative
About the message: This Advance New Mexico Now mailer encourages New Mexicans to vote early for Republican state legislative candidates who "will get tough on crime."
About the messenger: Advance New Mexico Now is a state-level super PAC that takes unlimited donations and makes independent expenditures, mostly in legislative races. Advance employs the firm owned by Jay McCleskey, Gov. Susana Martinez's top political adviser.
The messenger's money: Western Refining Chairman Paul Foster, of El Paso, gave $150,000. Burnett Oil Chairwoman Anne Marion, of Texas, ETC Capital, a Michigan investment firm, and Devon Energy, of Oklahoma each gave $100,000.