Date delivered: Oct. 31, 2016
Message type: radio ad
Message tone: negative
About the message: This is one of two radio ads Advance New Mexico Now is airing featuring crime victims criticizing Democratic Senate Leader Michael Sanchez. It is similar to a TV ad being aired by the group. Click on the link below to hear the ad.
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.