Date delivered: Oct. 31, 2016
Message type: mailer
Message tone: negative
About the message: This mailer from super PAC New Mexico Together ties Republican Senate candidate Diego Espinoza to incumbent GOP lawmakers who support hydraulic fracturing, without specifically citing positions expressed by the candidate. Espinoza is challenging Democratic Sen. John Sapien.
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.