Date delivered: Oct. 21, 2016
Message type: mailer
Message tone: negative
About the message: This mailer from super PAC Advance New Mexico Now repeats false claims that Sen. Daniel Ivey-Soto allows a group lobbying on behalf of sex offenders use his office. This false allegations also has been made by Ivey-Soto's GOP challenger Eric Burton and the Republican Party of New Mexico.
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.