Date delivered: Nov. 4, 2016
Message type: mailer
Message tone: negative
About the message: This mailer from super PAC New Mexico Together is one of several aimed at GOP Senate candidates in the final days of the campaign, seeking to tie them to a "failed" agenda. This one targets GOP Sen. Ted Barela, who is being challenged by Santa Fe County Commissioner Liz Stefanics.
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.