Messenger: New Mexico Together

Candidate: Lee Cotter

Contest: Senate District 36

Date delivered: Oct. 28, 2016

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Message type: mailer

Message tone: negative

About the message: This mailer from super PAC New Mexico Together criticizes GOP Sen. Lee Cotter for opposing criminal background checks on all gun sales and laws to make it more difficult for domestic abusers to get guns. Cotter is being challenged by Democratic Rep. Jeff Steinborn.

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.

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