Messenger: Patriot Majority New Mexico

Candidate: Terry McMillan

Contest: House District 37

Date delivered: Oct. 25, 2016

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Message type: mailer

Message tone: negative

About the message: This mailer from super PAC Patriot Majority New Mexico says that GOP Rep. Terry McMillan is being investigated for potential Medicaid fraud. To support the latter claim, the PAC cites an email in which McMillan discloses the investigation. McMillan is being challenged by Democrat Joanne Ferrary.

About the messenger: Patriot Majority New Mexico is a super PAC that takes unlimited contributions and makes independent expenditures that aren's supposed to be coordinated with candidates or political parties. The group is an off-shoot of a national super PAC.

The messenger's money: In New Mexico, the group has received money from various labor unions and, most recently, from Everytown for Gun Safety, a group that advocates for stronger gun laws.

Click here for more details on Patriot Majority New Mexico's money