Date delivered: Oct. 26, 2016
Message type: mailer
Message tone: negative
About the message: This mailer from super PAC Patriot Majority New Mexico says GOP Rep. Terry McMillan is being being investigated for potential Medicaid fraud, among other things. To support the claims, 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.