Messenger: New Mexicans for New Mexico

Candidate: Steven Michael Quezada

Contest: Bernalillo County Commission District 2

Date delivered: June 3, 2016

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Message type: mailer

Message tone: positive

About the message: This mailer supported Steven Michael Quezada, who won a three-way race for Bernalillio County Commission by 338 votes, and Robert Chavez, who finished third. It was one of several from New Mexicans for New Mexico, a super PAC supporting the Santolina development in west Bernalillo County, which second-place finisher Adrian Pedroza opposed.

About the messenger: New Mexicans for New Mexico was a super political action committee involved in the Bernalillio County Commission District 2 race, funded primarily by developers of the proposed Santolina development. The committee disbanded after the primary election.

The messenger's money: West Albuquerque Land Holdings of Arizona donated nearly $37,000 of the PAC's $64,500. One of its executives donated $5,000, and others connected with the development donated as well.