Messenger: ProgressNow New Mexico Education Fund

Candidate: Gov. Susana Martinez

Contest: None

Date delivered: Sept. 6, 2016

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Message type: tv ad

Message tone: negative

About the message: This is the second ad in series that ProgressNow New Mexico says is aimed at informing the public about the connection between campaign contributions and public policy. Because the organization is a nonprofit and no candidate or legislative issue is mentioned, funding doesn't have to be disclosed.

About the messenger: ProgressNow New Mexico is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit. The groups advocates for progressive causes in New Mexico, and is one of several state-based ProgressNow organizations.

The messenger's money: Because it is a nonprofit, ProgressNow New Mexico isn't required to reveal its donors.