Date delivered: Sept. 26, 2016
Message type: mailer
Message tone: positive
About the message: This mailer from super PAC Advance New Mexico Now tell's the story of Hall's stolen drivers license when she was 19 and her efforts to make identity theft a felony. Hall, a Republican, is running against former Democratic state Rep. Elizabeth Thomson for a seat being vacated by Republican state Rep. Conrad James.
About the messenger: Advance New Mexico Now is a state-level super PAC that takes unlimited donations and makes independent expenditures, mostly in legislative races. Advance employs the firm owned by Jay McCleskey, Gov. Susana Martinez's top political adviser.
The messenger's money: Western Refining Chairman Paul Foster, of El Paso, gave $150,000. Burnett Oil Chairwoman Anne Marion, of Texas, ETC Capital, a Michigan investment firm, and Devon Energy, of Oklahoma each gave $100,000.