Messenger: Stephanie Garcia Richard

Candidate: Patrick Lyons

Contest: Commissioner of Public Lands

Affiliation: R

Date delivered: Oct. 7, 2018

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Message type: tv ad

Message tone: negative

About the message:

Stephanie Garcia Richard says in this ad that her opponent and the PAC New Mexico Strong are attacking her in ads because they know that she will hold them accountable when they pollute and put New Mexico's health at risk. 

About the messenger:

Stephanie Garcia Richard currently serves as a member in the New Mexico House of Representatives, where she's been serving since 2012. She has worked many years in education. Currently, she is a curriculum coordinator for Pojoaque schools and is the Chair of the House Education Committee. 

The messenger's money:

As of Sept. 10, Garcia Richard had raised $232,700. She had spent $235,973 and had no cash on hand. The next filing date is Oct. 15. 


Garcia's top donor is the National Education Foundation with $11,00. Other top donors are AFT New Mexico Solidarity Fund, Secretary of the NM Public Education Department Karyl Ann Armbruster, and lobbyist Sally Bingham, each at $5,500.