Date delivered: Sept. 25, 2018
Message type: tv ad
Message tone: informative
About the message:
The issue of affordable healthcare for rural New Mexicans is addressed in this ad. Torres Small talks about how rural New Mexicans have to travel long distances just to see a doctor for a routine medical visit. The ad shows an elderly couple getting up at dawn and travelling for a doctor's appointment. Torres Small says this story is "all too common," and that she will fight to fix it.
About the messenger:
Xochitl Torres Small was raised in Las Cruces, New Mexico. Her background includes working as a field representative for Senator Tom Udall and as a judicial law clerk for federal judge Robert C. Brack. She currently works as an attorney at Kemp Smith LLP, specializing in water.
As of June, 30, 2018, Torres Small has raised $934,714.79. Her top donor is Bay State for a Majority at $29,000.