Messenger: Xochitl Torres Small

Candidate: Xochitl Torres Small

Contest: Congress

Affiliation: D

Date delivered: Oct. 1, 2018

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Message type: tv ad

Message tone: positive

About the message:

In this ad, Torres Small is out hunting. She says that "out here" gives her perspective and "makes the squabbles in Washington seem small." She is seen loading a rifle and shooting at pigeons. She says that New Mexicans do not care about party labels, rather just want someone to deliver. The ad ends with a shot of Torres Small looking at the camera, while holding a rifle in her hand and a dead pigeon in the front pocket of her camouflage shirt. She mentions nothing about gun rights in the ad. 

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. 

The messenger's money:

As of June, 30, 2018, Torres Small has raised $934,714.79. Her top donor is Bay State for a Majority at $29,000.