I am writing today to announce the closure of the New Mexico Independent. After three and a half years of operation in New Mexico, the board of the American Independent News Network, has decided to shift publication of its news…
Defenders of Wildlife airs ads against Pearce, Barela
Another day, another couple of independent expenditures in New Mexico Congressional races. This time, the Defenders of Wildlife Action Fund is airing ads against Republican Jon Barela in the 1st Congressional District and a new group which calls itself Accountability 2010 is airing ads against Republican Steve Pearce in the 2nd Congressional District.
These independent expenditures were reported to the Federal Election Commission today.
Accountability 2010 is spending $100,000 to air the ad, which cost $15,000 to produce, against Steve Pearce. The ad is a parody of Gov. Bill Richardson’s famous job interview ad.
Defenders of Wildlife Action Fund is spending $69,035 in the 1st Congressional District on a new ad.
The Defenders of Wildlife Action Fund ad for Heinrich is the first ad of the cycle for Heinrich and just the seventh district that the Defenders of Wildlife Action Fund is spending money in. The group has spent $768,690.45 in New Mexico’s 2nd Congressional District, more than three-quarters of the amount of money they have spent overall this election cycle.