Messenger: Coloradans for Fairness

Candidate: Beth Martinez Humenik

Contest: Senate District 24

Affiliation: R

Date delivered: Sept. 8, 2018

Click here for message

Message type: door literature

Message tone: negative

About the message:

This mailer from super PAC Coloradans for Fairness says Republican state Sen. Beth Martinez Humenik voted for a pay raised for lawmakers, but voted against raises for teachers and for moving money from public to private schools. 

Here's a look at the measures cited:

About the messenger:

Coloradans for Fairness is an independent spending committee or super PAC supporting Democratic candidates for state Senate. As an independent spending committee, the group may take unlimited donations and spend unlimited amounts, but it is not supposed to coordinate with candidates or political parties.

The messenger's money:

Coloradans for Fairness received $1.1 million from nonprofit The Sixteen Thirty Fund; $200,000 from the National Democratic Redistricting Committee, which is chaired by former U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder; $150,000 from Education Reform Now Advocacy; $100,000 from the Green Advocacy Project, which advocates for clean energy; $50,000 from Environment America; as well as large donations from a range of Colorado businesses, including Anadarko, Anheuser Busch, PhARMA and others.