These 10 Arizona donors gave over $11.6 million

In Arizona politics, state-level candidates and political action committees have received $72.8 million in total donations between January 1, 2021, and December 31, 2021. The 10 largest donors gave more than $11.6 million, or 16 percent of all contributions.

These are the top 10 individual donors to Arizona state-level candidates and political action committees (PACs) in the 2022 election cycle, according to the most recent campaign finance reports submitted to the Arizona Secretary of State:

Top 10 Arizona Donors (1/1/2021 – 12/31/2021)

RankDonor NameTotal Donations
1Steve Gaynor$5,001,025
2Karrin Taylor Robson$1,950,200
3Paola Tulliani Zen$1,186,675
4Deborah J Simon$1,002,500
5David Tedesco$668,000
6Tom Horne$500,127
7Daniel McCarthy$405,000
8Eric Schmidt$340,300
9Stacy Schusterman$268,500
10Rodney Glassman$255,550

The list of Arizona donors in this time period includes more than 611 individuals identified by name in the Arizona Secretary of State’s public records.

The data above are based on campaign finance reports that active Arizona PACs submitted to the Arizona Secretary of State. Transparency USA publishes campaign finance data following major reporting deadlines. State or federal law may require filers to submit additional reports.

Report NameReport Due Date
2022 Q14/15/2022
2022 Q27/15/2022
2022 Pre-Primary7/23/2022
2022 Post-Primary and Q310/15/2022
2022 Pre-General10/29/2022
2022 Post-General and Q41/17/2023

This article is a joint publication from Ballotpedia and Transparency USA, who are working together to provide campaign finance information for state-level elections. Learn more about our work here.