In Arizona politics, non-candidate political action committees (PACs) have received $41.9 million in total donations between January 1, 2021, and December 31, 2021. The top 10 PACs raised more than $23.2 million, or 55 percent of all donations made to state-level PACs.
These are the top 10 PACs in Arizona state-level politics in the 2022 election cycle, according to the most recent campaign finance reports submitted to the Arizona Secretary of State:
Top 10 Arizona PACs (1/1/2021 – 12/31/2021)
|Rank||Donor Name||Total Donations|
|1||Invest in Arizona (Sponsored by Aea and Stand for Children)||$5,162,152|
|2||Arizonans Fed up with Failing Healthcare (Healthcare Rising AZ)||$4,050,084|
|3||Seiu United Healthcare Workers West Political Issues Committee||$3,470,000|
|4||The PAC for America’s Future – AZ||$3,008,591|
|6||Arizona Democratic Party||$1,427,027|
|7||Arizona Pipe Trades 469||$1,081,612|
|8||Realtors of AZ PAC (Rapac)||$960,914|
|9||Southwest Regional Council of Carpenters Legislative Improvement Committee||$942,128|
|10||Voters’ Right to Know||$903,600|
A PAC is broadly defined as a group that spends money on elections. They may be established and administered by corporations, labor unions, membership organizations, or trade associations.
The data above are based on campaign finance reports that active Arizona PACs submitted to the Arizona Secretary of State. Federal PACs are not required to report to state agencies. Transparency USA publishes campaign finance data following major reporting deadlines. State or federal law may require filers to submit additional reports.
|Report Name||Report Due Date|
|2022 Post-Primary and Q3||10/15/2022|
|2022 Post-General and Q4||1/17/2023|
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