Invest in Arizona outraises every other Arizona PAC with $5.16 million

In Arizona, Invest in Arizona (sponsored by AEA and Stand for Children) has raised more than any other non-candidate political action committee (PAC) in the 2022 election cycle so far. According to the most recent campaign finance reports filed with the Arizona Secretary of State, Invest in Arizona raised $5.16 million and spent $5.23 million between Jan. 1, 2021 and Dec. 1, 2021. 

In Arizona politics, donations to Invest in Arizona represent 12.33 percent of the $41.85 million all Arizona state-level PACs have raised in total. Here are Invest in Arizona’s top donors and recipients, as reported to the Arizona Secretary of State.

Donations to Invest in Arizona

Of the $5,162,152 raised in the 2022 election cycle, 99.70 percent came from Invest in Arizona’s top 10 donors.

Top Donors to Invest in Arizona (1/1/2021 – 12/31/2021)

RankTotal AmountDonor NameDonor Type
1.$2,491,494.26Stand for Children Arizona IecEntity
2.$2,408,221.00National Education Association FederalEntity
3.$127,000.00Aea Fund for Public Education (Formerly) AZ PAC (AZ Education Assn PAC)Entity
4.$63,500.00Arizona Interfaith NetworkEntity
5.$48,591.11Screen Strategies MediaEntity
6.$2,000.00Children’s Action AllianceEntity
7.$2,000.00Elizabeth GoffIndividual
8.$1,000.00Andrew HoganIndividual
9.$1,000.00David NixIndividual
10.$1,000.00Edward GoffIndividual

Expenditures by Invest in Arizona

On the expenditures side, Invest in Arizona reported $5,225,053, with 99.04 percent of all spending going to the 10 payees topping the list. Payees include both contribution recipients and vendors, as filed by Invest in Arizona.

Top Invest in Arizona Payees (1/1/2021 – 12/31/2021)

RankTotal AmountPayee NamePayee Type
1.$3,968,328.23Fieldworks LLCEntity
2.$378,611.57Coppersmith Brockelman PLCEntity
3.$213,494.51Looks Good Printing & Sign ServicesEntity
4.$202,988.26Stand for Children Arizona IecEntity
5.$115,000.00Save Our Schools Arizona PACEntity
6.$78,000.00Valley Interfaith ProjectEntity
7.$75,500.00Fieldcorps LLCEntity
8.$65,000.00La Machine Field OperationsEntity
9.$48,083.00Lake Research Partners IncEntity
10.$30,000.00National Education Association FederalEntity

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 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.