The general election for Governor of Arizona will take place on Nov. 8, 2022. In total, candidates running for Arizona governor have raised $24.4 million and spent $14.3 million between Jan. 1, 2021, and Mar. 31, 2022. The Democratic and Republican primaries are on Aug. 1, 2022.
Here’s the breakdown for the 11 candidates who are still in the running:
Active Gubernatorial Candidates’ Campaign Finance, 1/1/2021- 3/31/2022
|Scott David Neely||Republican||$80,222.54||$78,053.31||Primary|
|Karrin Taylor Robson||Republican||$6,504,312.54||$6,144,176.38||Primary|
|Paola Tulliani Zen||Republican||$1,182,945.00||$78,264.00||Primary|
|Steven Robert Remus||Libertarian||$3,009.02||$3,009.02||General|
The remaining $7.2 million raised in the race for Arizona governor went to candidates who have withdrawn from the race.
Total fundraising in nine gubernatorial races in the 2022 election cycle
A number of factors, including whether an incumbent officeholder is running for re-election and number of candidates in a race, can influence donor activity. Here is how total fundraising by all candidates for Arizona governor compares to the eight other gubernatorial races with campaign finance data available from Transparency USA for the 2022 election cycle:
|Rank||State||Total Donations||Total Candidates||Active Candidates||Election Stage||Available Reporting Period|
|1||Florida||$106,753,115||12||10||Primary Election||1/1/2021 – 3/31/2022|
|2||Texas||$72,717,055||24||5||General Election||1/1/2021 – 5/14/2022|
|3||Pennsylvania||$55,727,674||20||5||General Election||1/1/2021 – 6/16/2022|
|4||Arizona||$24,376,884||15||12||Primary Election||1/1/2021 – 3/31/2022|
|5||Ohio||$22,113,468||9||5||General Election||1/1/2021 – 6/3/2022|
|6||Michigan||$20,716,429||16||7||Primary Election||1/1/2021 – 4/20/2022|
|7||California||$13,997,678||32||2||General Election||1/1/2021 – 5/21/2022|
|8||Wisconsin||$13,933,407||10||9||Primary Election||1/1/2021 – 3/13/2022|
|9||Minnesota||$8,263,072||14||11||Primary Election||1/1/2021 – 3/30/2022|
The data above are based on campaign finance reports that active Arizona candidate 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 Name||Report Due Date|
|2022 Post-Primary and Q3||10/15/2022|
|2022 Post-General and Q4||1/17/2023|
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.