Katie Hobbs spent more than any other Democratic statewide candidate or officeholder in Arizona

Arizona Democratic statewide candidates and officeholders have spent $9.7 million during the 2022 election cycle. Among statewide officials and candidates, Katie Hobbs has spent more than any other Democrat.

Hobbs is Arizona Secretary of State and is running for Governor of Arizona in 2022. Hobbs raised $5.0 million and spent $4.3 million between Jan. 1, 2021, and June 30, 2022. According to Arizona Secretary of State reports, Hobbs spent the most money with the following individual payees and PACs.

Katie Hobbs’s Top 10 Payees, (1/1/2021 – 6/30/2022)

Of the $4.3 million in reported expenditures, $3.0 million went to these 10 payees:

Total Expenditures Name Type
$1,206,840 Al Media LLC ENTITY
$874,300 Authentic Campaigns Inc ENTITY
$161,569 Alaina Pemberton INDIVIDUAL
$125,100 Greenberg Quinlan Rosner Research Inc ENTITY
$114,289 Internal Revenue Service Federal ENTITY
$109,219 Intuit Quickbooks ENTITY
$102,557 Vantiv Ecommerce ENTITY
$97,000 The Money Wheel LLC ENTITY
$90,899 Andrew Markoff INDIVIDUAL
$77,072 Rosevely Huerta INDIVIDUAL

The data above are based on campaign finance reports that active Arizona PACs submitted to the Arizona Secretary of State. Political expenditures that are not controlled by candidates or their campaigns, known as satellite spending, are not included in candidate totals. 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.

See updates to Katie Hobbs’s campaign finance data after the next reports are available.

Report Name Report Due Date
2021 1/15/2022
2022 Q1 4/15/2022
2022 Q2 7/15/2022
2022 Pre-Primary 7/23/2022
2022 Post-Primary and Q3 10/15/2022
2022 Pre-General 10/29/2022
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.