These 10 Arizona donors gave over $27.3 million

In Arizona politics, state-level candidates and political action committees have received $162.1 million in total donations between Jan. 1, 2021, and June 30, 2022. The 10 largest donors gave more than $27.3 million, or 17 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 campaign finance reports submitted to the Arizona Secretary of State:

Top 10 Arizona Donors (1/1/2021 – 6/30/2022)

Rank Donor Name Total Donations
1 Karrin Taylor Robson $15,200,440
2 Steve Gaynor $5,001,025
3 Deborah J Simon $1,507,500
4 Waseem Hamadeh $1,356,300
5 Katherine Leslie Rudin $1,000,000
6 Paola Tulliani Zen $686,675
7 David Tedesco $668,000
8 Ried G Hoffman $657,300
9 Daniel McCarthy $610,000
10 Karla T Jurvetson $577,800

The list of Arizona donors in this time period includes more than 1,062 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. 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. Data from additional reports due in between the deadlines below are published along with the reports listed here.

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.