Arizona Republican candidates have spent $40 million more than Democrats

In Arizona, state-level candidates have spent $100 million between Jan. 1, 2021, and Oct. 22, 2022. Democratic candidates have spent $29.8 million and Republican candidates have spent $69.8 million. 

Arizona Campaign Finance Snapshot (1/1/2021 – 10/22/2022)

Top 10 Democratic candidates, by expenditures (1/1/2021 – 10/22/2022)

In the 2022 election cycle, 150 state-level Democrats have filed campaign finance reports with the Arizona Secretary of State. Here are the 10 Democratic candidates who have spent the most.

RankDemocratic CandidateTotal spent
1.Katie Hobbs$12,534,035.99
2.Adrian Fontes$2,739,995.40
3.Kris Mayes$2,508,874.29
4.Marco Lopez$1,897,852.17
5.Aaron Lieberman$1,614,102.43
6.Reginald Bolding$576,913.73
7.Christine Marsh$374,208.09
8.Lauren Kuby$322,935.86
9.Sandra D Kennedy$299,568.06
10.Morgan Abraham$298,862.90

Top 10 Republican candidates, by expenditures (1/1/2021 – 10/22/2022)

During the same time period, 176 Republicans have filed campaign finance reports with the California Secretary of State. These are the 10 Republican candidates with the highest reported expenditures for the 2022 election cycle so far.

RankRepublican CandidateTotal spent
1.Karrin Taylor Robson$23,533,059.95
2.Kari Lake$8,637,260.82
3.Steve Gaynor$5,102,284.34
4.Rodney Glassman$4,391,347.95
5.Wendy Rogers$3,193,298.61
6.Abraham Hamadeh$2,966,091.53
7.Mark Finchem$2,010,661.60
8.Dawn Grove$1,911,687.27
9.Matt Salmon$1,776,371.05
10.Andrew W. Gould$1,574,667.43

In some states, officeholders may make expenditures from their campaign accounts when they are not up for election. Those expenditures are included in candidate campaign finance numbers.

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.

StateReport NameDue Date
AZ2022 Q14/15/2022
AZ2022 Q27/15/2022
AZ2022 Pre-Primary7/23/2022
AZ2022 Post-Primary and Q310/15/2022
AZ2022 Pre-General10/29/2022
AZ2022 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.