Elections for all 30 seats in the Arizona House of Representatives took place on Nov. 8, 2022. Republicans held a 31-29 majority heading into the election.
Committee chair fundraising
State legislative committee chairs set a committee’s legislative agenda. Some committee chairs raise significantly more money than their non-chair counterparts in the state legislature. The average amount raised by delegates who did not serve as a committee chair was $148,198. The funds raised by each of the House’s 12 committee chairs are shown below.
- Criminal Justice Reform Committee – Walter Blackman – $0
- Finance Committee – David Livingston – $91,177
- Government and Elections Committee – John Kavanagh – $113,998
- House Appropriations Committee – Regina Cobb – $129,802
- House Commerce Committee – Jeff Weninger – $254,331
- House Education Committee – Michelle Udall – $26,584
- House Health and Human Services Committee – Joanne Osborne – $121,091
- Land & Agriculture – Tim Dunn – $93,390
- Military Affairs and Public Safety Committee – Kevin Payne – $63,905
- Natural Resources, Energy and Water Committee – Gail Griffin – $33,251
- Transportation Committee – Frank Carroll – $67,950
- Ways and Means Committee – Shawnna Bolick – $302,290
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.
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