Elections for all 30 districts in the Arizona House of Representatives took place on Nov. 8, 2022. All 30 districts had general elections with more than one candidate. The Arizona House has two seats per district.
Across all contested general elections, candidates raised $6.8 million. Incumbents raised an average of $96,163 per candidate and challengers raised an average of $64,909 per candidate.
Five general elections with the most fundraising
The table below details the five general elections with the most fundraising in the House of Representatives. Winning candidates’ names are in bold.
|District 4||$996,330||Brian Fernandez (D), Joel John (R)||Matt Gress, Laura Terech, and Maria Syms|
|District 9||$504,665||Christopher Mathis (D), Pamela Powers Hannley (D)||Lorena Austin, Seth Blattman, Kathy Pearce, and Mary Ann Mendoza|
|District 2||$490,175||Andrea Dalessandro (D), Daniel Hernandez Jr. (D)||Judy Schwiebert, Justin Wilmeth, and Christian Lamar|
|District 3||$394,224||Andres Cano (D), Alma Hernandez (D)||Joseph Chaplik, Alexander Kolodin, Georgia Flanagan, and John Skirbst|
|District 13||$382,943||Joanne Osborne (R), Tim Dunn (R)||Jennifer Pawlik, Liz Harris, and Julie Willoughby|
The officeholders above are listed for the current districts they held. However, this is a redistricting year, so candidates have been identified below as incumbents even if they are running in a different district than they currently hold.
#1 District 4 – $996,330
Matt Gress raised $534,888, Laura Terech raised $300,832, and Maria Syms raised $160,610.
Matt Gress won with 35 percent of the vote, Laura Terech won with 33 percent of the vote, and Maria Syms received 32 percent of the vote.
#2 District 9 – $504,665
Lorena Austin raised $235,769, Seth Blattman raised $179,128, Mary Ann Mendoza raised $48,107, and Kathy Pearce raised $41,660.
Lorena Austin won with 27 percent of the vote, Seth Blattman won with 25 percent of the vote, Kathy Pearce received 25 percent of the vote, and Mary Ann Mendoza received 24 percent of the vote.
#3 District 2 – $490,175
Incumbent Justin Wilmeth raised $140,323, Incumbent Judy Schwiebert raised $286,378, and Christian Lamar raised $63,474.
Judy Schwiebert won with 35 percent of the vote, Justin Wilmeth won with 33 percent of the vote, and Christian Lamar received 32 percent of the vote.
#4 District 3 – $394,224
Incumbent Joseph Chaplik raised $264,263, Alexander Kolodin raised $129,961, Georgia Flanagan raised $0, and John Skirbst raised $0.
Joseph Chaplik won with 52 percent of the vote, Alexander Kolodin won with 48 percent of the vote, Georgia Flanagan received 0 percent of the vote, and John Skirbst received 0 percent of the vote.
#5 District 13 – $382,943
Incumbent Jennifer Pawlik raised $201,393, Julie Willoughby raised $97,640, and Liz Harris raised $83,911.
Jennifer Pawlik won with 35 percent of the vote, Liz Harris won with 33 percent of the vote, and Julie Willoughby received 32 percent of the vote.
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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