These 10 Arizona donors gave over $27.3 million

Arizona state Capitol building Steven Frame

In Arizona politics, state-level candidates and political action committees have received $162.1 million in total donations between January 1, 2021, and June 30, 2022. The ten 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)

RankDonor NameTotal Donations
1Karrin Taylor Robson$15,200,440
2Steve Gaynor$5,001,025
3Deborah J Simon$1,507,500
4Waseem Hamadeh$1,356,300
5Katherine Leslie Rudin$1,000,000
6Paola Tulliani Zen$686,675
7David Tedesco$668,000
8Ried G Hoffman$657,300
9Daniel McCarthy$610,000
10Karla 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 NameReport Due Date
2022 Q14/15/2022
2022 Q27/15/2022
2022 Pre-Primary7/23/2022
2022 Post-Primary and Q310/15/2022
2022 Pre-General10/29/2022
2022 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.

Republished with the permission of The Center Square.