Pinnacle West Capital and its employees were the largest non-party contributors to federal candidates in Arizona, giving $187,783 to House and Senate hopefuls in the 2014 midterm election cycle.Read More »
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The rematch between U.S. Rep. Ron Barber and retired Air Force Col. Martha McSally has lived up to its billing as one of the country’s most closely watched races in at least one capacity — outside spending.Read More »
Arizona’s first congressional district will be one of the hardest fought, most competitive races in the country, and the money is already coming in to prove it.Read More »
To curtail the inappropriate influence of money in politics, Arizona law prohibits lobbyists from contributing to lawmakers’ campaign committees while the Legislature is in session.Read More »
WASHINGTON – With a year until the next election, Democratic freshmen in three competitive Arizona congressional districts are continuing to stockpile cash for their re-election bids, according to the latest campaign finance reports.Read More »
Every law regulating ballot measure campaigns, political action committees and possibly even candidates’ campaign committees in Arizona may soon be wiped from the books, at least until the Legislature can write new ones.Read More »
John McCain's 2008 presidential campaign committees have been fined $80,000 for accepting contributions that exceeded federal limits.Read More »
The election season is barely behind them, but freshmen Reps. Ann Kirkpatrick, D-Flagstaff, and Kyrsten Sinema, D-Phoenix, have both raised more than $300,000 toward possible re-election bids in 2014, according to Federal Election Commission filings.Read More »
Campaign cash may come pouring into some of Arizona’s top races next year thanks to a new law allowing candidates to raise far more money.
Critics say the bill will flood campaigns with more money and influence-buying, and that it may be the final nail in the coffin of Arizona’s voter-approved Clean Elections system.
WASHINGTON – The Federal Election Commission has fined Rep. Trent Franks’ campaign committee $14,000 for failing to report spending of more than $300,000, mostly on mailings, from 2009 to 2011.Read More »