Gallego raises more money than Sinema in Arizona Senate race
Arizona Sen. Kyrsten Sinema reported raising just over $2.1 million in her first full fundraising quarter since leaving the Democratic Party, a smaller haul than the $3.7 million raised by Democratic Rep. Ruben Gallego, who is hoping to win her seat in 2024.
Supporters of ‘dark money’ spending abandon ‘conservative’ principles
As a Republican former Arizona governor, a Democratic former Arizona attorney general, and an independent Arizona businessman, we were proud to represent the broad political spectrum to stop anonymous political spending in our state. Voters in November approved Proposition 211 or the “Voters’ Right to Know Act," however opponents of the measure aren’t giving up.
Finchem still seeking donations to pay off his debt in failed bid
Mark Finchem is still trying to raise money this week to pay off what he said is the debt for his failed bid for secretary of state. In a new fundraising email to supporters on Wednesday, Finchem asked people to "donate $25, $50, $100 or more'' to "stand with election integrity'' and "fight the propaganda.'' But it concludes with a disclosure that any money raised will "help pay off campaign debt.[...]
Donations to nonprofits drop, economy a factor
Donations to nonprofit organizations in Arizona are becoming scarce as fears of an oncoming economic recession rise.
Ballot measures could hamper cash flow in crowded election year
With multiple high-profile ballot initiatives in Arizona this year and a slew of other high-priority statewide and legislative races, donors could be asked repeatedly to open their wallets this election cycle.
Behind the Ballot: Spread thin
If donors are asked repeatedly to open their wallets for both the candidates and the causes they care most about, will the available dollars be spread too thin?
Lawmaker drops proposal to hide most donor identities
The Fountain Hills Republican said Tuesday he’s dropping a measure that would double the threshold at which political and candidate committees in Arizona are required to report the names of their donors.
Jones, Ducey top campaign donors in 2014 Arizona elections
Two Republican candidates for Arizona governor who poured millions from their personal wealth into their primary election efforts last year were the top donors in the 2014 election.
Founding father of marijuana legalization movement dies at 80
The head of Progressive Insurance who died last Saturday was a major reason why Arizona now has a medical marijuana law.
McCain’s presidential campaign committees fined
John McCain's 2008 presidential campaign committees have been fined $80,000 for accepting contributions that exceeded federal limits.
Fox says he’ll name SCA donors, but only if kept from public
The man who headed a group that gave $105,000 to the Arizona Republican Party shortly before last year’s primary election faces a six-figure fine for failing to comply with a judge’s order that he provide the names of his donors - though he did tell the Maricopa County Elections Department he would turn over the names of the donors if their identities would be withheld from the public.