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Campaign Contributions

Boost in campaign contribution limits gets preliminary OK

PHOENIX — State senators voted Monday to let special interests give candidates more money, while throwing another roadblock in the path of voters wanting to enact their own laws.

March 30, 2015 7:16 pmLoading…

"Dark money' group sues state over slow records delivery

A independent campaign committee is suing the state for failing to respond to a massive public records request promptly.

September 28, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
Democrats question GOP Corporation Commission candidate funding

Democrats question GOP Corporation Commission candidate funding

Democratic Corporation Commission candidates say state's largest utility trying to buy seats on regulatory board.

September 22, 2014 8:00 pm Photos



GOP laywers argue for higher campaign contributions

PHOENIX — The lawyer for Republican legislative leaders has asked the state Court of Appeals to continue to let politicians take more money from donors, arguing in effect that the old limits were unconstitutional.

September 29, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Clean Elections Commission wants contribution limits restored

PHOENIX — Saying a quick answer is needed, the Citizens Clean Elections Commission asked the Court of Appeals on Wednesday to overturn a trial judge’s decision allowing candidates to take a lot more money from political supporters.

September 19, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Court upholds increase in political contributions

PHOENIX — A judge late Thursday cleared the way for politicians to start taking much more money from private donors and political action committees for their campaigns.

September 13, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Judge considers quashing election law changes

PHOENIX — Supporters of public funding of elections made a last-ditch effort Tuesday to stop privately financed candidates from starting to load up on cash donations next week.

September 11, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Bennett pursuing tougher reporting laws on campaign funding

PHOENIX - The state's chief election officer wants tighter financial reporting laws so voters know who is really funding campaigns.

November 13, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
Brewer uses her PAC funds against Sinema in US race

Brewer uses her PAC funds against Sinema in US race

PHOENIX - Gov. Jan Brewer is using the first big dip into her federal political action committee to try to end the political career of former state Sen. Kyrsten Sinema.

October 16, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

Group gives $500K to oppose renewal of 1-cent sales tax

PHOENIX - A special-interest group formed by several Republicans last year has pumped $500,000 into a campaign to kill a proposed 1-cent sales tax dedicated to education, kids health and roads.

September 20, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

Cash on hand: Barber far ahead; Carmona now is leading Flake

Democrat Ron Barber raised more money in the last five weeks than any other Southern Arizona candidate for U.S. House - and it wasn't even close.

August 18, 2012 12:00 am Related Loading…
Carmona sees fundraising gains; Flake most in bank

Carmona sees fundraising gains; Flake most in bank

Democrat Richard Carmona brought in more money this quarter than his opponents in the U.S. Senate race, but his campaign war chest still falls short of Republican Jeff Flake's. Meanwhile, Barber leads CD2 fund-raising while Grijalva leads in CD3 and Kirkpatrick in CD1.

July 17, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

Antenori filing puts campaign in the red

Republican congressional candidate Frank Antenori raised less than $37,000 through March 28 - at least $96,000 less than the other three GOP contenders.

April 11, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

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