Political Profile for Arizona

Limits to Campaign Contributions

All statewide and legislative candidates are limited to accepting $5,300 per donor, per election cycle.

All statewide and legislative candidates are limited to accepting $5,300 per political action committee (PAC) without Mega PAC status, per election cycle. Candidates may accept $10,600 from a Mega PAC.

Statewide party nominated candidates are limited to accepting $80,300 in contributions from a state political party committee, per election cycle. Legislative candidates may accept up to $8,300 per political party committee, per election cycle.

Candidates may make unlimited personal contributions to their own campaigns.

2021 Filing Deadlines and Election Dates

Candidates are required to file detailed reports on their campaign donations and expenditures. Transparency USA provides accurate, searchable data within days of its availability.

April 15, 2021 – 1st Quarter Reports, PACs & Political Parties

July 25, 2021 – 2nd Quarter Reports, PACs & Political Parties

October 15, 2021 – 3rd Quarter Reports, PACs & Political Parties

January 15, 2021 – 4th Quarter Reports, PACs & Political Parties

January 15, 2022 – 2021 Cumulative Reports, Statewide & Legislative Candidates

There are no statewide elections in 2021.

The Arizona State Legislature

The Arizona legislature meets in session every year beginning on the second Monday in January.

Arizona House Representatives serve two-year terms. 

Arizona State Senators serve two-year terms.

Term Limits

Arizona statewide office holders (such as the governor and lieutenant governor) serve four-year terms and are up for reelection in non-presidential election years. They are limited to two consecutive terms in office, with the exception of the State Mine Inspector, who is limited to four consecutive terms in office.

Arizona state legislators are limited to four terms (eight years).