Political Profile for Arizona

Limits to Campaign Contributions

All candidates are limited to accepting $5,200 per donor, per election cycle.

All candidates are limited to accepting $5,200 per political action committee (PAC), per election cycle.

Statewide party nominated candidates are limited to accepting $80,200 in contributions from a state political party committee, per election cycle. Legislative candidates may accept up to $8,200 per political party committee, per election cycle.

Candidates may make unlimited personal contributions to their own campaigns.

2020 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.

July 8, 2020 – Early voting for the Arizona primary begins

July 15, 2020 – 2nd Quarter Reports

July 27, 2020 – Pre-Primary Reports

August 4, 2020 – Arizona Primary Elections

October 15, 2020 – 3rd Quarter Reports

October 26, 2020 – Pre- General Reports

January 15, 2021 – 4th Quarter Reports

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).