Campaign Finance

​Campaign Finance Information for the City of Phoenix

Political Committees​​​​​​​​

All candidate committees and political action committees that are active in the City of Phoenix must register and file campaign finance reports with the City Clerk. Arizona Revised Statutes (A.R.S.) Title 16, Chapter 6​ ​​requires the following committee types to file a Statement of Organization with the City Clerk and file campaign finance reports:

Please Note: The monetary threshold that requires registration of the following committee types increases by $100 in January of each odd numbered year, per A. R. S. §16-931.

1. Candidate Committees: Candidates running for political office in the City of Phoenix who receive contributions or make expenditures, in any combination, of at least $1,000 in connection with that candidacy.

2. *Political Action Committees: Entities that are both 1.) formed for the primary purpose of influencing the outcome of an election, and 2.) receive contributions or make expenditures, in any combination, of at least $1,000 in any connection with a City of Phoenix election during the calendar year.

*Funds established by Corporations, LLC's, Labor Organizations and Partnerships for the purpose of influencing the result of a City of Phoenix election must file as a Political Action Committee.


*NEW Campaign Finance Forms

Below are the forms that committees must use to register and file with the City Clerk Department. Per A. R. S. §16-926 (A), campaign finance forms are prescribed by the Arizona Secretary of State's office. Completed forms may be submitted electronically to the City Clerk's office by emailing them to phoenixelections@phoenix.gov.

Committees looking to amend campaign finance reports submitted prior to Nov. 5, 2016 must use the City of Phoenix Campaing Finance eFiling System.

To review campaign finance filings, please utilize the following search databases, or visit the City Clerk Department at 200 W. Washington St., 15th Floor, Phoenix, AZ 85003:


Additional Campaign Finance Resources

For additional information, please contact the City Clerk Department at 602-262-6837, by email at phoenixelections@phoenix.gov, or using the 7-1-1 Relay System.