Attention


The Commission office is open. Pursuant to Governor Ducey’s Stay Home, Stay Healthy, Stay Connected Order (EO 2020-18), Commission staff recommends that candidates and other parties refrain from physically coming to the Commission office unless engaged in essential activities. See EO sections 4, 11. Commission staff will be engaged in social distancing to the extent practicable. EO section 4. Accordingly, candidates and other parties are encouraged to contact the Commission by phone or email. Qualifying contribution forms are available by request and will be sent by overnight delivery. Staff is available each day from 8-5 via phone and email and are happy to answer questions you may have. The Commission understands that these are very difficult times and we are in this together as we try to flatten the curve.

ALL Participating Candidates must mail or use the Drop Off box located in the first floor lobby at 1700 W. Washington St., Phoenix, to file their original $5 qualifying contribution forms, qualifying contribution check made payable to the Clean Elections Fund, as well as their Application for Funding, in addition to their petition signatures to the Secretary of State's office. Each candidate will be able to schedule a one-on-one phone appointment with a team member to review the process before the candidate mails their filing. The Secretary of State MUST receive your candidate filing information by April 6th. For more information please visit the Secretary of State's page at https://azsos.gov/elections/candidate-filing. We recommend you file your application for funding as soon as possible. ALL Clean Elections Funding will be sent to candidates via FedEx.
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What is Clean Elections?

The Citizens Clean Elections Commission is a non-partisan commission created by voters that educates voters, and provides campaign funding and enforces campaign finance rules and laws.

Clean Elections was founded in 1998 after Arizona voters passed the Citizens Clean Citizen Elections Act (A.R.S. Title 16, Chapter 6, Article 2) to root out corruption and promote confidence in our political process.


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Voter Education

We provide voters with information, tools and resources so they can vote informed.

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Clean Campaign Funding

We provide campaign funding to candidates who run for state offices in Arizona and who agree not to accept special interest money.

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Enforcement

We conduct audits and investigate complaints to ensure clean funding and other political spending is in compliance with the Clean Elections Act and Rules.

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