A Candidate must register if the candidate receives contributions or makes expenditures (in any combination) of at least $1,100 in connection with that candidacy (i.e. receives $550 and spends $550). The Committee must account for all monies or things of value received and expended by them, their campaign committee or individuals on behalf of a person's candidacy for public office.
The Arizona Legislature recently passed HB 20178 the law lowers the threshold requirement to create a candidate committee from $1,100 to $500. The effective date of the law will not be know until the legislature adjourns sine die.
Political Action Committee (PAC)
An entity must register as a PAC if the entity is organized for the "primary purpose" of influencing an election; and the entity knowingly receives contributions or makes expenditures (in any combination) of at least $1,100 in connection with any election during a calendar year.
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