- Office Sought:
- US House, AZ
- State Candidancy or Office Held:
- See also: State profile for Jonathan Paton
Jonathan Paton (born June 10, 1971) is a former Arizona Republican candidate for the U.S. House of Representatives in Arizona's 8th District and an intelligence officer in the U.S. Army Reserve who served in Operation Iraqi Freedom. Paton was first elected to southern Arizona's Legislative District 30 as a member of the Arizona House of Representatives in 2004. He won reelection and began his second term in February 2007. In 2008, he was elected to the Arizona Senate, again representing Legislative District 30. On January 17, 2010, Paton announced he would be challenging Democratic U.S. Representative Gabrielle Giffords. He subsequently resigned from the state Senate to focus his efforts on campaigning for Congress. Paton lost in the 2010 Republican primary.
Campaign Finance$1,465,782 Received
Figures are based on itemized contributions reported to the Federal Election Commission and state agencies. Please note that:
- contributions under $200 are not reported, and so are not included in totals.
- only contributions from individuals and organizations to candidates are included. Various accounting measures and more exotic contribution types are excluded.
- contributions are matched based on organization and recipient name reported within each election cycle. Contributions using an incorrect or non-standard version of the name may be missed.
- corporate name changes and mergers may cause figures to differ from those of the Center for Responsive Politics.
- organization totals include known subsidiaries of the organization.
Latest FEC Datacovers through candidate's December 31, 2012 filing. independent expenditures updated daily.
Summaryoverview of how much the candidate raised and spent, and who contributed it
- Total Raised:
- $1,465,782 #222 of 722 House candidates
- Total Spent:
- $1,489,294 #187 of 722 House candidates
- Cash on Hand:
- $931 #584 of 722 House candidates
Contributions Over Timereflects only contributions over $200, as smaller contributions are not individually reported. For some candidates a significant portion of their fundraising may not be captured by this chart.
Independent Expendituresoutside groups that spent money supporting or opposing the candidate
Committee Name Support/Oppose Total Spending Democratic Congressional Campaign CmteOppose $1,981,807 House Majority PACOppose $394,640 Women Vote!Oppose $232,514 EMILY's ListOppose $232,514 National Republican Congressional CmteSupport $141,422 Jan PACSupport $40,006 Faith Family Freedom FundSupport $7,500 Right to LifeSupport $2,840 National Right To Life Victory FundSupport $1,824 Independent Women's VoiceSupport $1,238
Donor Informationcovers roughly through Q4 2012. may lag behind FEC section above, as donors and industries are identified by hand.
Top IndustriesOpenSecrets.org and FollowTheMoney.org classify contribution data into about 100 industries.
In State vs. Out of Statecontributions from individuals, in dollars
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