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By Andrew Long, Arizona Center for Investigative Reporting

The first campaign finance reports of 2013 have been filed with the Federal Election Commission. Arizona’s incumbents raised about $1.4 million in receipts for the first quarter of the year. Democrat Kyrsten Sinema led in contributions with $323,812, followed closely by Ann Kirkpatrick with $310,003. The Democratic duo also spent the most with $75,905 and $64,674 in expenditures. Republican Trent Franks raised the least with $38,025. Ed Pastor led the group in cash on hand with $1.35 million. David Schweikert led debts owed at $668,358.

IncumbantDistrictPartyContributionsExpendituresCash on handDebts owed
Barber, Ronald02DEM284613.946634.14327873.420
Franks, Trent08REP3802530726.942848300586.4
Gosar, Paul Anthony04REP568005403.1251188.2821138.16
Grijalva, Raul M03DEM70144.5429811.1349188.412452.12
Kirkpatrick, Ann01DEM310003.2875905.71244895.4324168.92
Pastor, Ed L07DEM8110044626.761354071.530
Salmon, Matt05REP89853.5437050.98139815.180
Schweikert, David06REP139866.5417641.1894163.36668358.38
Sinema, Kyrsten09DEM323812.7664674.61307061.420

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