Political Action Committee
Arizona Technology Council PAC
The Arizona Technology Council’s Political Action Committee (PAC) supports pro-technology candidates for state and local offices, regardless of political affiliation. The Council thoroughly vets candidates to ensure their priorities promote a thriving tech ecosystem in Arizona and improve the business climate for technology-based companies.
Why is the Arizona Technology Council’s PAC important?
Government leaders at the state, county and local levels make decisions impacting the technology industry, businesses and influence the economic vitality of our community every day. It is vital for companies to support candidates and elected officials who understand the impact of their decisions on Arizona’s tech ecosystem.
What criteria are used when endorsing candidates?
The Council’s Public Policy Committee uses the Council’s guiding principles to determine which candidates are the most favorable to the technology sector.
What is the endorsement process?
The Council and its Public Policy Committee solicit information from political candidates and conduct a comprehensive candidate interview process. The voting records of incumbent candidates are reviewed. The Committee determines which candidates receive the Council’s endorsement during their election cycle by comparing candidate screenings and voting records to the Council’s guiding principles and policy positions.