This ad was actually paid for as an independent expenditure by the “People of Arizona” with major funding provided by “Protect Arizona’s Future.” What threw us off is that someone from the Gibbons campaign sent it to Sonoran Alliance.
OK, so we scratched a little deeper on who these Independent Expenditure committees are and here is the summary info on each of these PAC’s as listed on the Secretary of State’s website.
According to contact information in the reports, Tim Hill, a member of the Phoenix Fire Fighters, is listed as the Chairman with Bill Whitaker and Roger Wright as the Treasurers, respectively. They also use the same address listed at 61 E. Columbus Avenue in Phoenix.
According to The Arizona Capitol Times , look for two other Independent Expenditure Committees to be involved in the attempt to ouster Russell Pearce. They are listed as: