NFIB Endorses Kari Lake for Governor of Arizona

Date: September 28, 2022

Small business finds opponent’s lack of any vision for Main Street enterprises alarming

Contact: Chad Heinrich, Arizona State Director, [email protected]
or Tony Malandra, Senior Media Manager, [email protected]

PHOENIX, Sept. 28, 2022—The political action committee for Arizona’s leading small-business association today announced its endorsement of Kari Lake for governor.

“Turning the campaign noise down allowed us to take a close look at the two candidates and where they stand on issues important to Main Street businesses. Without question, Kari Lake is the best choice for Arizona and our state’s small businesses,” said Chad Heinrich, Arizona state director for the National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) speaking for the NFIB AZ PAC, which made the endorsement.

“We admired Lake’s spirited claim to caring ‘about the local retired couple who poured their life savings into a restaurant and then had government take it away from them’ and regret there being nothing comparable from the Hobbs campaign. Additionally worrisome is Hobbs’s call for new and increased government spending and more new government programs while small businesses are pushing against so many economic headwinds. When we last asked, 70% of our membership could not identify one government agency, federal, state, or local, that has had a positive impact on their business.

“Kari Lake is small businesses’ choice for governor.”

Click here to see other endorsements made by NFIB AZ PAC and here to read the Power of the Small Business Voice.

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For almost 80 years, NFIB has been advocating on behalf of America’s small and independent business owners, both in Washington, D.C., and in all 50 state capitals. NFIB is a nonprofit, nonpartisan, and member-driven association. Since its founding in 1943, NFIB has been exclusively dedicated to small and independent businesses and remains so today. For more information, please visit

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