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How did Chris Harris spend campaign funds in the first quarter?

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By Local Labs News Service | Apr 7, 2016


Democratic Chris Harris's election campaign committee, Citizens for Chris Harris, spent $19,472 in the first quarter, according to committee expenditure records obtained from the Illinois State Board of Elections (ISBE).

Harris's committee spent the most on printing in the quarter, with 74.9% of this total ($3,936) going to Forest Printing in Forest Park. Table 1 below shows the distribution of how Harris's committee spent its money in the first quarter.

Table 1: First-quarter spending by purpose
Purpose
Amount
Percent of total spending
Printing
$5,256
27%
Uncategorized expenses
$5,093
26.2%
Consulting
$3,625
18.6%
Postage
$3,526
18.1%
Yard signs
$1,170
6%
Newspaper advertising
$350
1.8%
Contractual expenses
$238
1.2%
Palm cards
$213
1.1%

Table 2 below shows the top 16 largest single expenditures during the quarter.

Table 2: Largest expenses of the first quarter
Recipient
Date
Amount
Purpose
Print Place
2016-02-29
$4,298
Uncategorized expenses
Usps
2016-03-10
$3,513
Postage
STH Media
2016-02-17
$2,500
Consulting
Forest Printing
2016-03-07
$2,091
Printing
Forest Printing
2016-03-11
$1,709
Printing
Print Place
2016-02-26
$1,319
Printing
Union Signs
2016-02-22
$1,170
Yard signs
STH Media
2016-03-15
$1,125
Consulting
Usps
2016-03-14
$795
Uncategorized expenses
Wednesday Journal
2016-03-07
$350
Newspaper advertising
m13
2016-02-26
$213
Palm cards
Forest Printing
2016-03-21
$136
Printing
Nation Builder
2016-03-07
$119
Contractual expenses
Nation Builder
2016-02-08
$119
Contractual expenses
Usps
2016-01-25
$9
Postage
Usps
2016-02-22
$3
Postage

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