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How did Iris Martinez spend campaign funds in the fourth quarter?

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By Local Labs News Service | Jan 7, 2017

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Democratic Iris Martinez's election campaign committee, Friends of Iris Y Martinez, spent $9,720 in the fourth quarter, according to committee expenditure records obtained from the Illinois State Board of Elections (ISBE).

Martinez's committee spent the most on telephones in the quarter, with 61% of this total ($752) going to AT&T Bill Payment in Louisville. Table 1 below shows the distribution of how Martinez's committee spent its money in the fourth quarter.

Table 1: Fourth-quarter spending by purpose
Purpose
Amount
Percent of total spending
Telephones
$1,232
12.7%
Lodging - candidate world peace conference
$1,147
11.8%
Inauguration donation
$1,000
10.3%
Computer purchases
$999
10.3%
Sponsorships
$925
9.5%
Air fare - candidate
$741
7.6%
Storage
$720
7.4%
Candidate lodging
$564
5.8%
Lodging - candidate nhcsl conference
$512
5.3%
Cell phones
$430
4.4%
Gift cards
$393
4%
Office supplies
$255
2.6%
Donations
$200
2.1%
Flowers for funeral
$200
2.1%
Computer services
$144
1.5%
Meals/meeting with business leaders
$138
1.4%
Computer software
$72
0.7%
Meals/ meeting with community leaders
$40
0.4%

Table 2 below shows the top 25 largest single expenditures during the quarter.

Table 2: Largest expenses of the fourth quarter
Recipient
Date
Amount
Purpose
Hotel Granados Park Asuncion
2016-10-11
$1,147
Lodging - candidate world peace conference
Illinois Legislative Latino Caucus
2016-12-21
$1,000
Inauguration donation
Micro Center
2016-10-07
$999
Computer purchases
United Airlines
2016-10-05
$657
Air fare - candidate
Sheraton Waikiki Honolulu
2016-12-12
$512
Lodging - candidate nhcsl conference
Multi-Products Distribution, Inc.
2016-12-13
$479
Telephones
Council of State Government
2016-10-04
$475
Sponsorships
AT&T Bill Payment
2016-11-29
$400
Telephones
AT&T Bill Payment
2016-10-14
$352
Telephones
Hilton-Washington
2016-10-13
$348
Candidate lodging
Greater Chicago Food Depository
2016-10-14
$250
Sponsorships
The Lock Up Storage Centers
2016-12-09
$240
Storage
The Lock Up Storage Centers
2016-12-01
$240
Storage
The Lock Up Storage Centers
2016-10-18
$240
Storage
Jewel/Osco
2016-10-19
$223
Gift cards
TMobile
2016-11-19
$219
Cell phones
Hilton Garden Inn
2016-10-03
$216
Candidate lodging
Nacoprw
2016-10-17
$200
Sponsorships
Northwest Arts Connections
2016-10-14
$200
Donations
Rosa Orama
2016-10-14
$200
Flowers for funeral
TMobile
2016-10-19
$171
Cell phones
Jewel Osco # 3470
2016-12-16
$169
Gift cards
Multi-Products Distribution, Inc.
2016-12-13
$135
Office supplies
El Cid #2
2016-11-19
$82
Meals/meeting with business leaders
United Airlines
2016-10-12
$75
Air fare - candidate

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