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How did Toni Preckwinkle spend campaign funds in the third quarter?

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By Local Labs News Service | Oct 7, 2017

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Democratic Toni Preckwinkle's election campaign committee, Preckwinkle for President, spent $148,637 in the third quarter, according to committee expenditure records obtained from the Illinois State Board of Elections (ISBE).

Preckwinkle's committee spent the most on consulting in the quarter, with 66.7% of this total ($24,000) going to Scott Kastrup in Evanston. Table 1 below shows the distribution of how Preckwinkle's committee spent its money in the third quarter.

Table 1: Third-quarter spending by purpose
Purpose
Amount
Percent of total spending
Consulting
$36,000
24.2%
Outreach
$25,000
16.8%
Monthly payroll
$9,340
6.3%
It consulting
$9,000
6.1%
Research
$7,000
4.7%
Political work
$6,582
4.4%
Festival sponsorship
$5,100
3.4%
Office rent
$4,800
3.2%
Social media consulting
$4,000
2.7%
Printing
$3,853
2.6%
Monthly payroll taxes
$3,497
2.4%
Rent
$2,400
1.6%
Printing materials
$2,246
1.5%
Catering- bud billiken
$2,000
1.4%
Credit card processing fees
$1,963
1.3%
Payroll processing fees
$1,951
1.3%
Catering for meeting
$1,713
1.2%
Bud billiken
$1,500
1%
Office supplies
$1,499
1%
Monthly bill
$1,355
0.9%
Accounting services
$1,208
0.8%
Event catering
$1,200
0.8%
Catering
$1,120
0.8%
Event rental space
$1,000
0.7%
Contributions
$1,000
0.7%
Database expenses
$1,000
0.7%
Meetings
$998
0.7%
Campaign materials
$908
0.6%
Dues
$800
0.5%
Event sponsorship
$750
0.5%
Membership
$658
0.4%
Lodging- women in governing conference
$637
0.4%
Catering-breakfast meeting
$600
0.4%
Catering-ward meeting
$600
0.4%
Wireless expense
$586
0.4%
Bank fees
$581
0.4%
Digital services
$513
0.4%
Rental fee
$503
0.3%
Invite design
$500
0.3%
Postage for mailer
$441
0.3%
Photographer
$400
0.3%
Room rental fee
$350
0.2%
Volunteer meal
$291
0.2%
Event expenses
$268
0.2%
Office work
$205
0.1%
Office services
$180
0.1%
Politcal work
$120
< 0.1%
Mpnthly payroll processing fees
$101
< 0.1%
Meeting expense
$61
< 0.1%
Digital service
$50
< 0.1%
Office assistance
$50
< 0.1%
Office help
$50
< 0.1%
Volunteer lunch
$45
< 0.1%
Wireless payment
$45
< 0.1%
Eib invoice
$11
< 0.1%

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

Table 2: Largest expenses of the third quarter
Recipient
Date
Amount
Purpose
Advantage Solutions Group, Inc
2017-07-26
$10,000
Outreach
Advantage Solutions Group, Inc
2017-08-24
$10,000
Outreach
Scott Kastrup
2017-07-01
$8,000
Consulting
Scott Kastrup
2017-08-04
$8,000
Consulting
Scott Kastrup
2017-09-07
$8,000
Consulting
Idr
2017-08-04
$7,000
Research
African International House
2017-09-01
$5,100
Festival sponsorship
Mercedes Mallette
2017-08-04
$5,000
Outreach
Nishanth Dittakavi
2017-07-01
$4,000
Consulting
Nishanth Dittakavi
2017-08-04
$4,000
Consulting
Nishanth Dittakavi
2017-09-07
$4,000
Consulting
Tracey G. Lee
2017-09-07
$4,000
Social media consulting
Geek Chicago
2017-08-11
$3,500
It consulting
Salsedo Press
2017-09-07
$3,493
Printing
Dianna Thompson
2017-07-06
$3,149
Monthly payroll
Dianna Thompson
2017-08-08
$3,095
Monthly payroll
Dianna Thompson
2017-09-11
$3,095
Monthly payroll
Argiris-Sellis
2017-07-01
$2,400
Rent
Argiris-Sellis
2017-08-04
$2,400
Office rent
Argiris-Sellis
2017-09-07
$2,400
Office rent
Salsedo Press
2017-07-26
$2,246
Printing materials
Mary Mcgee
2017-08-04
$2,000
Catering- bud billiken
Paychex
2017-08-01
$1,748
Payroll processing fees
Paychex
2017-09-01
$1,748
Monthly payroll taxes
Paychex
2017-09-29
$1,748
Monthly payroll taxes

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