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How did Michael J Madigan spend campaign funds in the third quarter?

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By Local Labs News Service | Oct 7, 2017

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Democratic Michael J Madigan's election campaign committee, Friends of Michael J Madigan, spent $485,049 in the third quarter, according to committee expenditure records obtained from the Illinois State Board of Elections (ISBE).

Madigan's committee spent the most on postage in the quarter, with all those payments ($84,528) going to US Postmaster in Springfield. Table 1 below shows the distribution of how Madigan's committee spent its money in the third quarter.

Table 1: Third-quarter spending by purpose
Purpose
Amount
Percent of total spending
Postage
$84,528
17.4%
Legal fees
$80,149
16.5%
Polling
$68,000
14%
Wages
$55,586
11.5%
Tickets
$52,324
10.8%
Printing
$34,598
7.1%
Donations
$33,800
7%
Taxes
$29,691
6.1%
Rent
$13,213
2.7%
Insurance
$12,999
2.7%
Mileage expenses
$4,864
1%
Professional services
$4,000
0.8%
Meals
$3,590
0.7%
Telephones
$3,430
0.7%
Office equipment
$1,717
0.4%
Lodging
$656
0.1%
Payroll fee
$548
0.1%
Office supplies
$424
< 0.1%
Po box
$376
< 0.1%
Maintenance fee
$223
< 0.1%
Shipping
$215
< 0.1%
Payrol fee
$66
< 0.1%
Maintanance fee
$41
< 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
Hinshaw & Culbertson
2017-07-31
$75,439
Legal fees
Tulchin Research
2017-07-28
$40,000
Polling
Tulchin Research
2017-07-18
$28,000
Polling
James Sweeny Golf Classic
2017-08-07
$25,000
Donations
Chicago Cubs
2017-08-16
$20,000
Tickets
Chicago Cubs
2017-08-17
$16,522
Tickets
Chicago Cubs
2017-08-18
$15,802
Tickets
Frye-Williamson Press
2017-08-21
$9,783
Printing
Balzekas Museum of Lithuanian Culture
2017-08-28
$8,637
Rent
Frye-Williamson Press
2017-09-07
$8,625
Printing
Frye-Williamson Press
2017-08-23
$7,595
Printing
Frye-Williamson Press
2017-09-08
$7,595
Printing
Internal Revenue Service
2017-09-29
$6,445
Taxes
Zeke Giorgi Scholarship Fund
2017-07-14
$5,000
Donations
Miller, Canfield, Paddock and Stone, P.L.
2017-09-13
$4,710
Legal fees
Balzekas Museum of Lithuanian Culture
2017-08-04
$4,325
Rent
US Postmaster
2017-08-07
$4,242
Postage
US Postmaster
2017-08-11
$4,242
Postage
US Postmaster
2017-08-14
$4,242
Postage
US Postmaster
2017-08-18
$4,242
Postage
US Postmaster
2017-08-21
$4,242
Postage
US Postmaster
2017-08-23
$4,242
Postage
US Postmaster
2017-08-28
$4,242
Postage
US Postmaster
2017-08-30
$4,242
Postage
US Postmaster
2017-09-05
$4,242
Postage

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