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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, 2018

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Democratic Iris Martinez's election campaign committee, Friends of Iris Y Martinez, spent $30,641 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 rent for oct. & nov. in the quarter, with all those payments ($4,060) going to Ampol Development Co., Inc. in Chiago. 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
Rent for oct. & nov.
$4,060
13.3%
Donation for hurricane relief to puerto rico
$3,000
9.8%
Donation, doctor supplies for pr
$3,000
9.8%
Telephones
$2,052
6.7%
Donations
$1,600
5.2%
Air fare - candidate
$1,534
5%
Rent jan., feb., march
$1,425
4.7%
Rent
$1,425
4.7%
Office supplies
$1,416
4.6%
Campaign work
$1,322
4.3%
Rent for friends of iris oct., nov., dec.
$1,320
4.3%
Rent for jan.,feb., march
$1,020
3.3%
Car repair
$975
3.2%
Storage
$765
2.5%
Cell phones
$712
2.3%
Candidate lodging
$668
2.2%
Hall rental for raising funds
$585
1.9%
Fund raising (food)
$346
1.1%
Gasoline
$330
1.1%
Tickets
$304
1%
Golf outings
$258
0.8%
Donation to students at the bulldog blend cafe
$250
0.8%
Ad books
$250
0.8%
Parking
$240
0.8%
Computer services
$234
0.8%
Donation for mexico/puerto rico event
$211
0.7%
Turkey donations
$200
0.7%
Meals/meeting with business leaders
$178
0.6%
Subscriptions
$172
0.6%
Buttons
$165
0.5%
Mailing
$156
0.5%
Meals/staff meeting
$146
0.5%
Meals/meeting with staff
$95
0.3%
Meals/meeting with electeds
$71
0.2%
Meals/meeting with community leaders
$63
0.2%
Meals
$54
0.2%
Meals/meeting with campaign workers
$27
< 0.1%

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
Ampol Development Co., Inc.
2017-10-03
$4,060
Rent for oct. & nov.
Puerto Rican Bar Association
2017-10-03
$3,000
Donation for hurricane relief to puerto rico
Puerto Rican Police Association
2017-12-08
$3,000
Donation, doctor supplies for pr
Morrison Properties LLC
2017-12-21
$1,425
Rent jan., feb., march
Morrison Properties LLC
2017-11-05
$1,425
Rent
Ampol Development Co., Inc.
2017-10-02
$1,320
Rent for friends of iris oct., nov., dec.
Ampol Development Co., Inc.
2017-12-21
$1,020
Rent for jan.,feb., march
Mercedes Benz
2017-12-16
$975
Car repair
AT&T Bill Payment
2017-12-12
$646
Telephones
American Airlines
2017-10-04
$622
Air fare - candidate
Casa De Montecristo
2017-12-06
$585
Hall rental for raising funds
AT&T Bill Payment
2017-11-16
$564
Telephones
Bally's Paris Las Vegas Hotel
2017-10-22
$556
Candidate lodging
AT&T Bill Payment
2017-10-12
$524
Telephones
Break the Silence Foundation
2017-10-25
$500
Donations
Sonia Sanchez
2017-12-04
$500
Campaign work
American Airlines
2017-11-30
$465
Air fare - candidate
David Waller
2017-11-02
$460
Campaign work
American Airlines
2017-10-03
$447
Air fare - candidate
Staples
2017-10-12
$443
Office supplies
David Waller
2017-11-09
$362
Campaign work
Staples
2017-10-04
$356
Office supplies
Hairpin Arts Center
2017-11-01
$350
Donations
Glen Eagles Country Club
2017-12-05
$317
Fund raising (food)
TMobile
2017-12-19
$305
Cell phones

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