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How did Margaret Laurino spend campaign funds in the fourth quarter?

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By Local Labs News Service | Jan 7, 2018

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Non partisan Margaret Laurino's election campaign committee, Friends of Margaret Laurino, spent $33,863 in the fourth quarter, according to committee expenditure records obtained from the Illinois State Board of Elections (ISBE).

Laurino's committee spent the most on consulting in the quarter, with 52.1% of this total ($7,500) going to N C Consulting LLC in Chicago. Table 1 below shows the distribution of how Laurino's committee spent its money in the fourth quarter.

Table 1: Fourth-quarter spending by purpose
Purpose
Amount
Percent of total spending
Consulting
$14,400
42.5%
Printing
$4,412
13%
Cocktail party
$3,150
9.3%
Xmas card printing
$3,040
9%
Mailing
$2,394
7.1%
Accounting fees
$1,375
4.1%
Cell phones
$694
2.1%
Cocktail party entertainment
$650
1.9%
Wedding gift
$616
1.8%
Processing fees
$544
1.6%
Telephone expenses
$441
1.3%
Office equipment
$363
1.1%
Holiday reception
$300
0.9%
Donations
$250
0.7%
Internet access
$217
0.6%
Floral arrangements
$216
0.6%
Halloween sponsor
$175
0.5%
Office supplies
$168
0.5%
Supplies
$152
0.5%
Holiday event
$140
0.4%
Signature stamp
$60
0.2%
Senior holiday party
$50
0.2%
Holiday party donation
$50
0.2%

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
Chi Town Printing
2017-10-16
$3,200
Printing
Monastero's Ristorante
2017-10-23
$3,150
Cocktail party
Chi Town Printing
2017-12-18
$3,040
Xmas card printing
N C Consulting LLC
2017-11-17
$2,500
Consulting
N C Consulting LLC
2017-12-18
$2,500
Consulting
N C Consulting LLC
2017-10-16
$2,500
Consulting
Chi Town Printing
2017-12-15
$2,394
Mailing
Randy J. Barnette
2017-11-01
$2,000
Consulting
Randy J. Barnette
2017-10-05
$2,000
Consulting
Randy J. Barnette
2017-12-04
$2,000
Consulting
Shirley Taetle
2017-10-16
$1,375
Accounting fees
Chi Town Printing
2017-10-02
$1,212
Printing
Don Sadofsky
2017-10-02
$650
Cocktail party entertainment
Gail Beitz
2017-10-02
$600
Consulting
Best Buy
2017-11-06
$363
Office equipment
Macy's
2017-11-06
$330
Wedding gift
Norwood Park Seniors Club
2017-12-18
$300
Holiday reception
A T & T
2017-12-01
$231
Cell phones
A T & T
2017-10-13
$231
Cell phones
A T & T
2017-11-06
$231
Cell phones
Donna's Garden & More Inc
2017-10-02
$216
Floral arrangements
Macy's
2017-11-06
$214
Wedding gift
Actblue Illinois
2017-10-26
$214
Processing fees
Actblue Illinois
2017-10-26
$185
Processing fees
Sauganash Park Community Assn
2017-10-13
$175
Halloween sponsor

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