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How did Christopher Taliaferro spend campaign funds in the third quarter?

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By Local Labs News Service | Oct 7, 2018

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Democratic Christopher Taliaferro's election campaign committee, Friends of Chris Taliaferro, spent $24,524 in the third quarter, according to committee expenditure records obtained from the Illinois State Board of Elections (ISBE).

Taliaferro's committee spent the most on fundraisers in the quarter, with all those payments ($7,500) going to KJD Strategies in Chicago. Table 1 below shows the distribution of how Taliaferro's committee spent its money in the third quarter.

Table 1: Third-quarter spending by purpose
Purpose
Amount
Percent of total spending
Fundraisers
$7,500
30.6%
Sponsorships
$2,935
12%
Reimbursements
$2,000
8.2%
Promotional items
$1,808
7.4%
Food
$1,631
6.7%
Principal payment, taliaferro
$1,554
6.3%
Hall rental for raising funds
$1,539
6.3%
Printing
$1,515
6.2%
Donations
$1,200
4.9%
Transportation
$930
3.8%
Utilities
$768
3.1%
Campaign work
$330
1.4%
Attorney services
$250
1%
Phones
$153
0.6%
Office supplies
$151
0.6%
Food block party
$139
0.6%
Principal payment
$97
0.4%
Water block party
$20
< 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
KJD Strategies
2018-08-27
$7,500
Fundraisers
Madison Construction Company
2018-09-28
$2,000
Reimbursements
Greek Island
2018-07-18
$1,539
Hall rental for raising funds
Yes! Press
2018-08-23
$1,351
Printing
Vanguard Archives
2018-09-21
$1,000
Promotional items
Christopher Taliaferro
2018-07-05
$700
Principal payment, taliaferro
Illinois Classic Trolley
2018-08-20
$680
Transportation
Educating Tribes For Success
2018-08-13
$500
Donations
Greater St. John Bible Church
2018-07-24
$500
Sponsorships
Dante Hall
2018-09-24
$500
Promotional items
Sayer School FFO
2018-09-04
$500
Sponsorships
Westside Minister's Coalition
2018-08-21
$500
Donations
Commonwealth Edison
2018-08-06
$447
Utilities
Aaabna
2018-09-21
$350
Sponsorships
David Becker
2018-09-24
$330
Campaign work
People's Gas Accounts Payable Business Support
2018-08-06
$321
Utilities
Kim Miller
2018-07-17
$300
Sponsorships
National Civil Rights Library and Hall of Fame
2018-07-02
$300
Sponsorships
Christopher Taliaferro
2018-07-05
$300
Principal payment, taliaferro
Pericles Abbasi
2018-09-07
$250
Attorney services
Omar Bryant
2018-07-19
$250
Sponsorships
First Congregational Church
2018-07-24
$250
Sponsorships
Christopher Taliaferro
2018-07-27
$250
Principal payment, taliaferro
United Quick Transportation
2018-07-05
$250
Transportation
GFS Marketplace
2018-08-15
$236
Food

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