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How did Edward M Burke spend campaign funds in the third quarter?

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By Local Labs News Service | Oct 7, 2018


Non partisan Edward M Burke's election campaign committee, Friends of Edward M Burke, spent $257,465 in the third quarter, according to committee expenditure records obtained from the Illinois State Board of Elections (ISBE).

Burke's committee spent the most on consulting in the quarter, with 76.6% of this total ($36,000) going to MAV Consulting in Chicago. Table 1 below shows the distribution of how Burke's committee spent its money in the third quarter.

Table 1: Third-quarter spending by purpose
Purpose
Amount
Percent of total spending
Consulting
$47,000
18.3%
Contractual expenses
$43,935
17.1%
Taxes - federal
$23,964
9.3%
Election expense
$23,310
9.1%
Printing
$17,573
6.8%
Promotional items
$14,669
5.7%
Events
$13,650
5.3%
Dinner
$11,747
4.6%
Donations
$10,500
4.1%
Secretarial
$10,159
4%
Compliance
$9,200
3.6%
State taxes
$5,680
2.2%
Deposit
$5,000
1.9%
Graphic design
$4,325
1.7%
Tickets
$3,000
1.2%
Golf outings
$2,500
1%
Production media expenses
$2,239
0.9%
Stop payment
$2,000
0.8%
Table
$2,000
0.8%
Postage
$1,200
0.5%
Photography
$1,195
0.5%
Video
$741
0.3%
Table rental
$576
0.2%
Telephones
$339
0.1%
Lodging
$323
0.1%
Sponsorships
$300
0.1%
Gifts
$174
< 0.1%
Books
$106
< 0.1%
Book
$55
< 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
Anzalone Liszt Grove Research, Inc.
2018-09-06
$21,700
Election expense
Internal Revenue Service USA Tax Payment
2018-09-17
$17,500
Taxes - federal
4 Imprint
2018-08-23
$14,479
Promotional items
Haymarket
2018-07-17
$11,340
Contractual expenses
Haymarket
2018-07-24
$9,150
Contractual expenses
Fuse
2018-09-05
$8,495
Printing
MAV Consulting
2018-08-30
$8,000
Consulting
MAV Consulting
2018-09-26
$8,000
Consulting
MAV Consulting
2018-07-11
$8,000
Consulting
MAV Consulting
2018-07-30
$8,000
Consulting
Fuse
2018-08-07
$7,958
Printing
Haymarket
2018-09-25
$7,702
Contractual expenses
Haymarket
2018-08-28
$6,712
Contractual expenses
Inspired Catering
2018-08-23
$6,103
Dinner
Cure
2018-07-02
$6,000
Events
Inner City Culture
2018-08-07
$6,000
Donations
Merit School of Music
2018-07-01
$5,000
Events
Sheraton Chicago
2018-07-01
$5,000
Deposit
Illinois Dept of Revenue
2018-09-17
$4,810
State taxes
Richard Duchossis
2018-09-11
$4,400
Compliance
Russ M. Strobel
2018-09-11
$4,400
Compliance
Pericles Abbasi
2018-08-08
$4,000
Consulting
MAV Consulting
2018-07-01
$4,000
Consulting
Haymarket
2018-08-14
$3,930
Contractual expenses
Inspired Catering
2018-07-01
$3,686
Dinner

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