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How did Thomas Cullerton spend campaign funds in the third quarter?

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By Local Labs News Service | Oct 7, 2016

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Democratic Thomas Cullerton's election campaign committee, Friends of Tom Cullerton, spent $522,076 in the third quarter, according to committee expenditure records obtained from the Illinois State Board of Elections (ISBE).

Cullerton's committee spent the most on media in the quarter, with all those payments ($423,768) going to Snyder Pickerill Media Group in Chicago. Table 1 below shows the distribution of how Cullerton's committee spent its money in the third quarter.

Table 1: Third-quarter spending by purpose
Purpose
Amount
Percent of total spending
Media
$423,768
81.2%
Campaign work
$58,635
11.2%
Printing
$15,310
2.9%
Office rent
$4,350
0.8%
Supplies
$4,222
0.8%
Internet/web expenses
$3,796
0.7%
Phones
$2,487
0.5%
Volunteer expenses
$1,926
0.4%
Job fair
$1,750
0.3%
Software
$1,677
0.3%
Postage
$1,191
0.2%
Gas
$864
0.2%
Utilities
$615
0.1%
Donations
$307
< 0.1%
Parade candy
$300
< 0.1%
Office supplies
$190
< 0.1%
Insurance
$176
< 0.1%
Rental fees
$175
< 0.1%
Lodging
$156
< 0.1%
Bank fees
$151
< 0.1%
Re-order checks
$25
< 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
Snyder Pickerill Media Group
2016-08-31
$155,610
Media
Snyder Pickerill Media Group
2016-07-20
$94,032
Media
Snyder Pickerill Media Group
2016-08-11
$70,386
Media
Snyder Pickerill Media Group
2016-09-22
$51,870
Media
Snyder Pickerill Media Group
2016-09-30
$51,870
Media
Breaker Press Co, Inc
2016-08-17
$13,200
Printing
Margaret Vesely
2016-07-11
$2,000
Campaign work
The Sexton Group
2016-09-22
$1,900
Phones
Odeum
2016-08-08
$1,750
Job fair
Jonathan Kent
2016-08-16
$1,465
Campaign work
Breaker Press Co, Inc
2016-08-17
$1,450
Printing
Georgetown Managment
2016-07-22
$1,450
Office rent
Georgetown Managment
2016-08-23
$1,450
Office rent
Georgetown Managment
2016-09-21
$1,450
Office rent
Jonathan Kent
2016-09-16
$1,425
Campaign work
Jonathan Kent
2016-07-19
$1,375
Campaign work
Jonathan Kent
2016-08-08
$1,375
Campaign work
Jonathan Kent
2016-09-02
$1,375
Campaign work
Jonathan Kent
2016-07-05
$1,315
Campaign work
Jeremy Custer
2016-09-22
$1,275
Campaign work
Conor Culloton
2016-07-18
$1,271
Campaign work
Jeremy Custer
2016-07-19
$1,250
Campaign work
Jeremy Custer
2016-08-05
$1,250
Campaign work
Jeremy Custer
2016-08-18
$1,250
Campaign work
Jeremy Custer
2016-09-07
$1,250
Campaign work

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