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How did Seth Lewis spend campaign funds in the third quarter?

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By Local Labs News Service | Oct 7, 2016

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Republican Seth Lewis's election campaign committee, Citizens for Seth Lewis, spent $565,265 in the third quarter, according to committee expenditure records obtained from the Illinois State Board of Elections (ISBE).

Lewis's committee spent the most on television advertising in the quarter, with 89.4% of this total ($489,030) going to Comcast Systems in Bingham Farms. Table 1 below shows the distribution of how Lewis's committee spent its money in the third quarter.

Table 1: Third-quarter spending by purpose
Purpose
Amount
Percent of total spending
Television advertising
$547,073
96.8%
Fund raising event
$4,833
0.9%
Signs
$2,125
0.4%
Staff salaries
$2,062
0.4%
Office supplies
$1,629
0.3%
Postage
$940
0.2%
T-shirts
$693
0.1%
Equipment - purchase
$481
< 0.1%
Posts for large signs
$475
< 0.1%
Donations
$401
< 0.1%
Ad books
$400
< 0.1%
Food
$393
< 0.1%
Supplies
$374
< 0.1%
Golf outings
$350
< 0.1%
50 men who cook event
$333
< 0.1%
Phones
$324
< 0.1%
Lunch - parade walkers
$320
< 0.1%
Wood dale meet & greet
$279
< 0.1%
Social media advertising
$277
< 0.1%
Fund raising (food)
$273
< 0.1%
Luch - production crew
$220
< 0.1%
Bank charges
$200
< 0.1%
Candy for parade
$192
< 0.1%
Gifts for volunteers
$175
< 0.1%
Parade candy
$157
< 0.1%
Lunch - production crew
$156
< 0.1%
Lunch for field workers
$58
< 0.1%
Cable ties for signs
$40
< 0.1%
Rain ponchos for field workers
$11
< 0.1%
Water - 4th of july parade walkers
$10
< 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
Comcast Systems
2016-08-15
$67,855
Television advertising
Comcast Systems
2016-08-08
$67,855
Television advertising
Comcast Systems
2016-08-22
$67,855
Television advertising
Comcast Systems
2016-08-29
$67,855
Television advertising
Comcast Systems
2016-09-20
$56,100
Television advertising
Comcast Systems
2016-09-27
$56,100
Television advertising
Comcast Systems
2016-09-12
$52,704
Television advertising
Comcast Systems
2016-09-06
$52,704
Television advertising
Strategic Media Services Inc.
2016-08-15
$8,078
Television advertising
Strategic Media Services Inc.
2016-08-29
$8,078
Television advertising
Strategic Media Services Inc.
2016-08-22
$8,078
Television advertising
Strategic Media Services Inc.
2016-08-08
$8,028
Television advertising
Strategic Media Services Inc.
2016-09-20
$6,645
Television advertising
Strategic Media Services Inc.
2016-09-27
$6,645
Television advertising
Strategic Media Services Inc.
2016-09-06
$6,245
Television advertising
Strategic Media Services Inc.
2016-09-12
$6,245
Television advertising
Royal Fox Country Club
2016-08-25
$4,833
Fund raising event
Awesome Campaigns.com Inc
2016-09-17
$2,125
Signs
Quentin Florido
2016-07-26
$847
Staff salaries
Michael Delazzer
2016-07-21
$732
Staff salaries
Elite Document Solutions
2016-09-17
$580
Office supplies
Elite Document Solutions
2016-08-15
$532
Office supplies
Best Buy
2016-09-16
$515
Office supplies
Quentin Florido
2016-08-30
$483
Staff salaries
Costco
2016-09-12
$481
Equipment - purchase

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