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How did Jim Zay spend campaign funds in the fourth quarter?

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By Local Labs News Service | Jan 7, 2017

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Republican Jim Zay's election campaign committee, Citizens To Elect Jim Zay, spent $37,974 in the fourth quarter, according to committee expenditure records obtained from the Illinois State Board of Elections (ISBE).

Zay's committee spent the most on mailing in the quarter, with all those payments ($34,171) going to McGaffer Communications in Park Ridge. Table 1 below shows the distribution of how Zay's committee spent its money in the fourth quarter.

Table 1: Fourth-quarter spending by purpose
Purpose
Amount
Percent of total spending
Mailing
$34,171
90%
Newspaper ad's
$1,176
3.1%
Election day expenses
$588
1.6%
Website expenses
$500
1.3%
Postage
$441
1.2%
Campaign work - lunch
$400
1.1%
Lawn signs - posts and ties
$210
0.6%
Sponsorships
$200
0.5%
Campaign staff - lunch
$192
0.5%
Car rental
$94
0.3%

Table 2 below shows the top 15 largest single expenditures during the quarter.

Table 2: Largest expenses of the fourth quarter
Recipient
Date
Amount
Purpose
McGaffer Communications
2016-11-01
$11,965
Mailing
McGaffer Communications
2016-10-03
$11,745
Mailing
McGaffer Communications
2016-10-24
$7,109
Mailing
McGaffer Communications
2016-11-14
$3,350
Mailing
Exmainer Publications
2016-10-19
$1,176
Newspaper ad's
Flip Flops Tiki Bar and Grill
2016-11-08
$588
Election day expenses
Stoltz Design
2016-10-06
$500
Website expenses
Buffalo Wild Wings
2016-10-23
$400
Campaign work - lunch
Roselle Postmaster
2016-10-20
$300
Postage
Lowe's
2016-10-01
$210
Lawn signs - posts and ties
Carol Stream United Soccer
2016-10-17
$200
Sponsorships
Roselle Postmaster
2016-10-27
$141
Postage
Flip Flops Tiki Bar and Grill
2016-11-05
$103
Campaign staff - lunch
Lowe's
2016-11-09
$94
Car rental
Flip Flops Tiki Bar and Grill
2016-10-15
$89
Campaign staff - lunch

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