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How did Jennifer Bertino-Tarrant spend campaign funds in the fourth quarter?

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By Local Labs News Service | Jan 7, 2017

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Democratic Jennifer Bertino-Tarrant's election campaign committee, Committee to Elect Jennifer Bertino Tarrant, spent $1,528,163 in the fourth quarter, according to committee expenditure records obtained from the Illinois State Board of Elections (ISBE).

Bertino-Tarrant's committee spent the most on media in the quarter, with 28.5% of this total ($337,423) going to National Cable Communications in Bethesda. Table 1 below shows the distribution of how Bertino-Tarrant's committee spent its money in the fourth quarter.

Table 1: Fourth-quarter spending by purpose
Purpose
Amount
Percent of total spending
Media
$1,186,229
77.6%
Media production
$226,889
14.9%
Campaign work
$58,154
3.8%
Printing
$21,480
1.4%
Promotions and advertising
$5,618
0.4%
Supplies
$4,291
0.3%
Event cost
$3,902
0.3%
Telephone communication
$3,530
0.2%
Volunteer food
$2,206
0.1%
Rent
$2,090
0.1%
Mileage expenses
$1,704
0.1%
Campaign event
$1,432
< 0.1%
Uncategorized expenses
$1,409
< 0.1%
Utilities
$1,327
< 0.1%
Software
$1,100
< 0.1%
Radio ad production and placement
$977
< 0.1%
Lodging
$846
< 0.1%
Postage
$615
< 0.1%
Parade supplies
$600
< 0.1%
Catering for event
$500
< 0.1%
Rental fees
$491
< 0.1%
Advertising
$400
< 0.1%
Cash
$365
< 0.1%
Service charge
$288
< 0.1%
Phones
$228
< 0.1%
Phone repair
$215
< 0.1%
Processing fees
$212
< 0.1%
Staff dinner
$186
< 0.1%
Meals
$172
< 0.1%
Staff meals
$169
< 0.1%
Subscriptions
$162
< 0.1%
Event ticket
$110
< 0.1%
Food for event
$105
< 0.1%
Membership
$99
< 0.1%
Gifts
$50
< 0.1%
Transaction fee
$0
< 0.1%

Table 2 below shows the top 25 largest single expenditures during the quarter.

Table 2: Largest expenses of the fourth quarter
Recipient
Date
Amount
Purpose
National Cable Communications
2016-10-11
$90,054
Media
National Cable Communications
2016-10-20
$90,054
Media
National Cable Communications
2016-10-31
$90,054
Media
WLS-TV ABC Channel 7
2016-11-01
$84,341
Media
WLS-TV ABC Channel 7
2016-10-31
$68,000
Media
National Cable Communications
2016-10-04
$67,261
Media
Snyder Pickerill Media
2016-10-31
$60,891
Media production
WMAQ-TV NBC Channel 5
2016-11-01
$56,928
Media
WMAQ-TV NBC Channel 5
2016-10-31
$55,250
Media
WLS-TV ABC Channel 7
2016-10-20
$47,642
Media
Snyder Pickerill Media
2016-10-20
$45,704
Media production
Snyder Pickerill Media
2016-11-01
$45,000
Media production
WLS-TV ABC Channel 7
2016-10-17
$44,348
Media
WBBM-TV CBS Channel 2
2016-11-03
$43,031
Media
WBBM-TV CBS Channel 2
2016-11-01
$40,821
Media
WBBM-TV CBS Channel 2
2016-10-31
$40,800
Media
WGN-TV IND Channel 9
2016-10-31
$40,800
Media
WMAQ-TV NBC Channel 5
2016-10-14
$33,893
Media
WBBM-TV CBS Channel 2
2016-10-17
$31,067
Media
WMAQ-TV NBC Channel 5
2016-10-17
$30,855
Media
WBBM-TV CBS Channel 2
2016-10-20
$30,812
Media
Snyder Pickerill Media
2016-10-17
$25,312
Media production
WGN-TV IND Channel 9
2016-10-17
$25,032
Media
WGN-TV IND Channel 9
2016-10-20
$25,032
Media
WFLD-TV Fox Channel 32
2016-10-31
$24,650
Media

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