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How did Mark Batinick spend campaign funds in the fourth quarter?

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By Local Labs News Service | Mar 28, 2019

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Republican Mark Batinick's election campaign committee, Friends of Mark Batinick, spent $217,790 in the fourth quarter, according to committee expenditure records obtained from the Illinois State Board of Elections (ISBE).

Batinick's committee spent the most on television media in the quarter, with 46.3% of this total ($43,589) going to Comcast 1737 in Bingham Farms. Table 1 below shows the distribution of how Batinick's committee spent its money in the fourth quarter.

Table 1: Fourth-quarter spending by purpose
Purpose
Amount
Percent of total spending
Television media
$94,152
43.2%
Television advertising
$39,961
18.4%
Marketing
$27,941
12.8%
Printing
$13,045
6%
Postage
$7,122
3.3%
Staff salaries
$7,106
3.3%
Digital advertising
$6,250
2.9%
Supplies
$3,397
1.6%
Donations
$3,250
1.5%
Stamps
$3,000
1.4%
Social media advertising
$2,237
1%
Post election thank you dinner
$1,600
0.7%
Fund raising (food)
$1,300
0.6%
Meals
$1,207
0.6%
Robo calls
$974
0.5%
Hall rental
$917
0.4%
Rent
$900
0.4%
Food
$814
0.4%
Awards
$661
0.3%
Accounting fees
$500
0.2%
Gift cards
$473
0.2%
Internet access
$432
0.2%
Sponsorships
$375
0.2%
Bank charges
$170
< 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
Comcast 1737
2018-10-18
$43,589
Television media
Comcast 1737
2018-10-29
$39,961
Television advertising
Chicago Interconnect 5170
2018-11-02
$22,900
Television media
Comcast 6219
2018-10-18
$17,721
Television media
Green Umbrella Marketing & Printing
2018-11-14
$13,045
Printing
Green Umbrella Marketing & Printing
2018-10-22
$11,355
Marketing
Green Umbrella Marketing & Printing
2018-10-04
$8,956
Marketing
Facebook
2018-12-14
$4,528
Digital advertising
Comcast 6219
2018-11-02
$3,818
Television media
Comcast 4087
2018-11-02
$3,280
Television media
Green Umbrella Marketing & Printing
2018-10-22
$3,135
Marketing
Green Umbrella Marketing & Printing
2018-11-16
$3,118
Marketing
Comcast 4087
2018-10-18
$2,844
Television media
US Post Office
2018-10-12
$2,700
Postage
Rachel's Challenge
2018-12-04
$2,500
Donations
Facebook
2018-10-11
$2,237
Social media advertising
US Post Office
2018-10-15
$2,000
Stamps
US Post Office
2018-10-16
$1,750
Postage
Facebook
2018-11-08
$1,721
Digital advertising
Opera House Steak & Seafood
2018-12-05
$1,600
Post election thank you dinner
Green Umbrella Marketing & Printing
2018-10-23
$1,377
Marketing
US Post Office
2018-11-02
$1,210
Postage
American Legion
2018-10-29
$1,100
Fund raising (food)
US Post Office
2018-10-01
$1,000
Stamps
E.l.e.c.t. Inc.
2018-10-04
$974
Robo calls

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