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How did Jack D Franks spend campaign funds in the fourth quarter?

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By Local Labs News Service | Jan 7, 2017

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Democratic Jack D Franks's election campaign committee, Supporters of Jack D Franks, spent $308,380 in the fourth quarter, according to committee expenditure records obtained from the Illinois State Board of Elections (ISBE).

Franks's committee spent the most on political ads in the quarter, with all those payments ($90,000) going to Main Street Solutions in Chicago. Table 1 below shows the distribution of how Franks's committee spent its money in the fourth quarter.

Table 1: Fourth-quarter spending by purpose
Purpose
Amount
Percent of total spending
Political ads
$90,000
29.2%
Advertising tv
$50,000
16.2%
Printing & postage
$29,200
9.5%
Advertising
$26,010
8.4%
Money market transfer
$22,000
7.1%
Fundraising
$12,250
4%
Independent contractor expenses
$11,931
3.9%
Staff salaries
$9,328
3%
Promotional items
$7,752
2.5%
Printing
$5,770
1.9%
Poll tracking
$5,150
1.7%
Taxes - federal
$4,249
1.4%
Newspaper advertising
$3,891
1.3%
Fund raising - hall rental & food
$3,881
1.3%
Consulting
$3,800
1.2%
Headquarters rent
$3,000
1%
Mileage expenses
$2,406
0.8%
Voter data
$2,110
0.7%
Volunteer meals
$1,469
0.5%
Advertising email
$1,464
0.5%
Cell phone ytd
$1,401
0.5%
Internet and phone
$1,037
0.3%
Utilities
$809
0.3%
Subscriptions
$796
0.3%
Election day expenses
$750
0.2%
Office supplies
$685
0.2%
State taxes
$593
0.2%
Telephones
$552
0.2%
Insurance
$539
0.2%
Postage
$478
0.2%
Computer - maintenance
$450
0.2%
Gasoline
$421
0.1%
Election day workers
$400
0.1%
Political data
$385
0.1%
Holiday party
$376
0.1%
Data
$358
0.1%
Cell phones
$300
0.1%
Gifts
$300
0.1%
Staff meals
$299
0.1%
Internet access
$272
< 0.1%
Meals
$235
< 0.1%
Fax service
$210
< 0.1%
Internet & telephone
$209
< 0.1%
T-shirts
$178
< 0.1%
Bank fee
$140
< 0.1%
Bank charges
$125
< 0.1%
Telephone expenses
$116
< 0.1%
Post office box
$86
< 0.1%
Wire transfer fee
$75
< 0.1%
Office cleaning
$70
< 0.1%
Office expense
$60
< 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
Main Street Solutions
2016-10-06
$90,000
Political ads
Main Street Solutions
2016-10-20
$50,000
Advertising tv
Breaker Press Co., Inc
2016-11-06
$29,200
Printing & postage
1st National Bank Of Omaha
2016-10-21
$22,000
Money market transfer
Main Street Solutions
2016-11-06
$14,900
Advertising
Capitol Promotions Inc
2016-10-07
$7,752
Promotional items
Main Street Solutions
2016-10-26
$7,500
Advertising
KJD Strategies
2016-11-19
$6,500
Fundraising
KJD Strategies
2016-10-02
$5,750
Fundraising
Fako Research & Strategies
2016-12-05
$5,150
Poll tracking
Breaker Press Co., Inc
2016-11-06
$4,680
Printing
Holiday Inn
2016-10-04
$3,881
Fund raising - hall rental & food
KNI Communications, Inc
2016-10-06
$3,500
Consulting
Shaw Suburban Media
2016-10-20
$2,216
Newspaper advertising
Catalist LLC
2016-10-01
$2,110
Voter data
Internal Revenue Service
2016-10-02
$1,627
Taxes - federal
Shaw Suburban Media
2016-10-19
$1,495
Newspaper advertising
Data-Clear
2016-10-29
$1,464
Advertising email
Bridget M. Geenen
2016-12-19
$1,401
Cell phone ytd
Internal Revenue Service
2016-12-06
$1,385
Taxes - federal
Internal Revenue Service
2016-11-01
$1,236
Taxes - federal
John Gordon
2016-12-05
$1,137
Staff salaries
Breaker Press Co., Inc
2016-10-01
$1,090
Printing
Malia Haanio
2016-11-01
$1,063
Staff salaries
Malia Haanio
2016-10-16
$1,063
Staff salaries

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