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How did Daniel Biss spend campaign funds in the second quarter?

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By Local Labs News Service | Jul 7, 2017

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Democratic Daniel Biss's election campaign committee, Biss for Illinois, spent $263,625 in the second quarter, according to committee expenditure records obtained from the Illinois State Board of Elections (ISBE).

Biss's committee spent the most on consulting in the quarter, with 51.5% of this total ($44,000) going to LBH Chicago in Chicago. Table 1 below shows the distribution of how Biss's committee spent its money in the second quarter.

Table 1: Second-quarter spending by purpose
Purpose
Amount
Percent of total spending
Consulting
$85,400
32.4%
Payroll
$44,547
16.9%
Digital advertising
$40,000
15.2%
Payroll tax
$23,451
8.9%
Software
$16,925
6.4%
Production services
$14,099
5.4%
Printing
$10,429
4%
Credit card processing fees
$10,385
3.9%
Rent
$5,150
2%
Employee health insurance
$3,500
1.3%
Setup fees
$2,500
1%
Video streaming
$2,400
0.9%
Photography
$1,809
0.7%
Security deposit
$1,400
0.5%
Office supplies
$409
0.2%
Office rent
$250
< 0.1%
Hotel room
$215
< 0.1%
Fees
$210
< 0.1%
Office utility
$163
< 0.1%
April rent
$125
< 0.1%
District office utilities
$88
< 0.1%
District office utility
$87
< 0.1%
Office utilities
$44
< 0.1%
Wire fee
$34
< 0.1%

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

Table 2: Largest expenses of the second quarter
Recipient
Date
Amount
Purpose
270 Strategies
2017-04-01
$40,000
Digital advertising
LBH Chicago
2017-04-28
$24,000
Consulting
LBH Chicago
2017-05-16
$20,000
Consulting
HardPin Media LLC
2017-04-01
$14,099
Production services
Deck Apps LLC
2017-04-28
$14,000
Software
270 Strategies
2017-04-28
$10,000
Consulting
270 Strategies
2017-05-16
$10,000
Consulting
270 Strategies
2017-06-24
$10,000
Consulting
Wildfire Contact
2017-06-24
$8,055
Printing
Internal Revenue Service
2017-06-27
$6,177
Payroll tax
Internal Revenue Service
2017-06-12
$6,058
Payroll tax
MB Political Research
2017-05-16
$5,750
Consulting
Solomon Miller
2017-06-12
$4,737
Payroll
Internal Revenue Service
2017-05-25
$4,120
Payroll tax
Monica Trevino
2017-04-28
$4,000
Consulting
Abigail Witt
2017-05-10
$3,447
Payroll
Abigail Witt
2017-05-25
$3,447
Payroll
Abigail Witt
2017-06-12
$3,447
Payroll
Abigail Witt
2017-06-27
$3,447
Payroll
ActBlue Technical Services
2017-06-30
$3,418
Credit card processing fees
NGP Van, Inc.
2017-05-03
$2,850
Software
Internal Revenue Service
2017-05-12
$2,846
Payroll tax
Han Nguyen
2017-05-25
$2,833
Payroll
Han Nguyen
2017-06-12
$2,833
Payroll
Han Nguyen
2017-06-27
$2,833
Payroll

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