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

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By Local Labs News Service | Oct 7, 2017

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Democratic Daniel Biss's election campaign committee, Biss for Illinois, spent $496,549 in the third quarter, according to committee expenditure records obtained from the Illinois State Board of Elections (ISBE).

Biss's committee spent the most on payroll in the quarter, with 13% of this total ($17,117) going to Abigail Witt in Chicago. Table 1 below shows the distribution of how Biss's committee spent its money in the third quarter.

Table 1: Third-quarter spending by purpose
Purpose
Amount
Percent of total spending
Payroll
$132,177
26.6%
Consulting
$86,500
17.4%
Digital advertising
$68,626
13.8%
Payroll tax
$64,232
12.9%
Research
$42,000
8.5%
Printing
$18,344
3.7%
Credit card processing fees
$12,361
2.5%
Rent
$11,025
2.2%
Software
$10,619
2.1%
Health insurance premium
$8,750
1.8%
Merchandise
$6,862
1.4%
Office equipment
$5,521
1.1%
Parade entry fee
$3,500
0.7%
Photography
$2,963
0.6%
Rent deposit
$2,330
0.5%
Food for event
$1,869
0.4%
Mileage expenses
$1,819
0.4%
Office supplies
$1,792
0.4%
Rental car
$1,583
0.3%
Contribution refund
$1,350
0.3%
Event expenses
$1,185
0.2%
Internet expenses
$1,166
0.2%
Utilities
$1,108
0.2%
Insurance premium
$1,034
0.2%
Video production
$1,000
0.2%
Travel expenses
$924
0.2%
Digital design
$672
0.1%
Shipping
$656
0.1%
Event entertainment
$550
0.1%
Stamps
$539
0.1%
Attendance fee
$500
0.1%
Event equipment
$500
0.1%
Room rental
$432
< 0.1%
Postage
$408
< 0.1%
District office utility
$377
< 0.1%
Office rent
$375
< 0.1%
Fees
$340
< 0.1%
Hotel room
$315
< 0.1%
Event supplies
$111
< 0.1%
Parade supplies
$59
< 0.1%
Subscriptions
$58
< 0.1%
Service charge
$4
< 0.1%

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

Table 2: Largest expenses of the third quarter
Recipient
Date
Amount
Purpose
270 Strategies
2017-07-06
$68,626
Digital advertising
Anzalone Liszt Grove Research, Inc.
2017-07-20
$42,000
Research
LBH Chicago
2017-07-20
$21,000
Consulting
LBH Chicago
2017-08-16
$21,000
Consulting
LBH Chicago
2017-07-01
$20,000
Consulting
270 Strategies
2017-07-20
$16,000
Consulting
Internal Revenue Service
2017-09-12
$10,768
Payroll tax
Internal Revenue Service
2017-08-29
$10,572
Payroll tax
Internal Revenue Service
2017-09-26
$8,917
Payroll tax
Internal Revenue Service
2017-08-10
$8,136
Payroll tax
Internal Revenue Service
2017-07-27
$7,676
Payroll tax
Minuteman Press
2017-08-10
$7,242
Printing
Kos Media LLC
2017-07-20
$7,064
Software
Michael Coscia
2017-08-24
$6,862
Merchandise
Internal Revenue Service
2017-07-11
$6,792
Payroll tax
Edward Mullen
2017-08-20
$5,000
Consulting
Amazon.com
2017-08-16
$3,513
Office equipment
Chicago Defender Charities, Inc.
2017-09-01
$3,500
Parade entry fee
Abigail Witt
2017-07-11
$3,447
Payroll
Abigail Witt
2017-07-27
$3,447
Payroll
Abigail Witt
2017-08-10
$3,447
Payroll
Abigail Witt
2017-08-29
$3,388
Payroll
Abigail Witt
2017-09-12
$3,388
Payroll
Wildfire Contact
2017-08-11
$3,349
Printing
ActBlue Technical Services
2017-09-30
$3,332
Credit card processing fees

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