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How did John OMeara spend campaign funds in the fourth quarter?

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By West Cook News | Jan 7, 2018

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Democratic John OMeara's election campaign committee, Citizens to Elect Judge O'Meara, spent $24,998 in the fourth quarter, according to committee expenditure records obtained from the Illinois State Board of Elections (ISBE).

OMeara's committee spent the most on campaign work in the quarter, with 72.1% of this total ($11,000) going to Jim Sircher in Chicago. Table 1 below shows the distribution of how OMeara's committee spent its money in the fourth quarter.

Table 1: Fourth-quarter spending by purpose
Purpose
Amount
Percent of total spending
Campaign work
$15,250
61%
Yard signs
$3,075
12.3%
Billboard expenses
$2,878
11.5%
Promotional items
$1,675
6.7%
Newspaper advertising
$1,135
4.5%
Brochures
$735
2.9%
Photography
$250
1%

Table 2 below shows the top 17 largest single expenditures during the quarter.

Table 2: Largest expenses of the fourth quarter
Recipient
Date
Amount
Purpose
Jim Sircher
2017-12-23
$5,000
Campaign work
Union Signs & Printing
2017-10-05
$3,075
Yard signs
Jim Sircher
2017-11-30
$2,500
Campaign work
Jim Sircher
2017-10-01
$2,000
Campaign work
Breaker Press
2017-11-20
$1,675
Promotional items
John Campinose
2017-12-10
$1,500
Campaign work
Jim Sircher
2017-11-09
$1,500
Campaign work
Lamar Advertising Company
2017-11-15
$1,178
Billboard expenses
John Campinose
2017-10-27
$1,000
Campaign work
John Campinose
2017-10-02
$1,000
Campaign work
BRT Outdoor LLc
2017-10-27
$900
Billboard expenses
BRT Outdoor LLc
2017-12-20
$800
Billboard expenses
John Campinose
2017-11-07
$750
Campaign work
Breaker Press
2017-10-22
$735
Brochures
Future Media
2017-12-27
$600
Newspaper advertising
Irish American News
2017-11-16
$535
Newspaper advertising
Non-Stop Web Design
2017-10-09
$250
Photography

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