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How did Preston Jones spend campaign funds in the fourth quarter?

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By West Cook News | Jan 7, 2018

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Democratic Preston Jones's election campaign committee, Friends of Preston Jones, spent $5,994 in the fourth quarter, according to committee expenditure records obtained from the Illinois State Board of Elections (ISBE).

Jones's committee spent the most on legal fees in the quarter, with all those payments ($3,000) going to The Law Office of James P. Nally in Chicago. Table 1 below shows the distribution of how Jones's committee spent its money in the fourth quarter.

Table 1: Fourth-quarter spending by purpose
Purpose
Amount
Percent of total spending
Legal fees
$3,000
50.1%
Consulting
$900
15%
Campaign staff
$650
10.8%
Photography
$475
7.9%
Donations
$400
6.7%
Advertising
$379
6.3%
Ad books
$190
3.2%

Table 2 below shows the top 14 largest single expenditures during the quarter.

Table 2: Largest expenses of the fourth quarter
Recipient
Date
Amount
Purpose
The Law Office of James P. Nally
2017-10-24
$3,000
Legal fees
Anthony Berry
2017-10-11
$570
Campaign staff
Organic Headshots
2017-10-02
$475
Photography
Illinois Bar Foundation
2017-10-16
$400
Donations
Maggie the Marketer
2017-10-23
$300
Consulting
Maggie the Marketer
2017-12-15
$300
Consulting
Maggie the Marketer
2017-11-15
$300
Consulting
Facebook
2017-12-26
$250
Advertising
Phi Beta SIgma Fraternity
2017-10-24
$190
Ad books
Anthony Berry
2017-10-31
$80
Campaign staff
Facebook
2017-11-27
$50
Advertising
Facebook
2017-12-31
$34
Advertising
Facebook
2017-11-14
$25
Advertising
Facebook
2017-12-01
$19
Advertising

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