Tom Weber’s State Rep. Finances Show Almost $20,000 Left to Spend as of October 1st

Tom Weber

Lake County Board member Tom Weber is running against Trisha Zubert.

Earlier, an analysis of Zubert’s campaign finances showed that 73% of her contributions came from public employee unions.

This article is about where Weber has gotten his money since March.

He started the second quarter of 2018 with $9,189.46.

  • $5,700 came from those contributing $150 or more:
  • $3,000 – William Weber, Retired, Lake Villa
  • $1,000 – Frank Rayniak, Occupation: Model maker, Employer: ITW Paslode, Lake Villa
  • $726.91 – in-kind contributions from the candidate for web and Facebook advertising and parade supplies
  • $500 – Bill Burns, Lake Villa
  • $250 – Contractors for Free enterprise, no address provided
  • $250 – Freeborn & Peters, Chicag
  • $250 – Grant Township Republican Club, Ingleside
  • $250 – Wake To Wood Inc., Antioch
  • $200 – KCF Enterprises Inc. DBA The Grout Medic, Lake Villa
  • $344.29 came from donations under $150

What did Weber spend almost $2,400 on during the second quarter?

  • $800 – rent
  • $500 – fundraiser food
  • $391 – printing
  • $279 – parade and sign supplies
  • $200 –¬†Mano a Mano sponsorship
  • $162 – Hotel

Weber took in $20,700 during the months of July, August and September, plus $7,500 in digital advertising paid for by the House Republican Organization, plus a loan from himself of $3,709.

There was $2,350 in unitemized donations and $14,650 in amounts over $150 listed by name, which you can see below:

  • $3,000 – Lake Villa Township Republican Club PAC, Lake Villa
  • $2,000 – INCS Action PAC, Chicago
  • $1,000 – AT&T, Chicago
  • $1,000 – Betty Burns, Retired, Lake Villa
  • $1,000 – Bill Burns, Retired, Lake Villa
  • $1,000 – Illinois State Medical Society, Chicago
  • 1,000 – NFIB Illinois PAC, Washington, DC
  • $1,000 – Citizens for Pritchard, Sycamore
  • $1,000 – Realtor Political Action Committee, Springfield
  • $500 – Robert Gray, Robert, Prairie Grove
  • $500 – Great Lakes Construction PAC, Libertyville
  • $500 – BL Weber Construction Co, Ingleside
  • $200 – Neil Garrett, Lake Villa
  • $300 – Thomas Agos, Beach Park
  • $250 – Petroleum Political Education, Springfield
  • $200 – Frank Rayniak, Lake Villa
  • $200 – IFSA PAC, Springfield

An additional $8,300 was provided by the House Republican Organization on October 8th.

Here’s how Weber spend his money during July, August and September:

  • $3,749 – printing
  • $2,560 – parade expenses
  • $1,200 – rent
  • $700 – graphic design and social media
  • $423 – fund raising
  • $300 – Lake County Republican Central Committee
  • $500 – postage
  • $345 – web services
  • $275 – Lake Villa Republican Club PAC
  • $225 – McHenry Township Republicans
  • $105 – supplies

The itemized spending does not include $1,091 spent in amounts of less than $150.

Weber ended September with a bit under $20,000 in the bank and received $8,300 from the House Republican Organization on October 8th, probably for the mailing he made.


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