Prim’s Fall Campaign Costs $14,300

Note – After looked at Bill Prim’s D-2 again, I noticed that I had not added the in-kind contributions to his expenditure total. That is now reflected.
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Campaign disclosure reports were due on Thursday.

The only county-wide campaign was between Republican candidate for Sheriff Bill Prim and Independent Jim Harrison.

Prim won the race handily.

Priim election results fall final
Prim must not have been worried, because he still has $8,100 left in his campaign fund.  He started the quarter with $10,030.

Bill Prim gives a thumbs up at his election victory party.

Bill Prim gives a thumbs up at his election victory party.

He spent more–$14,287.89–from October 1st through the end of the year.

  • $3,728 on radio advertising (Matrix Broadcasting LLC)
  • $2,812 for his victory party at Pinecrest Country Club
  • $2,002 for advertising in the Northwest Herald
  • $600 for the Algonquin Township Republican Central Committee breakfast

Contributions during the fourth quarter were as follows:

  • $3,416 – Illinois Republican Party (for advertising)
  • $3,000 – Citizens to Elect Lou Bianchi
  • $1,000 – Gary Rabine, CEO, Rabine Group, Johnsburg
  • $1,000 – Richard Stephenson, Founder/Chairman, Cancer Treatment Centers of America, Barrington
  • $750 – McHenry County Republicans For Better Government
  • $500 – Samantha Adams, McHenry
  • $500 – Law Offices of Robert T. Hanlon, Woodstock
  • $250 – John Marquardt, Des Plaines
  • $500 – Gary Rabine, Sr, Spring Grove
  • $500 – Tactical Security, LLC, Waukegan
  • $200 – John & Patricia Wuich, Huntley
  • $200 – Skinner Campaign Fund (ad on McHenry County Blog)

Prim owes $5,000 to Jerome Majewski from the primary campaign days.

Harrison had not filed his campaign disclosure form as of 11:11 PM (less than one hour before the deadline) when I posted this article.


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