Friends of Joe Scarnati

Friends of Joe Scarnati, the campaign committee for the top-ranking official in the Senate, topped the list of lawmakers’ campaigns whose spending could not be traced to its actual recipient in public filings available to voters.

WHAT WAS DISCLOSED …

Scarnati’s campaign publicly reported a $4,501.25 expense to “cardmember service” for “lodging” on Nov. 4, 2016.

… AND WHAT WAS PURCHASED

Bank statements and receipts show that the “lodging” expense included stays at Hilton hotels in Brussels and Paddington, London in September 2016 totalling $1,093.15. These were not disclosed in public campaign-finance reports.

SOURCE: Analysis by The Caucus and Spotlight PA of campaign-finance records

JOHN DUCHNESKIE / Staff Artist

Friends of Joe Scarnati

Friends of Joe Scarnati, the campaign committee for the top-ranking official in the Senate, topped the list of lawmakers’ campaigns whose spending could not be traced to its actual recipient in public filings available to voters.

WHAT WAS DISCLOSED …

Scarnati’s campaign publicly reported a $4,501.25 expense to “cardmember service” for “lodging” on Nov. 4, 2016.

… AND WHAT WAS PURCHASED

Bank statements and receipts show that the “lodging” expense included stays at Hilton hotels in Brussels and Paddington, London in September 2016 totalling $1,093.15. These were not disclosed in public campaign-finance reports.

SOURCE: Analysis by The Caucus and Spotlight PA

of campaign-finance records

JOHN DUCHNESKIE / Staff Artist