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Jesse Jackson’s Wife Sandi Jackson Filed Several Financial Amendments After He Resigned

sandi jackson, wife of Jesse Jackson Jr. amends financial records

Jesse Jackson’s Wife Sandi Jackson Filed Several Financial Amendments After He Resigned

It was only five days after Jesse Jackson Jr. resigned from Congress, when his wife, Ald. Sandi Jackson, filed a series of amendments to her ward committee’s campaign fund. It revealed dozens of previously undisclosed transactions that went back three years. This also includes at least $13,000 in previously undisclosed transfers from her husband’s congressional account into her ward organization account, a Sun-Times review of campaign records show.

One undisclosed transactions in particular was shown in the amended reports were monthly transfers of $1,250 to his wife’s 7th Ward Independent Political Organization — or SWIPO.
The news report stated:
In a federal disclosure, Rep. Jackson’s campaign fund indicates a $1,250 payment to SWIPO is for rent — he and his wife share campaign office space on Chicago’s South Side. However, the 7th Ward disclosure did not list the purpose of the $1,250 transfers.
On Nov. 27, one of the corrections Sandi Jackson’s 7th Ward committee filed was for the final quarter of 2010. The corrected document submitted after her husband’s resignation showed an additional $20,000 in expenditures for that period and revealed $8,200 in transfers out of her husband’s congressional account.
Even while Jesse Jackson Jr. resigned on Nov. 22, the couple’s finances have been under intense scrutiny since at least before June of this year.
In all, Sandi Jackson’s ward organization filed eight amended reports, dating back to 2009 and some of the corrected reports now indicate negative balances — something that an official with the Illinois State Board of Elections said could result in a review.
“It’s something that we would potentially put an inquiry out to the political committee to see what the circumstances were behind this,” said Andy Nauman, deputy director of the division of campaign disclosure with the State Board of Elections.