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How did Kelly Cassidy spend campaign funds in the first quarter?

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By Local Labs News Service | Apr 7, 2016

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Democratic Kelly Cassidy's election campaign committee, Citizens for Cassidy, spent $12,492 in the first quarter, according to committee expenditure records obtained from the Illinois State Board of Elections (ISBE).

Cassidy's committee spent the most on fundraising consulting in the quarter, with all those payments ($3,000) going to Blueprint Campaign Consulting in Chicago. Table 1 below shows the distribution of how Cassidy's committee spent its money in the first quarter.

Table 1: First-quarter spending by purpose
Purpose
Amount
Percent of total spending
Fundraising consulting
$3,000
24%
Contributions
$2,500
20%
Donations
$1,625
13%
Consulting
$1,600
12.8%
Phone services
$1,222
9.8%
Travel expenses
$733
5.9%
Cleaning
$428
3.4%
Food
$383
3.1%
Field services
$250
2%
Gifts
$250
2%
Event ticket
$250
2%
Subscriptions
$250
2%

Table 2 below shows the top 25 largest single expenditures during the quarter.

Table 2: Largest expenses of the first quarter
Recipient
Date
Amount
Purpose
Democratic Party of the 49th Ward
2016-03-14
$1,000
Contributions
Friends of Christian Mitchell
2016-03-03
$1,000
Contributions
Blueprint Campaign Consulting
2016-01-06
$750
Fundraising consulting
Blueprint Campaign Consulting
2016-01-29
$750
Fundraising consulting
Blueprint Campaign Consulting
2016-03-07
$750
Fundraising consulting
Blueprint Campaign Consulting
2016-03-30
$750
Fundraising consulting
At&t
2016-01-28
$561
Phone services
Southwest Airlines
2016-02-16
$557
Travel expenses
Friends of Christian Mitchell
2016-02-02
$500
Contributions
Matthew Muir
2016-01-06
$400
Consulting
Matthew Muir
2016-01-26
$400
Consulting
Matthew Muir
2016-02-25
$400
Consulting
Matthew Muir
2016-03-18
$400
Consulting
Rogers Park Business Alliance
2016-03-08
$350
Donations
Crossroads Fund
2016-03-17
$325
Donations
Astraea Foundation
2016-01-27
$250
Donations
Erica Collins
2016-03-22
$250
Field services
Edgewater Environmental Sustainability Project
2016-01-29
$250
Donations
Equality Illinois
2016-02-16
$250
Donations
Matthew Muir
2016-01-07
$250
Gifts
Progressive Alliance PAC
2016-02-24
$250
Event ticket
The Illinois Observer, Inc.
2016-01-05
$250
Subscriptions
Augie's Front Burner
2016-01-28
$230
Food
Merry Maids
2016-03-10
$228
Cleaning
Live from the Heartland
2016-02-22
$200
Donations

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