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How did Gilbert Villegas spend campaign funds in the first quarter?

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By Local Labs News Service | Apr 7, 2016


Democratic Gilbert Villegas's election campaign committee, Friends of Gilbert Villegas, spent $13,111 in the first quarter, according to committee expenditure records obtained from the Illinois State Board of Elections (ISBE).

Villegas's committee spent the most on christmas mailer in the quarter, with all those payments ($2,514) going to Boca Media Group in Chicago. Table 1 below shows the distribution of how Villegas's committee spent its money in the first quarter.

Table 1: First-quarter spending by purpose
Purpose
Amount
Percent of total spending
Christmas mailer
$2,514
19.2%
Meetings
$1,683
12.8%
Services rendered
$1,680
12.8%
Lease payments
$1,068
8.2%
Phones
$901
6.9%
Tickets
$804
6.1%
Utilities
$666
5.1%
Election day food
$550
4.2%
Legal fees
$500
3.8%
Insurance
$475
3.6%
Telephones
$400
3.1%
Supplies
$306
2.3%
Postage
$262
2%
Sponsorships
$250
1.9%
Donation - veteran's trip
$250
1.9%
Gift cards for donation
$213
1.6%
Printing
$212
1.6%
Donations
$200
1.5%
Raffle prize donation
$160
1.2%
Documentary
$13
0.1%

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
Boca Media Group
2016-01-04
$2,514
Christmas mailer
TicketsChicago
2016-01-07
$804
Tickets
Dunkin Donuts
2016-03-21
$550
Election day food
GM Financial
2016-01-28
$534
Lease payments
GM Financial
2016-02-29
$534
Lease payments
State Farm
2016-01-06
$475
Insurance
Trattoria Porretta
2016-03-07
$442
Meetings
Erie Cafe
2016-03-15
$403
Meetings
At&t
2016-01-25
$400
Telephones
Renata Lechowicz
2016-01-14
$360
Services rendered
Renata Lechowicz
2016-02-22
$360
Services rendered
People's Gas
2016-02-22
$357
Utilities
At&t
2016-02-29
$350
Phones
People's Gas
2016-01-07
$309
Utilities
At&t
2016-03-30
$307
Phones
Pericles Abbasi
2016-01-15
$250
Legal fees
Pericles Abbasi
2016-02-29
$250
Legal fees
Clemente Little League
2016-02-01
$250
Sponsorships
Tomas Lozada
2016-03-30
$250
Donation - veteran's trip
Rosebud Cafe
2016-02-04
$250
Meetings
At&t
2016-01-27
$243
Phones
Renata Lechowicz
2016-01-28
$240
Services rendered
Renata Lechowicz
2016-03-03
$240
Services rendered
Renata Lechowicz
2016-03-17
$240
Services rendered
Renata Lechowicz
2016-03-31
$240
Services rendered

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