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

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By Local Labs News Service | Jul 7, 2016

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Democratic Kelly Cassidy's election campaign committee, Citizens for Cassidy, spent $10,862 in the second quarter, according to committee expenditure records obtained from the Illinois State Board of Elections (ISBE).

Cassidy's committee spent the most on consulting, postage and printing in the quarter, with all those payments ($2,688) going to Blueprint Campaign Consulting in Chicago. Table 1 below shows the distribution of how Cassidy's committee spent its money in the second quarter.

Table 1: Second-quarter spending by purpose
Purpose
Amount
Percent of total spending
Consulting, postage and printing
$2,688
24.8%
Consulting
$2,661
24.5%
Contributions
$1,122
10.3%
Campaign software
$600
5.5%
Event ticket
$575
5.3%
Promotional items
$565
5.2%
Event refreshments
$521
4.8%
Phone services
$474
4.4%
Internet service
$349
3.2%
Email services
$307
2.8%
Meal expense
$296
2.7%
Charitable donation
$200
1.8%
Donations
$200
1.8%
Event space rental
$150
1.4%
Printing
$150
1.4%

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

Table 2: Largest expenses of the second quarter
Recipient
Date
Amount
Purpose
Blueprint Campaign Consulting
2016-06-06
$2,688
Consulting, postage and printing
Blueprint Campaign Consulting
2016-05-02
$1,461
Consulting
National Conference of State Legislators
2016-05-23
$575
Event ticket
With Logos
2016-04-11
$565
Promotional items
Russ for Wisconsin
2016-04-05
$500
Contributions
Gold'n Pear
2016-05-31
$472
Contributions
Matthew Muir
2016-04-18
$400
Consulting
Matthew Muir
2016-05-13
$400
Consulting
Matthew Muir
2016-06-15
$400
Consulting
Ngp Van
2016-04-05
$300
Campaign software
Ngp Van
2016-05-31
$300
Campaign software
Durkins
2016-06-29
$250
Event refreshments
Maldaner's
2016-04-14
$221
Meal expense
Friends of Sullivan
2016-05-18
$200
Charitable donation
Illinois Diabetes Legislative Caucus
2016-04-13
$200
Donations
At&t
2016-06-24
$188
Internet service
Smack Dab
2016-06-13
$176
Event refreshments
At&t
2016-04-28
$161
Internet service
Credo Mobile
2016-06-01
$159
Phone services
Credo Mobile
2016-04-29
$157
Phone services
Credo Mobile
2016-06-29
$157
Phone services
Democratic Party of the 49th Ward
2016-06-27
$150
Contributions
Rogers Park Presbyterian Church
2016-05-27
$150
Event space rental
Staples
2016-06-27
$150
Printing
Constant Contact
2016-06-06
$105
Email services

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