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How did Patrick J OConnor spend campaign funds in the third quarter?

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By Local Labs News Service | Oct 7, 2016

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Non partisan Patrick J OConnor's election campaign committee, Citizens for Patrick O'Connor, spent $73,603 in the third quarter, according to committee expenditure records obtained from the Illinois State Board of Elections (ISBE).

OConnor's committee spent the most on rental in the quarter, with 97.8% of this total ($13,700) going to Wrigley View Rooftop in Chicago. Table 1 below shows the distribution of how OConnor's committee spent its money in the third quarter.

Table 1: Third-quarter spending by purpose
Purpose
Amount
Percent of total spending
Rental
$14,006
19%
Consulting
$9,116
12.4%
Gala dinner - table of 8
$5,500
7.5%
Printing
$4,881
6.6%
Rugby match
$4,000
5.4%
Dem convention
$3,090
4.2%
Dem convention 2016
$2,287
3.1%
August & september 2016
$2,229
3%
2016 golf donation
$2,000
2.7%
Postage
$1,645
2.2%
Insurance
$1,612
2.2%
Copier
$1,420
1.9%
Pens for 2015 fs
$1,308
1.8%
Donations
$1,275
1.7%
Phones
$1,050
1.4%
Contributions
$1,000
1.4%
Pony rides
$1,000
1.4%
Tickets
$900
1.2%
1st place
$800
1.1%
Internet expenses
$760
1%
5 tickets
$750
1%
Telephone expenses
$689
0.9%
Rental fee
$673
0.9%
Hole sponsor
$650
0.9%
Office supplies
$648
0.9%
Staff x-mas gifts
$648
0.9%
Umpire
$627
0.9%
Conference stay
$617
0.8%
2016 democratic conv.
$610
0.8%
2 months rent
$600
0.8%
Supplies
$591
0.8%
Flowers
$566
0.8%
Gas
$538
0.7%
Copies
$465
0.6%
Golf donation
$460
0.6%
Offce supplies
$452
0.6%
Misc.
$439
0.6%
Dj for family fest 2016
$400
0.5%
2nd place
$400
0.5%
Dinner meeting
$382
0.5%
Electric
$354
0.5%
Jump house for softball 2016
$310
0.4%
Family fest 2016
$304
0.4%
2016 natl league of cities
$293
0.4%
Software
$254
0.4%
Consolation prize
$250
0.3%
Services
$188
0.3%
Dinner
$172
0.2%
Trophy
$170
0.2%
Staff lunch
$150
0.2%
Telepnone
$35
< 0.1%
Block party
$15
< 0.1%
Phone services
$6
< 0.1%

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

Table 2: Largest expenses of the third quarter
Recipient
Date
Amount
Purpose
Wrigley View Rooftop
2016-08-18
$13,700
Rental
City of Hope
2016-09-13
$5,500
Gala dinner - table of 8
Soldier Field
2016-07-10
$4,000
Rugby match
Courtyard by Marriot
2016-08-13
$3,090
Dem convention
Lexus Financial Services
2016-09-05
$2,229
August & september 2016
Quest Graphics
2016-08-17
$2,165
Printing
Robert Newton
2016-08-02
$2,083
Consulting
Robert Newton
2016-09-01
$2,083
Consulting
Irish American Golf Outing
2016-07-10
$2,000
2016 golf donation
Meg Schaefer
2016-08-01
$1,750
Consulting
Meg Schaefer
2016-09-01
$1,750
Consulting
The Rockwell Company
2016-07-19
$1,612
Insurance
Meg Schaefer
2016-07-01
$1,450
Consulting
National Pen
2016-07-10
$1,308
Pens for 2015 fs
Postmaster General
2016-07-26
$1,175
Postage
Sarah's Pony Rides
2016-07-10
$1,000
Pony rides
Quest Graphics
2016-08-31
$927
Printing
Ricoh
2016-08-12
$806
Copier
Andy Detolve
2016-08-14
$800
1st place
Chicago Federation of Labor
2016-07-17
$750
5 tickets
Fraternal Order Of Police
2016-08-16
$650
Hole sponsor
Michael Kors Fashion Outlet
2016-09-13
$648
Staff x-mas gifts
Quest Graphics
2016-07-12
$644
Printing
Hertz Rental Car
2016-08-13
$643
Dem convention 2016
Office Depot
2016-09-08
$639
Office supplies

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