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How did Iris Martinez spend campaign funds in the first quarter?

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By Local Labs News Service | Apr 7, 2017

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Democratic Iris Martinez's election campaign committee, Friends of Iris Y Martinez, spent $17,566 in the first quarter, according to committee expenditure records obtained from the Illinois State Board of Elections (ISBE).

Martinez's committee spent the most on fundraiser food and rental in the quarter, with all those payments ($4,955) going to LaVilla Banquets in Chicago. Table 1 below shows the distribution of how Martinez's committee spent its money in the first quarter.

Table 1: First-quarter spending by purpose
Purpose
Amount
Percent of total spending
Fundraiser food and rental
$4,955
28.2%
Rent for april, may & june
$2,715
15.5%
Rent for jan., feb., march
$2,715
15.5%
Telephones
$1,265
7.2%
Storage
$731
4.2%
Cell phones
$593
3.4%
Candidate lodging
$530
3%
Advantage membership
$499
2.8%
Office supplies
$474
2.7%
Subscriptions
$440
2.5%
Invites
$436
2.5%
Fund raising entertainment
$350
2%
Donation for worlds dancers
$300
1.7%
Mailing
$232
1.3%
Gasoline
$224
1.3%
Computer services
$217
1.2%
Air fare - candidate
$210
1.2%
License plates
$206
1.2%
Meals/meeting with community leaders
$200
1.1%
Parking
$180
1%
Meals/meeting with constituents
$37
0.2%
Meeting with staff
$28
0.2%
Meals/meeting with business leaders
$24
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
LaVilla Banquets
2017-03-03
$4,955
Fundraiser food and rental
Morrison Properties LLC
2017-03-20
$1,395
Rent for april, may & june
Morrison Properties LLC
2017-01-05
$1,395
Rent for jan., feb., march
Ampol Development Co., Inc.
2017-03-20
$1,320
Rent for april, may & june
Ampol Development Co., Inc.
2017-01-05
$1,320
Rent for jan., feb., march
Westin
2017-02-27
$530
Candidate lodging
American Airlines
2017-02-07
$499
Advantage membership
Kaila Designs
2017-02-07
$436
Invites
AT&T Bill Payment
2017-01-18
$425
Telephones
AT&T Bill Payment
2017-03-13
$420
Telephones
AT&T Bill Payment
2017-02-15
$420
Telephones
Ricardo Lugo
2017-03-03
$350
Fund raising entertainment
Shelia Alvarez
2017-03-13
$300
Donation for worlds dancers
Multi-Products Distribution, Inc.
2017-03-07
$261
Office supplies
The Lock Up Storage Centers
2017-03-20
$251
Storage
The Lock Up Storage Centers
2017-01-23
$240
Storage
The Lock Up Storage Centers
2017-02-15
$240
Storage
Fed-Ex
2017-02-09
$211
Mailing
American Airlines
2017-03-06
$210
Air fare - candidate
Secretary of State
2017-01-14
$206
License plates
TMobile
2017-01-19
$198
Cell phones
TMobile
2017-02-19
$197
Cell phones
TMobile
2017-03-19
$197
Cell phones
Chicago Suntimes
2017-03-13
$187
Subscriptions
Chicago Tribune Co.
2017-02-07
$168
Subscriptions

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