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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, 2017

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Democratic Kelly Cassidy's election campaign committee, Citizens for Cassidy, spent $10,076 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 fundraising in the quarter, with all those payments ($3,009) 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
Fundraising
$3,009
29.9%
Consulting
$1,000
9.9%
Compliance reporting/management
$950
9.4%
Lodging expenses for conference
$885
8.8%
Teacher appreciation day cookies
$450
4.5%
Phone/internet bills
$372
3.7%
Event table
$321
3.2%
Phone bill
$314
3.1%
Office supplies
$256
2.5%
Joint table at local festival
$250
2.5%
Time to thrive conference
$249
2.5%
Uncategorized expenses
$228
2.3%
Repayment for staff dinner
$224
2.2%
Newsletter/mail manager
$223
2.2%
Internet/phone bill
$205
2%
Website hosting
$195
1.9%
Parking
$186
1.9%
Event catering
$158
1.6%
Event space rental
$153
1.5%
Staff lunch
$152
1.5%
Food for event
$121
1.2%
Food
$118
1.2%
Supplies
$21
0.2%
audible service
$14
0.1%
Audible service
$14
0.1%

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
2017-04-03
$1,009
Fundraising
Blueprint Campaign Consulting
2017-05-02
$1,000
Fundraising
Blueprint Campaign Consulting
2017-06-07
$1,000
Fundraising
JW Marriott
2017-05-01
$885
Lodging expenses for conference
Jonathan Pearl
2017-04-03
$500
Compliance reporting/management
Jonathan Pearl
2017-05-10
$500
Consulting
Jonathan Pearl
2017-06-07
$500
Consulting
Ngp Van
2017-05-02
$450
Compliance reporting/management
Phlour Inc
2017-05-08
$450
Teacher appreciation day cookies
Andersonville Chamber of Commerce
2017-05-04
$321
Event table
Citizens For Joe Moore
2017-06-15
$250
Joint table at local festival
Human Rights Campaign
2017-04-18
$249
Time to thrive conference
Merry Maids
2017-05-24
$228
Uncategorized expenses
Kelly Cassidy
2017-06-02
$224
Repayment for staff dinner
At&t
2017-04-19
$205
Internet/phone bill
Amazon
2017-04-24
$203
Office supplies
JustHost
2017-05-17
$195
Website hosting
At&t
2017-05-09
$191
Phone/internet bills
At&t
2017-06-02
$180
Phone/internet bills
Smack Dab
2017-05-24
$158
Event catering
Credo Mobile
2017-05-01
$157
Phone bill
Credo Mobile
2017-05-31
$157
Phone bill
Chicago Park District
2017-04-21
$153
Event space rental
Potbelly Sandwich Shop
2017-06-22
$152
Staff lunch
Jewel Osco
2017-06-09
$121
Food for event

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