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How did Pat Dowell spend campaign funds in the third quarter?

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By Local Labs News Service | Oct 7, 2017

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Democratic Pat Dowell's election campaign committee, Citizens for Pat Dowell, spent $47,594 in the third quarter, according to committee expenditure records obtained from the Illinois State Board of Elections (ISBE).

Dowell's committee spent the most on fund raising (food) in the quarter, with all those payments ($6,748) going to Pierre's Event and Party Company in Glenwood. Table 1 below shows the distribution of how Dowell's committee spent its money in the third quarter.

Table 1: Third-quarter spending by purpose
Purpose
Amount
Percent of total spending
Fund raising (food)
$6,748
14.2%
Office supplies
$4,239
8.9%
Campaign work
$4,000
8.4%
Catering
$3,685
7.7%
Equipment rental
$3,637
7.6%
Consulting
$3,000
6.3%
Accounting fees
$2,800
5.9%
Donations
$2,790
5.9%
Food
$2,432
5.1%
Rent
$2,063
4.3%
License fee
$1,560
3.3%
Postage
$1,552
3.3%
Fund raising entertainment
$1,450
3.1%
Promotional items
$1,154
2.4%
Float lease for parade
$1,100
2.3%
Gasoline
$745
1.6%
Equipment - purchase
$690
1.5%
Utilities
$535
1.1%
Gift cards
$495
1%
T-shirts
$425
0.9%
Fund raising advertisement
$418
0.9%
Seminar event
$400
0.8%
Ad books
$400
0.8%
Cell phones
$389
0.8%
Computer repair and supplies
$381
0.8%
Car rental
$250
0.5%
Security
$250
0.5%

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
Pierre's Event and Party Company
2017-07-24
$6,748
Fund raising (food)
VFJ Enterprises
2017-09-14
$3,685
Catering
Kurth Lampe Worldwide
2017-09-21
$3,000
Consulting
Cook Brothers
2017-08-08
$2,540
Office supplies
AAA Rental
2017-09-19
$2,397
Equipment rental
Bamani Obedele
2017-09-25
$2,000
Campaign work
Hedgeman CPA
2017-07-25
$1,900
Accounting fees
Chicago Board of Education
2017-09-19
$1,560
License fee
Geico
2017-09-01
$1,552
Postage
Pierre's Event and Party Company
2017-07-19
$1,500
Food
Crestline Specialies
2017-09-15
$1,154
Promotional items
Associated attractions enterprises inc
2017-08-10
$1,100
Float lease for parade
Bamani Obedele
2017-07-31
$1,000
Campaign work
Bamani Obedele
2017-09-11
$1,000
Campaign work
Urban Juncture
2017-09-19
$1,000
Donations
Chicago Football Classic
2017-09-28
$945
Donations
Quill Corporation
2017-08-08
$765
Office supplies
Xerox Corporation
2017-08-07
$740
Equipment rental
First Communications
2017-08-11
$690
Equipment - purchase
South Central Medical Center
2017-07-11
$687
Rent
South Central Medical Center
2017-08-04
$687
Rent
South Central Medical Center
2017-09-05
$687
Rent
BP Amoco Gas Station
2017-08-14
$500
Gasoline
Chicago Sound
2017-09-05
$500
Equipment rental
Marie's Balloons
2017-09-28
$500
Fund raising entertainment

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