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

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By Local Labs News Service | Oct 7, 2017

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Democratic Kelly Cassidy's election campaign committee, Citizens for Cassidy, spent $16,904 in the third 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 ($4,313) going to Blueprint Campaign Consulting in Chicago. Table 1 below shows the distribution of how Cassidy's committee spent its money in the third quarter.

Table 1: Third-quarter spending by purpose
Purpose
Amount
Percent of total spending
Fundraising
$4,313
25.5%
Campaign shirts. signs
$2,351
13.9%
Backpack drive supplies
$1,837
10.9%
Compliance reporting/management
$1,000
5.9%
Fundraiser hosting
$806
4.8%
Phone/internet bills
$616
3.6%
Internet/phone bill
$589
3.5%
Phone bill
$540
3.2%
Campaign management
$500
3%
Food for volunteers
$466
2.8%
Compliance software
$450
2.7%
Supplies reimbursement
$439
2.6%
Volunteer food
$356
2.1%
Past due phone bills
$352
2.1%
Food for interns
$273
1.6%
Transportation
$249
1.5%
Office phone/internet bill
$246
1.5%
Parking
$238
1.4%
Lunch for volunteers
$236
1.4%
Newsletter/mail manager
$223
1.3%
Project supplies
$200
1.2%
Credit card processing
$186
1.1%
Staff gift
$152
0.9%
Food/coffee for event
$124
0.7%
Food
$75
0.4%
Internet expenses
$69
0.4%
Uncategorized expenses
$7
< 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
ABC Compuprint
2017-09-12
$2,351
Campaign shirts. signs
Blueprint Campaign Consulting
2017-07-10
$2,313
Fundraising
Blueprint Campaign Consulting
2017-08-03
$1,000
Fundraising
Blueprint Campaign Consulting
2017-08-31
$1,000
Fundraising
Burke's Public House
2017-07-20
$806
Fundraiser hosting
Staples
2017-08-23
$781
Backpack drive supplies
TPI Luggage
2017-08-03
$692
Backpack drive supplies
Jonathan Pearl
2017-07-10
$500
Campaign management
Jonathan Pearl
2017-08-03
$500
Compliance reporting/management
Jonathan Pearl
2017-08-31
$500
Compliance reporting/management
Ngp Van
2017-08-02
$450
Compliance software
Patricia Ewert
2017-08-25
$439
Supplies reimbursement
Burke's Public House
2017-08-23
$356
Volunteer food
At&t
2017-07-17
$352
Past due phone bills
At&t
2017-08-15
$352
Internet/phone bill
At&t
2017-09-15
$352
Phone/internet bills
Staples
2017-08-11
$328
Backpack drive supplies
Southwest Airlines
2017-09-07
$249
Transportation
RCN Corporation
2017-09-08
$246
Office phone/internet bill
At&t
2017-09-01
$237
Internet/phone bill
Moody's Pub
2017-08-02
$236
Lunch for volunteers
The Home Depot
2017-09-14
$200
Project supplies
At&t
2017-07-18
$195
Phone/internet bills
Giordano's Pizza Rogers Park
2017-07-31
$171
Food for volunteers
Capt'n Nemo's
2017-08-14
$167
Food for volunteers

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