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How did Kurt A Summers Jr spend campaign funds in the third quarter?

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By Local Labs News Service | Oct 7, 2017

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Democratic Kurt A Summers Jr's election campaign committee, Summers for Chicago, spent $53,400 in the third quarter, according to committee expenditure records obtained from the Illinois State Board of Elections (ISBE).

Summers's committee spent the most on consulting - fundraising in the quarter, with all those payments ($21,000) going to Rachel Hoge in Chicago. Table 1 below shows the distribution of how Summers's committee spent its money in the third quarter.

Table 1: Third-quarter spending by purpose
Purpose
Amount
Percent of total spending
Consulting - fundraising
$21,000
39.3%
Fund raising - venue
$14,091
26.4%
Promotional items
$4,757
8.9%
Fund raising entertainment
$2,404
4.5%
Data services
$2,130
4%
Candidate lodging
$2,093
3.9%
Refund - contribution limit reached
$1,300
2.4%
Insurance
$1,178
2.2%
Technical services fee
$926
1.7%
Air fare - candidate
$912
1.7%
Charge made in error - refunded
$655
1.2%
Cell phones
$532
1%
Photography
$350
0.7%
Printing
$334
0.6%
Car rental
$258
0.5%
Contributions
$250
0.5%
Postage
$225
0.4%

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
Cog Hill Golf & Country Club
2017-08-29
$14,091
Fund raising - venue
Rachel Hoge
2017-07-10
$3,500
Consulting - fundraising
Rachel Hoge
2017-07-26
$3,500
Consulting - fundraising
Rachel Hoge
2017-08-10
$3,500
Consulting - fundraising
Rachel Hoge
2017-08-28
$3,500
Consulting - fundraising
Rachel Hoge
2017-09-11
$3,500
Consulting - fundraising
Rachel Hoge
2017-09-25
$3,500
Consulting - fundraising
NGP VAN, Inc.
2017-08-29
$2,130
Data services
Minuteman Press
2017-08-20
$2,105
Promotional items
All American Classics
2017-08-29
$2,054
Fund raising entertainment
Minuteman Press
2017-08-29
$1,952
Promotional items
Brendan Carroll
2017-08-05
$1,300
Refund - contribution limit reached
The St. Regis Washington DC
2017-09-30
$1,033
Candidate lodging
Andre Johnson
2017-09-15
$655
Charge made in error - refunded
SLS Hotel At Beverly Hills
2017-09-30
$586
Candidate lodging
SMT Events
2017-08-22
$500
Promotional items
Sheraton Carlsbad Resort & Spa
2017-09-30
$472
Candidate lodging
United Airlines Inc.
2017-09-30
$457
Air fare - candidate
Rachel Hoge
2017-07-10
$392
Insurance
Rachel Hoge
2017-08-10
$392
Insurance
Rachel Hoge
2017-09-11
$392
Insurance
American Airlines, Inc.
2017-09-30
$367
Air fare - candidate
Free Spirit Media
2017-08-21
$350
Photography
Omar Zamora
2017-08-22
$350
Fund raising entertainment
ActBlue Technical Services
2017-09-05
$308
Technical services fee

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