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How did Christian Mitchell spend campaign funds in the fourth quarter?

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By Local Labs News Service | Jan 7, 2018

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Democratic Christian Mitchell's election campaign committee, Friends of Christian Mitchell, spent $27,992 in the fourth quarter, according to committee expenditure records obtained from the Illinois State Board of Elections (ISBE).

Mitchell's committee spent the most on field work in the quarter, with 16% of this total ($1,065) going to Drew Duzinskos in Joliet. Table 1 below shows the distribution of how Mitchell's committee spent its money in the fourth quarter.

Table 1: Fourth-quarter spending by purpose
Purpose
Amount
Percent of total spending
Field work
$6,649
23.8%
Campaign work
$4,500
16.1%
Fund raising (food)
$4,125
14.7%
Consulting - financial
$3,000
10.7%
Donations
$1,670
6%
Campaign staff
$1,500
5.4%
Communication - email
$1,389
5%
Consulting
$1,200
4.3%
Printing
$820
2.9%
Meals
$700
2.5%
Legal fees
$560
2%
Bank charges
$536
1.9%
Office supplies
$320
1.1%
Hall rental for raising funds
$300
1.1%
Donation - partial refund
$250
0.9%
Ad books
$250
0.9%
Consulting - notary services
$222
0.8%

Table 2 below shows the top 25 largest single expenditures during the quarter.

Table 2: Largest expenses of the fourth quarter
Recipient
Date
Amount
Purpose
Tavern at the Park
2017-11-14
$4,125
Fund raising (food)
Alaina Hampton
2017-10-06
$2,000
Campaign work
Alaina Hampton
2017-11-07
$2,000
Campaign work
Jeanine Robinson
2017-12-01
$1,200
Consulting
Alaina Hampton
2017-12-22
$1,000
Campaign staff
Charis Tripplet
2017-12-01
$1,000
Consulting - financial
Charis Tripplet
2017-12-31
$1,000
Consulting - financial
Charis Tripplet
2017-10-31
$1,000
Consulting - financial
NGP VAN, Inc.
2017-12-06
$750
Communication - email
Tavern at the Park
2017-11-13
$700
Meals
Adducci, Dorf, Lehner, Mitchell, & Blankenship, P.C.
2017-12-22
$560
Legal fees
Ryan Hurley
2017-10-14
$500
Field work
Ryan Hurley
2017-11-07
$500
Campaign work
Ryan Hurley
2017-12-04
$500
Campaign staff
Walmart
2017-12-21
$500
Donations
Drew Duzinskos
2017-12-01
$435
Field work
UniverSoul Circus
2017-10-06
$390
Donations
Tavern at the Park
2017-10-04
$300
Hall rental for raising funds
ActBlue Technical Services
2017-11-27
$284
Bank charges
Chi-Town Printing, Inc.
2017-10-30
$280
Printing
UniverSoul Circus
2017-10-06
$280
Donations
Peggy Shapiro Graphic Design
2017-10-11
$275
Printing
Bronzeville CAC
2017-11-06
$250
Donations
Men 4 Choice
2017-12-02
$250
Donations
Allan B. Muchin
2017-11-02
$250
Donation - partial refund

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