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How did Travis Richardson spend campaign funds in the fourth quarter?

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By Local Labs News Service | Jan 7, 2018

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Democratic Travis Richardson's election campaign committee, Friends of Travis Richardson, spent $15,474 in the fourth quarter, according to committee expenditure records obtained from the Illinois State Board of Elections (ISBE).

Richardson's committee spent the most on consulting in the quarter, with 50.7% of this total ($5,250) going to Rickey Hendon in Chicago. Table 1 below shows the distribution of how Richardson's committee spent its money in the fourth quarter.

Table 1: Fourth-quarter spending by purpose
Purpose
Amount
Percent of total spending
Consulting
$10,350
66.9%
Legal fees
$1,300
8.4%
Petitions
$1,000
6.5%
Fund raising (food)
$802
5.2%
Promotional items
$614
4%
Printing
$608
3.9%
Supplies
$382
2.5%
Software
$254
1.6%
Bank charges
$162
1.1%

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
Rickey Hendon
2017-12-05
$1,500
Consulting
Rickey Hendon
2017-11-10
$1,500
Consulting
Rickey Hendon
2017-10-30
$1,350
Consulting
Rickey Hendon
2017-10-16
$1,000
Petitions
Sean Howard
2017-12-04
$1,000
Consulting
Sean Howard
2017-11-01
$1,000
Consulting
Sean Howard
2017-10-03
$1,000
Consulting
James Nally
2017-11-17
$1,000
Legal fees
Wallace Bradley
2017-10-13
$900
Consulting
Rickey Hendon
2017-12-12
$900
Consulting
Leona's
2017-11-22
$802
Fund raising (food)
Dearborn Market
2017-12-26
$614
Promotional items
Wallace Bradley
2017-11-06
$500
Consulting
Target
2017-10-30
$382
Supplies
Wallace Bradley
2017-12-18
$350
Consulting
Wallace Bradley
2017-12-06
$350
Consulting
James Nally
2017-11-24
$300
Legal fees
M13 Graphics
2017-11-14
$239
Printing
M13 Graphics
2017-11-13
$209
Printing
M13 Graphics
2017-12-06
$159
Printing
Apple Corp - I Tunes
2017-10-05
$127
Software
Apple Corp - I Tunes
2017-11-27
$106
Software
53 Bank
2017-12-05
$37
Bank charges
53 Bank
2017-10-04
$37
Bank charges
53 Bank
2017-12-12
$30
Bank charges

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