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How did Cyntha Soto spend campaign funds in the first quarter?

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By Local Labs News Service | Apr 7, 2018

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Democratic Cyntha Soto's election campaign committee, Citizens for Cynthia Soto, spent $6,857 in the first quarter, according to committee expenditure records obtained from the Illinois State Board of Elections (ISBE).

Soto's committee spent the most on rent - campaign office in the quarter, with all those payments ($3,000) going to Grace Stramaglio in Chicago. Table 1 below shows the distribution of how Soto's committee spent its money in the first quarter.

Table 1: First-quarter spending by purpose
Purpose
Amount
Percent of total spending
Rent - campaign office
$3,000
43.8%
Telephone - campaign office
$1,176
17.2%
Accounting fees
$1,050
15.3%
Reimbursement of expenses re: special session in springfield
$500
7.3%
Gas - campaign office
$370
5.4%
Auto insurance
$349
5.1%
Internet access
$226
3.3%
Electricity - campaign office
$183
2.7%

Table 2 below shows the top 20 largest single expenditures during the quarter.

Table 2: Largest expenses of the first quarter
Recipient
Date
Amount
Purpose
Stanley J. Wallach
2018-01-01
$1,050
Accounting fees
Grace Stramaglio
2018-01-01
$1,000
Rent - campaign office
Grace Stramaglio
2018-02-01
$1,000
Rent - campaign office
Grace Stramaglio
2018-03-01
$1,000
Rent - campaign office
Cynthia Soto
2018-03-15
$500
Reimbursement of expenses re: special session in springfield
A T & T
2018-01-30
$400
Telephone - campaign office
A T & T
2018-03-02
$390
Telephone - campaign office
A T & T
2018-01-01
$385
Telephone - campaign office
Peoples Gas
2018-02-16
$135
Gas - campaign office
Peoples Gas
2018-01-19
$133
Gas - campaign office
Geico
2018-01-24
$116
Auto insurance
Geico
2018-02-20
$116
Auto insurance
Geico
2018-03-23
$116
Auto insurance
Peoples Gas
2018-03-16
$101
Gas - campaign office
A T & T
2018-02-12
$75
Internet access
A T & T
2018-03-13
$75
Internet access
A T & T
2018-01-11
$75
Internet access
ComEd
2018-02-08
$64
Electricity - campaign office
ComEd
2018-03-08
$59
Electricity - campaign office
ComEd
2018-01-08
$58
Electricity - campaign office

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