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How did Laura M Murphy spend campaign funds in the first quarter?

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By Local Labs News Service | Apr 7, 2016

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Democratic Laura M Murphy's election campaign committee, Citizens for Laura M Murphy, spent $45,782 in the first quarter, according to committee expenditure records obtained from the Illinois State Board of Elections (ISBE).

Murphy's committee spent the most on consulting in the quarter, with 88.2% of this total ($18,623) going to The Public Response Group in Palos Heights. Table 1 below shows the distribution of how Murphy's committee spent its money in the first quarter.

Table 1: First-quarter spending by purpose
Purpose
Amount
Percent of total spending
Consulting
$21,123
46.1%
Polling
$14,225
31.1%
Research
$3,595
7.9%
Printing
$2,565
5.6%
Fundraiser cost
$1,275
2.8%
Lodging
$816
1.8%
Postage
$771
1.7%
Advertising
$650
1.4%
Donations
$400
0.9%
Volunteer expense
$360
0.8%

Table 2 below shows the top 23 largest single expenditures during the quarter.

Table 2: Largest expenses of the first quarter
Recipient
Date
Amount
Purpose
The Public Response Group
2016-03-04
$14,233
Consulting
Margin of Era Research LLC
2016-01-25
$14,225
Polling
The Public Response Group
2016-02-04
$3,750
Consulting
Gragert Research
2016-02-04
$3,595
Research
Kathleen Sances
2016-01-04
$2,500
Consulting
ChiTown Printing
2016-03-16
$1,515
Printing
Curragh Traditional Irish Pub
2016-03-25
$1,275
Fundraiser cost
Journal & Topics
2016-03-02
$650
Advertising
The Public Response Group
2016-01-05
$640
Consulting
ChiTown Printing
2016-01-04
$630
Printing
Des Plaines Police Association
2016-01-29
$400
Donations
US Postal Service
2016-02-01
$399
Postage
Maier's Bakery
2016-03-16
$360
Volunteer expense
US Postal Service
2016-02-05
$350
Postage
Abraham Lincoln Hotel
2016-03-07
$259
Lodging
ChiTown Printing
2016-02-08
$235
Printing
ChiTown Printing
2016-03-16
$185
Printing
Hilton Garden Inn
2016-02-22
$156
Lodging
Abraham Lincoln Hotel
2016-03-21
$122
Lodging
Hilton Garden Inn
2016-01-19
$99
Lodging
Hilton Garden Inn
2016-02-02
$99
Lodging
Hilton Garden Inn
2016-02-12
$78
Lodging
US Postal Service
2016-02-29
$22
Postage

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