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How did Laura Fine spend campaign funds in the first quarter?

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By Local Labs News Service | Apr 7, 2018

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Democratic Laura Fine's election campaign committee, Friends of Laura Fine, spent $44,034 in the first quarter, according to committee expenditure records obtained from the Illinois State Board of Elections (ISBE).

Fine's committee spent the most on payroll in the quarter, with 64.6% of this total ($16,500) going to Christina Granfield in Chicago. Table 1 below shows the distribution of how Fine's committee spent its money in the first quarter.

Table 1: First-quarter spending by purpose
Purpose
Amount
Percent of total spending
Payroll
$25,552
58%
Consulting
$13,192
30%
Software
$1,280
2.9%
Donations
$1,174
2.7%
Subscriptions
$500
1.1%
Accounting fees
$445
1%
Transportation
$355
0.8%
Bookkeeping
$337
0.8%
Holiday party
$258
0.6%
Advertising
$250
0.6%
Dues and meals
$218
0.5%
Dues and lunch
$200
0.5%
Food for interns
$170
0.4%
Bonus
$100
0.2%

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

Table 2: Largest expenses of the first quarter
Recipient
Date
Amount
Purpose
KJD Strategies
2018-02-26
$7,500
Consulting
KJD Strategies
2018-03-14
$5,692
Consulting
Christina Granfield
2018-01-11
$2,750
Payroll
Christina Granfield
2018-01-29
$2,750
Payroll
Christina Granfield
2018-02-14
$2,750
Payroll
Christina Granfield
2018-02-28
$2,750
Payroll
Christina Granfield
2018-03-15
$2,750
Payroll
Christina Granfield
2018-03-29
$2,750
Payroll
Connor Gallivan
2018-01-11
$1,500
Payroll
Connor Gallivan
2018-01-29
$1,500
Payroll
Connor Gallivan
2018-02-14
$1,500
Payroll
Connor Gallivan
2018-02-28
$1,500
Payroll
Connor Gallivan
2018-03-15
$1,500
Payroll
Connor Gallivan
2018-03-29
$1,500
Payroll
Ahead of Our Time Publishing, Inc.
2018-01-08
$500
Subscriptions
Friman, Gorlick & Co
2018-03-20
$445
Accounting fees
Bending Towards Justice Kennedy Forum
2018-01-11
$369
Donations
SMN, Inc.
2018-02-21
$337
Bookkeeping
NGP VAN, Inc.
2018-02-02
$320
Software
NGP VAN, Inc.
2018-03-02
$320
Software
Lawrence Suffredin
2018-01-10
$258
Holiday party
NGP VAN, Inc.
2018-01-11
$250
Software
NGP VAN, Inc.
2018-02-26
$250
Software
UIF/Edgar Fellows Program
2018-01-05
$250
Donations
Wildfire Contact, LLC
2018-02-06
$250
Advertising

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