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How did Bushra Amiwala spend campaign funds in the first quarter?

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By Local Labs News Service | Apr 7, 2018

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Democratic Bushra Amiwala's election campaign committee, Amiwala for Cook County Board, spent $12,875 in the first quarter, according to committee expenditure records obtained from the Illinois State Board of Elections (ISBE).

Amiwala's committee spent the most on printing in the quarter, with 52.6% of this total ($2,675) going to Sign America in Chicago. Table 1 below shows the distribution of how Amiwala's committee spent its money in the first quarter.

Table 1: First-quarter spending by purpose
Purpose
Amount
Percent of total spending
Printing
$5,089
39.5%
Fund raising (food)
$2,709
21%
Hall rental for raising funds
$1,300
10.1%
Television advertising
$800
6.2%
Promotional items
$797
6.2%
Food
$676
5.3%
T-shirts
$650
5.1%
Brochures
$301
2.3%
Design
$300
2.3%
Buttons
$249
1.9%

Table 2 below shows the top 16 largest single expenditures during the quarter.

Table 2: Largest expenses of the first quarter
Recipient
Date
Amount
Purpose
Sign America
2018-03-01
$2,675
Printing
I Dream of Falafel
2018-01-31
$2,130
Fund raising (food)
Union Signs and Printing
2018-01-25
$1,400
Printing
Holiday Inn
2018-01-31
$1,300
Hall rental for raising funds
Facebook Inc.
2018-03-15
$800
Television advertising
Skokie Printing
2018-01-20
$650
T-shirts
Shukr Cafe
2018-03-20
$579
Fund raising (food)
Office Max
2018-01-16
$509
Printing
FedEx
2018-01-31
$505
Printing
Jewel Osco
2018-01-29
$496
Food
4Imprint
2018-01-29
$467
Promotional items
Chi Town Printing
2018-01-31
$330
Promotional items
Dollar Treee
2018-01-29
$301
Brochures
Fringe 22 Studio LLC.
2018-01-18
$300
Design
Pure Buttons
2018-01-20
$249
Buttons
Sam's Club
2018-01-29
$180
Food

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