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How did Robert E Howard spend campaign funds in the first quarter?

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By Local Labs News Service | Apr 7, 2017

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Democratic Robert E Howard's election campaign committee, Citizens to Elect Robert E Howard, spent $10,598 in the first quarter, according to committee expenditure records obtained from the Illinois State Board of Elections (ISBE).

Howard's committee spent the most on consulting in the quarter, with 93.2% of this total ($4,120) going to Xavier & Hope Strategies in Lansing. Table 1 below shows the distribution of how Howard's committee spent its money in the first quarter.

Table 1: First-quarter spending by purpose
Purpose
Amount
Percent of total spending
Consulting
$4,420
41.7%
Signs
$2,163
20.4%
Brochures
$1,591
15%
Newspaper advertising
$550
5.2%
Fund raising (food)
$400
3.8%
Hall rental for raising funds
$400
3.8%
Fund raising entertainment
$300
2.8%
Materials for signs
$241
2.3%
Plastic bags
$159
1.5%
Supplies
$152
1.4%
Meals for volunteers
$141
1.3%
Meals
$62
0.6%
Food
$16
0.2%

Table 2 below shows the top 19 largest single expenditures during the quarter.

Table 2: Largest expenses of the first quarter
Recipient
Date
Amount
Purpose
Xavier & Hope Strategies
2017-01-23
$1,900
Consulting
Stars & Stripes, Inc.
2017-03-24
$1,529
Brochures
Xavier & Hope Strategies
2017-02-24
$1,320
Consulting
Stars & Stripes, Inc.
2017-02-24
$1,300
Signs
Xavier & Hope Strategies
2017-03-28
$900
Consulting
Stars & Stripes, Inc.
2017-02-28
$863
Signs
Southland Voice
2017-03-16
$550
Newspaper advertising
Sit-N-Bull
2017-03-23
$400
Fund raising (food)
Sit-N-Bull
2017-03-17
$400
Hall rental for raising funds
Lori Buckman
2017-03-20
$300
Fund raising entertainment
Jeff Sanfilippo
2017-03-20
$300
Consulting
RP Lumber
2017-01-17
$241
Materials for signs
Uline
2017-03-16
$159
Plastic bags
Acme Auto
2017-02-16
$152
Supplies
Sit-N-Bull
2017-03-10
$117
Meals for volunteers
Sit-N-Bull
2017-03-13
$62
Meals
Stars & Stripes, Inc.
2017-03-24
$61
Brochures
Sit-N-Bull
2017-03-01
$24
Meals for volunteers
Uline
2017-03-17
$16
Food

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