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How did Brandon Phelps spend campaign funds in the second quarter?

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By Local Labs News Service | Jul 7, 2016

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Democratic Brandon Phelps's election campaign committee, Brandon Phelps for State Representative, spent $71,250 in the second quarter, according to committee expenditure records obtained from the Illinois State Board of Elections (ISBE).

Phelps's committee spent the most on donations in the quarter, with 20.9% of this total ($2,575) going to SIH Foundation in Carbondale. Table 1 below shows the distribution of how Phelps's committee spent its money in the second quarter.

Table 1: Second-quarter spending by purpose
Purpose
Amount
Percent of total spending
Donations
$12,295
17.3%
Golf outings
$8,290
11.6%
Fundraiser event
$6,400
9%
Sponsorships
$4,150
5.8%
Rent
$2,400
3.4%
Car lease payment
$2,386
3.4%
Reception
$2,297
3.2%
Phone services
$2,007
2.8%
Postage
$1,878
2.6%
Transportation for golf outing
$1,600
2.3%
Ill. sportsmen's caucus event sponsor and donation
$1,350
1.9%
Donation/sponsor
$1,250
1.8%
Fundraisers
$1,181
1.7%
Fundraising event
$1,088
1.5%
Rent and utilities
$1,000
1.4%
Sponsor ads
$1,000
1.4%
Fundraising event and dinner
$760
1.1%
Team sponsor
$750
1.1%
Reservations
$667
0.9%
Electronic filing
$610
0.9%
Letterhead and envelopes
$607
0.9%
Hole sponsor
$600
0.8%
Robo calls
$595
0.8%
4/1/-4/15 payroll
$580
0.8%
Boys basketball team sponsor
$500
0.7%
Wrestling event
$500
0.7%
Campaign services
$500
0.7%
Fundraising
$495
0.7%
4/16-4/30 payroll
$490
0.7%
Advertising
$490
0.7%
Banners
$469
0.7%
Food
$451
0.6%
3/1/-3/15 pay period
$445
0.6%
Invoice membership
$444
0.6%
Campaign supplies
$442
0.6%
Ink cartridges
$427
0.6%
Tickets for school fundraiser
$412
0.6%
Travel
$401
0.6%
7th grade
$400
0.6%
Mileage expenses
$378
0.5%
Mailer
$377
0.5%
Voter database
$372
0.5%
Parade candy
$359
0.5%
Election day service
$350
0.5%
Donation student government
$350
0.5%
5/1/-5/15 payroll
$330
0.5%
Springfield office
$325
0.5%
Gasoline
$319
0.5%
Flags
$301
0.4%
School visit
$300
0.4%
School paper donation
$300
0.4%
Lodging
$279
0.4%
Internet access
$275
0.4%
Golf flyers
$257
0.4%
3/15-3/31/ payroll
$250
0.4%
Sponsor
$250
0.4%
5///16-5/30 payroll
$230
0.3%
3/16/-3/31 payroll
$205
0.3%
Professional assistants day
$200
0.3%
6/1/-6/30 payroll
$200
0.3%
Service at golf outing
$200
0.3%
Donation for health fair
$200
0.3%
Administrative professionals day
$200
0.3%
Summer food program
$200
0.3%
Tip for golf outing
$200
0.3%
5-16-5/30 payroll
$180
0.3%
Ads
$180
0.3%
Supplies
$178
0.3%
District office utilities
$177
0.3%
Track sponsor
$155
0.2%
Utilities
$126
0.2%
Utiltiies
$119
0.2%
Birthday gift
$100
0.1%
Birthday
$100
0.1%
Ingternet service
$69
0.1%
Donation for track
$39
< 0.1%

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

Table 2: Largest expenses of the second quarter
Recipient
Date
Amount
Purpose
Rend Lake College Golf Outlet
2016-06-21
$5,065
Golf outings
Dan & Kelli Ahern
2016-04-27
$3,300
Fundraiser event
Great Boars of Fire
2016-06-23
$3,225
Golf outings
Victoria National
2016-05-06
$3,100
Fundraiser event
Balens Bar & Grill
2016-04-13
$2,297
Reception
VP Bus Company
2016-06-22
$1,600
Transportation for golf outing
SIH Foundation
2016-04-27
$1,575
Donations
Ford Credit
2016-04-22
$1,557
Car lease payment
Eldorado High School Foundation
2016-04-25
$1,500
Donations
Congressional Sportsman Foundation
2016-05-06
$1,350
Ill. sportsmen's caucus event sponsor and donation
Friends of NRA
2016-06-02
$1,250
Donation/sponsor
St. Kateri Building Fund
2016-04-04
$1,250
Sponsorships
Scottrade Center
2016-04-04
$1,181
Fundraisers
Bdgh
2016-04-21
$1,000
Rent and utilities
CASA of Saline County, Inc.
2016-05-17
$1,000
Donations
Harrisburg Medical Center Foundation
2016-04-09
$1,000
Donations
Reppert Publications
2016-06-06
$1,000
Sponsor ads
Saline County Chamber
2016-04-26
$1,000
Sponsorships
SIH Foundation
2016-04-15
$1,000
Donations
St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital
2016-04-13
$1,000
Donations
Congressional Sportsman Foundation
2016-04-22
$850
Donations
Ford Credit
2016-06-02
$828
Car lease payment
DPS Properties
2016-04-01
$800
Rent
DPS Properties
2016-05-02
$800
Rent
DPS Properties
2016-06-01
$800
Rent

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