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Christian Mitchell

Office Sought: House of Representatives District 026
Office Held: House of Representatives District 026

See all campaign funding for Christian Mitchell on file with the State Board of Elections.

Contributor Information
Political Fund Activity
Beginning Balance: $       14,508.36
Total Receipts: $      249,900.71
In-Kind Contributions: $        8,266.58
Total Expenditures: $      127,446.21
Ending Balance: $      136,962.86
Total Investment: $            0.00
    Contribution Analysis

Uncoordinated Spending

Total Uncoordinated spending:  $      287,805.00

Please note that uncoordinated spending is money spent by entities other than the candidates. By law, this spending should not be actively coordinated with candidates.
Committee Name Name Date Amount Candidate Purpose
Chicagoans United for Economic Security PAC Grindstone Research LLP 2/07/2014 $1,800.00 Opposing Christian Mitchell Research report
Chicagoans United for Economic Security PAC MACK-Sumner Communications, LLC 2/19/2014 $25,000.00 Supporting Jay Travis Production and mailing of printed material
Chicagoans United for Economic Security PAC Action Now 2/21/2014 $12,000.00 Supporting Jay Travis Door to door canvasing
Chicagoans United for Economic Security PAC 76 Words 2/25/2014 $6,000.00 Opposing Christian Mitchell Production costs for TV ads
Chicagoans United for Economic Security PAC Midway Broadcasting Corporation 2/25/2014 $4,900.00 Supporting Jay Travis Radio commercials
Chicagoans United for Economic Security PAC WVON 2/25/2014 $1,598.00 Supporting Jay Travis Radio ads and production costs
Chicagoans United for Economic Security PAC Mundy Katowitz Media, Inc. 2/26/2014 $82,889.00 Opposing Christian Mitchell Television ads
Chicagoans United for Economic Security PAC MACK-Sumner Communications, LLC 2/28/2014 $27,090.00 Opposing Christian Mitchell Mailers
Chicagoans United for Economic Security PAC Gavan Group 2/28/2014 $1,598.00 Supporting Jay Travis Radio ads
Chicagoans United for Economic Security PAC MACK-Sumner Communications, LLC 2/28/2014 $12,410.00 Supporting Jay Travis Mailers
Chicagoans United for Economic Security PAC MACK-Sumner Communications, LLC 3/03/2014 $4,645.00 Supporting Jay Travis newspaper advertising
Chicagoans United for Economic Security PAC MACK-Sumner Communications, LLC 3/03/2014 $5,445.00 Supporting Jay Travis newspaper advertising
Chicagoans United for Economic Security PAC MACK-Sumner Communications, LLC 3/03/2014 $4,645.00 Supporting Jay Travis newspaper advertising
Chicagoans United for Economic Security PAC Lake Research Partners 3/05/2014 $10,000.00 Supporting Jay Travis Survey of likely voters
Chicagoans United for Economic Security PAC Salsedo Press 3/05/2014 $1,410.00 Supporting Jay Travis Posters
Local 943 PAC Jhatayn Travis 3/11/2014 $250.00 Supporting Jhatayn Travis Donation
Chicagoans United for Economic Security PAC MACK-Sumner Communications, LLC 3/11/2014 $38,651.00 Opposing Christian Mitchell Three mailers
The JOBS PAC Xpress Professional Services, Inc. 3/13/2014 $5,000.00 Supporting Christian Mitchell Mailing
The JOBS PAC Xpress Professional Services, Inc. 3/13/2014 $5,000.00 Supporting Christian Mitchell Mailing
Chicagoans United for Economic Security PAC ClearChannel 3/13/2014 $7,415.00 Opposing Christian Mitchell Radio air time
Chicagoans United for Economic Security PAC ClearChannel 3/13/2014 $7,415.00 Supporting Jay Travis Radio air time
Chicagoans United for Economic Security PAC Gavan Group 3/17/2014 $650.00 Supporting Jay Travis Radio ads
Chicagoans United for Economic Security PAC MACK-Sumner Communications, LLC 3/17/2014 $11,918.00 Supporting Jay Travis Mailers
Chicagoans United for Economic Security PAC Grindstone Research LLP 4/03/2014 $1,500.00 Opposing Christian Mitchell Research
Chicagoans United for Economic Security PAC Infinite Voice Broadcast LLC 4/03/2014 $8,576.00 Supporting Jay Travis Robo calls

Top 15 Contributors
Stand for Children $ 75,545.56(Misc/Unknown)
Democratic Majority (IL House Caucus Committee) $ 52,393.05(Party)
Henry Crown & Company $ 42,800.00(Bus/Prof)
Democrats for Education Reform $ 34,500.00(Misc/Unknown)
IL Laborers Legislative Cmte $ 28,500.00(Labor)
IL State Council of Operating Engineers/IUOE $ 21,250.00(Labor)
Steans Family $ 20,900.00(Bus/Prof)
Personal PAC $ 18,432.12(Misc/Unknown)
We Mean Business PAC $ 17,500.00(Bus/Prof)
Assoc Beer Distrib of IL ABDI $ 15,500.00(Bus/Prof)
Service Employees Intl Union/SEIU $ 15,372.03(Labor)
Friends of Kwame Raoul $ 15,000.00(Party)
Eychaner $ 14,000.00(Bus/Prof)
Massey & Gail $ 11,000.00(Bus/Prof)
IL Federation for Human Rights $ 11,000.00(Misc/Unknown)

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Expenditure Information
Expenditure Analysis
Election Expenditures:  $       90,429.00
Non-Election Expenditures:  $        4,350.00
Political Contributions:  $        3,200.00
Election Expenditure Detail

Top 15 Expenditures
U.S. Postmaster $        6,596.00(Election Expenditures)
Law Offices Ancel, Glink, Diamond, Bush, DiCianni, & Krafthefer, P.C. $        3,000.00(Election Expenditures)
KJD Strategies $        2,500.00(Election Expenditures)
Friends of Kwame Raoul $        2,500.00(Political Contributions)
The Strategy Group, Inc. $        2,500.00(Election Expenditures)
East Lake Management & Development Corp $        2,000.00(Election Expenditures)
Chicago Football Classic $        1,500.00(Non-election Expenditures)
Harry Caray's Restaurant $        1,246.00(Election Expenditures)
Chi-Town Printing, Inc. $        1,099.00(Election Expenditures)
Fourth Community Service Organization $        1,000.00(Non-election Expenditures)
Illinois Legislative Black Caucus Foundation $        1,000.00(Non-election Expenditures)
Renaissance $          889.00(Election Expenditures)
Charis Tripplet $          750.00(Election Expenditures)
US Airways $          555.00(Election Expenditures)
Lake Pointe Grill $          527.00(Election Expenditures)

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Questionnaire 2014
Q1 - The Illinois Election Code places limits on contributions to candidates from all sources in the Primary Election and from all sources except political parties and legislative leaders in the General Election. Do you support legislation that would establish limits on contributions to candidates from political parties and legislative leaders during the General Election?

Answer: No response

Do you support the creation of a voluntary public financing program for:

Q2a - Statewide executive branch candidates?


Answer: No response

Q2b - Legislative candidates?

Answer: No response

Q2c - Supreme and Appellate Court candidates?

Answer: No response

Q2d - Circuit Court candidates?

Answer: No response

Q3 - Do you support mandatory disclosure of the source of funds used by non-profits to purchase advertisements about candidates in the context of an election?

Answer: No response

Q4 - Anyone registered to lobby with the City of Chicago, Cook County, and the federal government must disclose their client billing information to the public. Do you support requiring lobbyists registered with the state to disclose client billings to the public?

Answer: No response

Q5 - Do you support a minimum one-year moratorium between the time a state legislator, key legislative staff member or high-ranking executive branch official leaves his or her position and becomes a registered lobbyist?

Answer: No response

Q6 - The Secretary of State currently collects Statements of Economic Interest on paper and posts them to the Internet in PDF format. Do you support mandating that the form be filed electronically and posted on-line in a searchable format?

Answer: No response

Do you support the creation of an independent, non-partisan redistricting commission:

Q7a - For legislative districts?


Answer: No response

Q7b - For congressional districts?

Answer: No response

Q8 - Do you support changing House and Senate Rules to require a floor vote on any legislation sponsored by a majority of legislators in that chamber?

Answer: No response

SuperPACs are not subject to contribution limits because they are independent of candidates. Now that SuperPACs are allowed in state and local races, do you favor rules that would:

Q9a - Prohibit SuperPACs from sharing vendors with candidates and parties?


Answer: No response

Q9b - Prohibit SuperPACs from sharing employees with candidates and parties?

Answer: No response

Q9c - Prohibit SuperPACs from sharing office space with candidates and parties?

Answer: No response

Q10 - Election Day Voter Registration allows eligible citizens to register to vote and cast a ballot on Election Day. Do you support enacting Election Day Voter Registration in Illinois?

Answer: No response

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