ELEC

  • What is ELEC?

    Established in 1973‚ ELEC monitors the campaign financing of all elections in the State. Whether the election is for Governor or Mayor‚ member of the Legislature or a City Council‚ candidates and campaign organizations are required to file with the Commission contribution and expenditure reports.

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  • Hours of Operation

    Commission:
    9:00 am-5:00 pm‚ Monday - Friday

    Public Room:
    9:15 am-4:45 pm‚ Monday - Friday

    Email

    To report web site problems and web site feedback via email to webmaster.

  • Address

    As of December 4, 2017, the New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission will be located at 25 South Stockton Street, 5th Floor, Trenton, NJ 08608.

    By U.S. Mail

    New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission‚ P.O. Box 185‚ Trenton‚ New Jersey 08625-0185.

    By Commercial Delivery Service

    New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission‚ 25 South Stockton Street, 5th Floor, Trenton, NJ 08608.

  • By Phone

    General information and Help Desk at: (609) 292-8700

    Toll Free within New Jersey: 1(888) 313-ELEC (3532)

    By Fax

    48-hour notices only: (609) 292-7662‚ (609) 292-7664‚ (609) 292-4301 or (609) 292-4416. Other reports will not be accepted by fax.

    Legal Section: (609) 777-1457

    Administration Section: (609) 777-1448

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ELEC Connect

Press Advisory: Public Matching Funds

The New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission (ELEC) has approved $143,749 in public matching funds for the 2017 gubernatorial primary campaigns of two candidates.
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Press Advisory: Public Matching Funds

The New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission (ELEC) has approved $163,398 in public matching funds for the 2017 gubernatorial primary campaigns of four candidates.

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2016 Annual Report

The essence of Democracy is an informed electorate. It is the fulfillment of this goal that the New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission (ELEC) embraces as its valued mission.

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Press Advisory: Enforcement Actions

Updates to enforcement actions are now available for review today April 19, 2017 on the website of the New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission, Executive Director Jeff Brindle announced today.

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Press Advisory: Big Six

The “Big Six” fundraising committees enjoyed their best first quarter fund-raising since 2013 and also have socked away the largest reserves since then, according to an analysis by the New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission (ELEC).

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Press Advisory: Debate Sponsors

Final details are now available for four gubernatorial primary debates.

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Press Advisory: Public Matching Funds

The New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission (ELEC) has approved $796,206 in public matching funds for the 2017 gubernatorial primary campaigns of three candidates.

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Press Advisory: Public Matching Funds

The New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission (ELEC) has approved $1.1 million in public matching funds for the 2017 gubernatorial primary campaigns of three candidates.

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Press Advisory: Commission Meeting

The New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission will have a meeting at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, April 18,2017, at the Commission's office at 28 West State Street, 12th Floor, Trenton, New Jersey. The Agenda* is as follows.

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Press Advisory: First Quarterly Reports Available for Inspection

On Wednesday, April 19, 2017 at 10:00 a.m., the first quarterly report of the State Political Party Committees, the Leadership Committees and any 2017 gubernatorial candidate committees filing quarterly reports, filed on or before April 17, 2017, will be available for public inspection on the New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission’s (ELEC) website (www.elec.state.nj.us) and at 28 West State Street, 13th floor, in Trenton, NJ.

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Press Advisory: Personal Financial Disclosure Statements Available for Inspection

On Monday, April 17, 2017 at 10:00 a.m., Personal Financial Disclosure Statements filed by gubernatorial and legislative candidates who are participating in the 2017 Primary Election will be available for public inspection on ELEC’s website at www.elec.state.nj.us.

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Press Advisory: First Quaterly Reports by Governmental Affairs Agents

On Monday, April 17, 2017 at 10:00 a.m., the first quarterly report (Form Q-4) filed by Governmental Affairs Agents, filed on or before April 10, 2017, will be available for public inspection on the New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission’s (ELEC) website (www.elec.state.nj.us) and at 28 West State Street, 13th floor, in Trenton, NJ.

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Press Advisory: Pay to Play

For the third consecutive year, political contributions made by public contractors declined in 2016 to $8.1 million, the second lowest total since pay-to-play contribution restrictions began, according to an Election Law Enforcement Commission (ELEC) analysis of annual disclosure reports filed recently.
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Press Advisory: May Municipal Election Reports Disclosure Calendar

The New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission (ELEC) has announced the following disclosure calendar for reports filed by candidates and committees participating in the 2017 May Municipal Election..

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Beginning of the End for Contribution Limits? by Jeff Brindle

An obscure federal campaign finance case argued with little fanfare last month has the potential to upend the structure of campaign finance law at both the federal and state levels.
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ELEC-Tronic Newsletter, Issue 94 • April 2017

The goal of the newsletter is to acquaint the State’s residents with important information in the areas of campaign finance‚ gubernatorial public financing‚ lobbying‚ and pay-to-play.
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