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

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  • Address

    The New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission is located at 28 W. State Street‚ 13th Floor‚ Trenton‚ New Jersey.

    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‚ 28 West State Street‚ 13th floor‚ Trenton‚ New Jersey 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: 2017 Primary 20-Day Post-election Reporting

Direct and indirect spending on the 2017 gubernatorial primary election set a new record of $42.2 million based on the most recent reports filed with the New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission (ELEC).
continue Press Advisory 06 28 2017

Could New Jersey Feel Fallout from Bluegrass State Case? by Jeff Brindle

The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Kentucky recently found that contribution limits favoring Democratic and Republican legislative leadership committees are unconstitutional. This ruling has the potential to impact New Jersey’s election and campaign finance laws.
continue Could New Jersey Feel Fallout from Bluegrass State Case? by Jeff Brindle

Press Advisory: Personal Financial Disclosure Statements

On Monday, June 19, 2017 at 10:00 a.m., Personal Financial Disclosure Statements filed by independent legislative candidates who are participating in the 2017 General Election will be available for public inspection on ELEC’s website.
continue Press Advisory 06 15 2017

Press Advisory: Public Matching Funds

The New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission (ELEC) has approved $127,342 in public matching funds for the 2017 gubernatorial primary campaigns of three candidates.
continue Press Advisory 06 15 2017

Press Advisory: Commission Meeting Agenda

The New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission will have a meeting at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, June 20, 2017, at the Commission’s office at 28 West State Street, 12th Floor, Trenton, New Jersey.
continue Press Advisory 06 14 2017

Press Advisory: Personal Financial Disclosure

Eighty-six percent of the candidates who sought legislative seats in the June 6 primary filed personal financial disclosure reports (PFDs), the lowest percentage since 2011, according to an analysis by the New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission (ELEC).
continue Press Advisory 06 09 2017

Press Advisory: Public Matching Funds

The New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission (ELEC) has approved $672,202 in public matching funds for the 2017 gubernatorial primary campaigns of four candidates.
continue Press Advisory 06 07 2017

Press Advisory: Enforcement Actions

Updates to enforcement actions are now available for review today June 7, 2017 on the website of the New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission, Executive Director Jeff Brindle announced today.
continue Press Advisory 06 07 2017

Mystery Spender on NJ Races Again Shows Need for More Disclosure by Jeff Brindle

The active participation of Stronger Foundations Inc. in the Republican primaries in the 24th and 26th legislative districts is a fresh example of why legislation needs to be enacted to require registration and disclosure by independent groups.
continue J. Brindle Article

ELEC-Tronic Newsletter, Issue 96 • June 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.
continue ELEC-Tronic News Issue 96 June 2017

Press Advisory: Public Matching Funds

The New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission (ELEC) has approved $292,916 in public matching funds for the 2017 gubernatorial primary campaigns of four candidates.
continue Press Advisory 06 01 2017

Press Advisory: 2017 Primary 11-Day Pre-election Reporting

Independent groups have begun spending money in a handful of legislative districts even as direct spending by legislative candidates has reached $17.8 million with the June 6 primary less than a week away.
continue Press Advisory 06 01 2017

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