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Analytical and Topical Press Releases
Date Subject
July 28‚ 2015 Fundraising by county party officials is lagging behind the pace of three previous election years despite state assembly and county elections this fall‚ according to the latest reports filed with the Election Law Enforcement Commission (ELEC).
July 17‚ 2015 With voters set to decide who fills 80 state Assembly seats this fall‚ the “Big Six” fundraising committees have built up a combined cash reserve of $2.2 million‚ according to an analysis by the New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission (ELEC).
June 30‚ 2015 With 80 state Assembly seats up for reelection this fall‚ candidates report having about $6.6 million in cash leftover from the primary election that can be rolled over to the general election campaign‚ the most since at least 2011- ELEC analysis.
June 11 ‚ 2015 Ninety-one percent of the candidates who sought legislative seats in the June 2 primary filed personal financial disclosure reports (PFDs)- ELEC analysis.
June 2‚ 2015 A bill requiring New Jersey employers to provide paid sick leave appeared to be the most heavily lobbied legislative initiative in 2014- ELEC analysis.
May 28‚ 2015 A flurry of independent spending in the 20th legislative district has enlivened this year’s state Assembly primary elections- ELEC analysis.
May 11‚ 2015 Candidates for the state Assembly have raised $11.5 million‚ spent $6.2 million and have set aside $5.2 million for the June 2 primary election‚ according to new reports filed with the New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission (ELEC).
April 30‚ 2015 With both county and state elections looming this year‚ county party fundraising for the first quarter of 2015 is slightly ahead of similar totals from the past three years- ELEC analysis.
April 17‚ 2015 With 80 state Assembly seats in contention this fall‚ the “Big Six” fundraising committees have amassed a combined reserve of $1.6 million- ELEC analysis.
April 7‚ 2015 Contributions by public contractors in 2014 fell 15 percent to $9.1 million in a year when no state officials were running for reelection- ELEC analysis.
March 27‚ 2015 Executive Director Jeffrey M. Brindle announced today ELEC is proposing to raise governmental affairs agent’s annual registration fees to $575.00.
March 5‚ 2015 Total lobbying expenditures in New Jersey fell by $5.1 million in 2014‚ an 8.1 percent decrease compared to the previous year- ELEC analysis.
January 29‚ 2015 County party committees collectively spent $7.6 million during 2014‚ the second lowest total since 2001- ELEC analysis.
January 22‚ 2015 Newark and Jersey City have been the state’s top political battlegrounds among municipalities and counties during the past 40 years- ELEC Analysis.
January 20‚ 2015 With no statewide elections in 2014‚ combined campaign finance activity of the so-called “Big Six” committees dipped to the lowest level in at least 8 years- ELEC analysis.
January 16‚ 2015 A state Appellate Court today reaffirmed that former Newark Mayor and state Senator Sharpe James and treasurer Cheryl Johnson violated campaign finance laws when they took $94‚004 from a campaign account to pay for criminal defense costs.

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Announcement Press Releases
Date Subject
July 15‚ 2015 The New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission will have a meeting at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday‚ July 21‚ 2015‚ at the Commission’s office at 28 West State Street‚ 12th Floor‚ Trenton‚ New Jersey.
July 9‚ 2015 On Friday‚ July 17‚ 2015 at 10:00 a.m.‚ the second quarterly report of the State Political Party Committees and the Leadership Committees‚ filed on or before July 15‚ 2015‚ 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.
July 1‚ 2015 New enforcement actions are now available for review today July 1‚ 2015 on the website of the New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission‚ Executive Director Jeff Brindle announced today.
June 17‚ 2015 New enforcement actions are now available for review today June 17‚ 2015 on the website of the New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission‚ Executive Director Jeff Brindle announced today.
June 12‚ 2015 On Tuesday‚ June 16‚ 2015 at 10:00 a.m.‚ Personal Financial Disclosure Statements filed by independent legislative candidates who are participating in the 2015 General Election will be available for public inspection on ELEC’s website at www.elec.state.nj.us.
June 10 ‚ 2015 The New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission will have a meeting at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday‚ June 16‚ 2015‚ at the Commission’s office at 28 West State Street‚ 12th Floor‚ Trenton‚ New Jersey.
June 4‚ 2015 The First Quarter Lobbying Report Summary and scanned Quarterly Reports are now available for review on the Commission’s website.
June 3‚ 2015 New enforcement actions are now available for review today June 3‚ 2015 on the website of the New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission‚ Executive Director Jeff Brindle announced today.
May 27‚ 2015 The New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission (ELEC) has announced the following disclosure calendar for reports filed by the candidates and committees participating in the 2015 June Runoff Election.
May 19‚ 2015 The New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission will have a meeting at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday‚ May 26‚ 2015‚ at the Commission’s office at 28 West State Street‚ 12th Floor‚ Trenton‚ New Jersey.
May 06‚ 2015 New enforcement actions are now available for review today May 6‚ 2015 on the website of the New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission‚ Executive Director Jeff Brindle announced today.
April 30‚ 2015 The New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission (ELEC) has announced the following disclosure calendar for reports filed by candidates and committees participating in the 2015 Primary Election.
April 15‚ 2015 The New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission will have a meeting at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday‚ April 21‚ 2015‚ at the Commission’s office at 28 West State Street‚ 12th Floor‚ Trenton‚ New Jersey.
April 9‚ 2015 On Friday‚ April 17‚ 2015 at 10:00 a.m.‚ the first quarterly report of the State Political Party Committees and the Leadership Committees‚ filed on or before April 15‚ 2015‚ 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.
April 9‚ 2015 On Monday‚ April 13‚ 2015 at 10:00 a.m.‚ Personal Financial Disclosure Statements filed by legislative candidates who are participating in the 2015 Primary Election will be available for public inspection on ELEC’s website at www.elec.state.nj.us.
April 8 ‚ 2015 Executive Director Jeffrey M. Brindle announced today that the New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission (Commission) is changing the date of the public hearing to be held concerning the proposed annual registration fee for governmental affairs agents‚ increasing the annual registration fee for governmental affairs agents to $575.00‚ see N.J.A.C. 19:25-20.20.
April 6‚ 2015 The New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission (ELEC) has announced the following disclosure calendar for reports filed by candidates and committees participating in the 2015 May Municipal Election.
April 1‚ 2015 New enforcement actions are now available for review today April 1‚ 2015 on the website of the New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission‚ Executive Director Jeff Brindle announced today.
March 30‚ 2015 On Tuesday‚ April 7‚ 2015‚ the Business Entity Annual Statements‚ due to be filed by March 30‚ 2015‚ will be available on the New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission’s (ELEC) website (www.elec.state.nj.us). These reports represent the disclosure of contract and contribution activity by business entities that have received $50‚000 or more in the aggregate through public contracts and agreements in calendar year 2014.
March 11‚ 2015 The New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission will have a meeting at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday‚ March 17‚ 2015‚ at the Commission’s office at 28 West State Street‚ 12th Floor‚ Trenton‚ New Jersey.
March 5‚ 2015 The Fourth Quarter Lobbying Report Summary and scanned Quarterly Reports are now available for review on the Commission’s website.
March 4‚ 2015 In anticipation of the impending inclement weather on Thursday‚ March 5‚ 2015.
March 4‚ 2015 New enforcement actions are now available for review today March 4‚ 2015 on the website of the New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission‚ Executive Director Jeff Brindle announced today.
February 27‚ 2015 The Annual Reports of Lobbying Activity filed with the New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission (ELEC) reflect the financial activities of represented entities‚ governmental affairs agents‚ and persons or groups communicating with the general public (grassroots lobbying).
February 17‚ 2015 The New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission will have a telephonic meeting at 10:00 A.M.‚ Friday‚ February 20‚ 2015‚ at the Commission’s offices at 28 West State Street‚ 12th floor‚ in Trenton.
February 11‚ 2015 The New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission will have a meeting at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday‚ February 17‚ 2015‚ at the Commission’s office at 28 West State Street‚ 12th Floor‚ Trenton‚ New Jersey.
February 5‚ 2015 The New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission will have a telephonic meeting at 9:00 A.M.‚ Thursday‚ February 12‚ 2015‚ at the Commission’s offices at 28 West State Street‚ 12th floor‚ in Trenton.
February 4‚ 2015 New enforcement actions are now available for review today February 4‚ 2015 on the website of the New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission‚ Executive Director Jeff Brindle announced today.
January 22‚ 2015 The New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission will have a telephonic meeting at 2:00 p.m.‚ Friday‚ January 23‚ 2015‚ at the Commission’s office at 28 West State Street‚ 12th Floor‚ Trenton‚ New Jersey.
January 21‚ 2015 New enforcement actions are now available for review today January 21‚ 2015 on the website of the New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission‚ Executive Director Jeff Brindle announced today.
January 14‚ 2015 The New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission will have a meeting at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday‚ January 20‚ 2015‚ at the Commission’s office at 28 West State Street‚ 12th Floor‚ Trenton‚ New Jersey.
January 9‚ 2015 On Tuesday‚ January 20‚ 2015 at 10:00 a.m.‚ the fourth quarterly report of the State Political Party Committees and the Leadership Committees filed on or before January 15‚ 2015 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.
January 7‚ 2015 New enforcement actions are now available for review today January 7‚ 2015 on the website of the New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission‚ Executive Director Jeff Brindle announced today.

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