News Room Archive 1983-1985

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Date   Topic of Press Release
November 20, 1985 Press Release - November 20 1985 Public matching funds to gubernatorial general election Candidate Peter Shapiro was certified in the amount of $6,115.10.
November 7, 1985 Press Release - November 7 1985 Public matching funds to gubernatorial general election Candidate Peter Shapiro was certified in the amount of $76,496.90.
November 1, 1985 Press Release - November 1 1985 List of candidates and joint campaign committees in the general election who have not filed disclosure reports as of October 31, 1985.
October 22, 1985 Press Release - October 22 1985 Public matching funds to gubernatorial general election Candidate Peter Shapiro was certified in the amount of $89,637.30.
October 16, 1985 Press Release - October 16 1985 Public matching funds to gubernatorial general election Candidate Peter Shapiro was certified in the amount of $116.300.
October 9, 1985 Press Release - October 9 1985 Public matching funds to gubernatorial general election Candidate Peter Shapiro was certified in the amount of $204,000.00.
October 4, 1985 Press Release - October 4 1985 Public matching funds to gubernatorial general election Candidate Peter Shapiro was certified in the amount of $28,320.00.
September 13, 1985 Press Release - September 13 1985 Public matching funds to gubernatorial general election Candidate Peter Shapiro was certified in the amount of $375,000.00.
August 8, 1985 Press Release - August 8 1985 List of county political party committees that have not filed their 1985 second quarterly reports.
June 13, 1985 Press Release - June 13 1985 Public matching funds to gubernatorial primary election candidates certified-- Robert Del Tufo $1,849.00 and Kenneth Gibson $444.22.
June 12, 1985 Press Release - June 12 1985 List of 5 candidates in the run-off election who have not field disclosure reports.
June 3, 1985 Press Release - June 3 1985 Public matching funds to gubernatorial primary election candidates-- Robert Del Tufo $26,348.00, Kenneth Gibson $23,345.00, and Stephen Wiley $14,810.07.
May 31, 1985 Press Release - May 31 1985 List of 10 candidates for statewide, 5 candidates for county-wide, and 103 candidates for local municipal office in the primary election who have not filed disclosure reports.
May 29, 1985 Press Release - May 29 1985 Public matching funds to gubernatorial primary election candidates-- Robert Del Tufo $66,295.00, Kenneth Gibson $44,299.23, and Stephen Wiley $49,972.79.
May 21, 1985 Press Release - May 21 1985 Public matching funds to gubernatorial primary election candidates certified in the amount of $259,823.68. Robert Del Tufo, $68,298.00, Kenneth Gibson $42,961.69, Thomas Kean $2,206.40, Peter Shapiro $64,799.60, and Stephen Wiley $81,557.99.
May 16, 1985 Press Release - May 16 1985 Public matching funds to gubernatorial primary election candidates certified in the amount of $630,135.97. Robert Del Tufo $41,850.00, Kenneth Gibson $53,515.22, Thomas Kean $17,600.00, John Russo $212,442.40, Peter Shapiro $201,204.80, and Stephen Wiley $103,523.55.
May 9, 1985 Press Release - May 9 1985 Public matching funds to gubernatorial primary election candidates certified in the amount of $350,706.00. Robert Del Tufo $38,060.00, Kenneth Gibson $42,350.00, John Russo $140,000.00, Peter Shapiro $103,468.00, and Stephen Wiley $26,828.00.
May 6, 1985 Press Release - List of 20 candidates for local municipal office in the municipal election who have not filed required disclosure reports.
April 30, 1985 Press Release - April 30 1985 Public matching funds to gubernatorial primary election candidates certified in the amount of $814,059.34. Robert Del Tufo $24,340.00, Kenneth Gibson $70,773.34, Thomas Kean $623,766.00, John Russo $69,180.00, and Stephen Wiley $26,000.00.
April 25, 1985 Press Release - April 25 1985 List of county political party committees that have not filed their 1985 first quarterly report of receipts and expenditures.
April 24, 1985 Press Release - April 24 1985 Public matching funds to gubernatorial primary election candidates certified in the amount of $98,566.04. Robert Del Tufo $23,446.04, Kenneth Gibson $22,400.00, John Russo $26,700.00, and Stephen Wiley $26,020.00.
April 18, 1985 Press Release - April 18 1985 Public matching funds to gubernatorial primary election candidates certified in the amount of $83,770.00. Kenneth Gibson $69,570.00 and Stephen Wiley $14,200.00.
April 11, 1985 Press Release - April 11 1985 Public matching funds to gubernatorial primary election candidates certified in the amount of $663,110.36. Robert Del Tufo $28,400.38, Kenneth Gibson $165,359.98, John Russo $195,250.00, and Peter Shapiro $274,100.00.
April 9, 1985 Press Release - April 9 1985 Alphabetical contributor listings for gubernatorial candidates participating in the public financing program for the 1985 gubernatorial primary election available for review.
April 3, 1985 Press Release - April 3 1985 Public matching funds to gubernatorial primary election candidates certified in the amount of $144,894.00. Robert Del Tufo $38,370.00, Kenneth Gibson $66,390.00, and Stephen Wiley $40,134.00.
March 29, 1985 Press Release - March 29 1985 List of 94 candidates for the 1984 primary election who were reprimanded or fined for failure to comply with the Reporting Act.
March 18, 1985 Press Release - March 18 1985 Commission's two volume report on the 1983 Legislative election. The report contains information on receipts and expenditures by candidates, candidate-related committees, and the State political party committees participating in the 1983 Legislative election.
February 27, 1985 Press Release - February 27 1985 List of candidates, treasurers, and political committees that were reprimanded or fined for failure to comply with the Reporting Act.
February 26, 1985 Press Release - February 26 1985 Applications for public matching funds for two gubernatorial candidates in the primary election were received from Robert Del Tufo and Stephen Wiley.
February 22, 1985 Press Release - February 22 1985 Appointment of Jeffrey Brindle as ELEC's Deputy Director.
February 14, 1985 Press Release - April 14 1985 The Commission announced the release of its two volume report on the 1983 Legislative election. This report contains information on receipts and expenditures by candidates, candidate-related committees, and the State political party committees participating in the 1983 Legislative election.
January 31, 1985 Press Release - January 31 1985 The Commission released for the 1984 municipal election the names of 5 candidates and for the 1984 primary election the names of 22 candidates who were reprimanded or fined for failure to comply with the Reporting Act.
October 31, 1984 Press Release - October 31 1984 List of names of candidates who have not filed disclosure reports as of October 30, 1984.
September 13, 1984 Press Release - September 13 1984 List of names of candidates, treasurers and political committees that received reprimands or fines for failure to comply with the Reporting Act.
August 8, 1984 Press Release - August 8 1984 List of names of candidates, treasurers and political committees that received reprimands or fines for failure to comply with the Reporting Act.
August 6, 1984 Press Release - August 6 1984 List of 44 candidates, one treasurer and one political committee that were reprimanded or fined for failure to comply with the Reporting Act.
June 26, 1984 Press Release - June 26 1984 Appointment of Frederick Herrmann as ELEC's Executive Director
June 15, 1984 Press Release - June 15 1984 List of names of candidates and treasurers in the 1983 primary election, 1982 general election, 1982 municipal election, and 1981 municipal election who were reprimanded or fines for failure to comply with the Reporting Act.
June 8, 1984 Press Release - June 8 1984 List of 25 candidates, five treasurers in the 1983 primary election that were reprimanded or fined for failure to comply with the Reporting Act.
June 8, 1984 Press Release - June 8 1984 Names of four political committees that were fined for failure to comply with the Reporting Act.
June 7, 1984 Press Release - June 7 1984 Political Action Committee participation in the 1983 legislative election increased by nearly 50 percent over the 1981 election.
May 10, 1984 Press Release - May 10 1984 List of 33 candidates and 15 treasurers in the 1983 municipal election that were reprimanded or fined for failure to comply with the Reporting Act.
May 2, 1984 Press Release - May 2 1984 Scott Weiner, Executive Director resignation.
May 1, 1984 Press Release - May 1 1984 List of candidates in the May 8, 1984 municipal election who have not filed disclosure reports.
April 3, 1984 Press Release - April 3 1984 List of 11 political committees that were fined for failure to comply with the Reporting Act.
April 3, 1984 Press Release - April 3 1984 Deadline for quarterly reports of financial activity by State, county and municipal political party committees extended to May 1984.
March 27, 1984 Press Release - March 27 1984 Public matching funds to gubernatorial primary election candidates Robert Del Tufo and Stephen Wiley was certified in the amount $66,516.00
March 16, 1984 Press Release - March 16 1984 List of candidates and treasurers in the 1983 primary, 1983 municipal, 1982 general, and 1982 municipal election that were reprimanded or fines for failure to comply with the Reporting Act.
February 3, 1984 Press Release - February 3 1984 List of candidates, treasurers and political committees that filed reports in the 1983 primary, 1982 general, and 1982 special elections that were reprimanded or fined for failure to comply with the Reporting Act.
December 16, 1983 Press Release - December 16 1983 List of names of six political committees active in the 1983 primary election that were reprimanded or fined for failure to comply with the Reporting Act.
December 2, 1983 Press Release - December 2 1983 Summary reports reflecting cash balances of surplus campaign funds by legislative candidates and their supporting committees participating in the 1983 general election.
November 30, 1983 Press Release - November 30 1983 Summary of receipts and expenditures through 11/22/83 by the state political party committees and statewide legislative campaign committees.
November 10, 1983 Press Release - November 10 1983 List of names of candidates in the November 8, 1983 general election who had not filed any disclosure reports.
November 4, 1983 Press Release - November 4 1983 Ranking of Political Action Committees based upon the total amount contributed to candidates, state political party committees, and other statewide committees as of October 31, 1983.
November 3, 1983 Press Release - November3 1983 Reports filed by PACs reflect the total of PAC contributions to legislative campaigns has exceeded $1.4 million.
November 2, 1983 Press Release - November 21983 Analysis of receipts and disbursements through 10/31/83 by State Political Party Committees and statewide legislative campaign committees.
October 28, 1983 Press Release - October 28 1983 Summary of receipts and disbursements from selected legislative races.
October 28, 1983 Press Release - October 28 1983 Summary of receipts and disbursements from selected legislative races, district 1, 2, 10, 13, 14, 18, 21, 30, 34, 36, 38, and 39.
October 26, 1983 Press Release - October 26 1983 Analysis of PAC contributions to 1983 general election legislative candidates, state political party committees and other statewide committees as of October 21, 1983.
October 21, 1983 Press Release - October 21 1983 List of 238 names of candidates in the 1983 primary election who were reprimanded or fined for failure to comply with the Reporting Act.
October 17, 1983 Press Release - October 17 1983 Background 1981 statistics
October 17, 1983 Press Release - October 17 1983 Review of reports filed by candidates, committees and PACs reflecting financial activity pertaining to the 1983 general election.
September 23, 1983 Press Release - September 23 1983 Alphabetical listing of political action committees on file with ELEC.
September 2, 1983 Press Release - September 2 1983 Earl Harris, candidate for Mayor in Newark in the 1982 municipal election has been fined $2,000 for failure to provide timely pre-election disclosure information.
August 24, 1983 Press Release - August 24 1983 Names of candidates and treasurers who were reprimanded or fined in August, 1983 for failure to comply with the Reporting Act.
August 19, 1983 Press Release - August 19 1983 West Orange Homeowner's Association fined for failure to comply with the Reporting Act.
August 12, 1983 Press Release - August 12 1983 Jersey City Mayor Gerald McCann and Charles Davis fined $2,000 for their failure to file required campaign disclosure reports.
August 9, 1983 Press Release - August 9 1983 The Committee for Progress and YOU, and the Builders Political Action committee were fined for failure to comply with the Reporting Act.
July 19, 1983 Press Release - July 19 1983 List of seven candidates and four treasurers who received reprimands or fines for failure to comply with the Reporting Act.
July 19, 1983 Press Release - July 19 1982 List of four lobbyists and one legislative agent have been fined for filing late 1982 annual reports.
July 13, 1983 Press Release - July 13 1983 During the 1983 primary, thirty-seven Political Action Committees reported making contributions totaling $163,498 to legislative candidates through June 22, 1983.
June 7, 1983 Press Release - June 7 1983 List of candidates, treasurers and a political committee that received reprimands or fines in March and April, 1983 for failure to comply with the Reporting Act.
May 25, 1983 Press Release - May 25 1983 ELEC has called upon the state Legislature to consider and act upon recent proposals to amend the Campaign Contributions and Expenditures Reporting Act.
May 20, 1983 Press Release - May 20 1983 Names of candidates and treasurers who were fined in April, 1983 for committing non-willful violations of the Reporting Act.
May 6, 1983 Press Release - May 6 1983 John Mesisca was fined $1,000 for filing a campaign finance report which bore a fabricated date stamp of the office of the Bergen County Clerk.
May 4, 1983 Press Release - May 4 1983 List of names of ten candidates in the May 10, 1983 municipal election who have not filed required disclosure reports as of Tuesday, May 3, 1983.
April 19, 1983 Press Release - April 19 1983 ELEC filed complaints against four lobbyists and one legislative agent who filed 1982 annual reports more than three days late.
April 5, 1983 Press Release - April 5 1983 Public Hearing re: pre-candidacy financial activity "testing the waters."
March 16, 1983 Press Release - March 16 1983 List of names of candidates, political committees and treasurers who were reprimanded or fined in January, 1983 for failure to comply with the Reporting Act.
February 23, 1983 Press Release - February 23 1983 Complaint against Save The School Fund, Inc. A political committee active in the defeat of the Riparian Lands Constitutional Amendment.
January 20, 1983 Press Release - January 20 1983 Former Passaic County Freeholder Edward O'Byrne, and Barry Kessler, were jointly fined $1,000 for failing to disclose a total of $1,500 campaign contribution.
January 17, 1983 Press Release January 17 1983 List of names of candidates, political committees, and treasurers who were fined or reprimanded.
January 13, 1983 Press Release - Januar The Commission determined that all outstanding issues with respect to documentation of public funds expenditures during the 1981 gubernatorial primary have been resolved.