News Room Archive 2006-2009

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Date   Topic of Press Release
December 9, 2009 Press Release December 9 2009 Open public meeting date announcement and agenda.
December 2, 2009 Press Release December 2 2009 Candidates for the Assembly raised $18 million and spent $15.8 million during the recent general election.
December 1, 2009 Press Release December 1 2009 Gubernatorial candidates Governor Jon S. Corzine, Governor-elect Christopher J. Christie, and Independent Candidate Christopher J. Daggett collectively raised $40.8 million and spent $40.1 million in the recent general election contest.
November 23, 2009 Press Release November 23 2009 ELEC has issued a reminder that the 20-day post-election reports for the 2009 General Election (due by 5:00 p.m. on November 23, 2009) will be disclosed.
November 18, 2009 Press Release November 18 2009 Commission Meeting Schedule for Calendar Year 2010.
November 16, 2009 Press Release November 16 2009 For the first time ever, members of the public, media members and candidates now can use the New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission website to search campaign donations received by municipal candidates.
November 12, 2009 Press Release November 12 2009 ELEC will be announcing a major new campaign donation disclosure initiative.
November 12, 2009 Press Release November 12 2009 Open public meeting date announcement and agenda.
November 5, 2009 Press Release November 5 2009 Jeff Brindle, Executive Director of the New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission (ELEC), today announced the appointment of Joseph W. Donohue of Hamilton Township, Mercer County, New Jersey, as Deputy Director of the Commission.
October 28, 2009 Press Release October 28 2009 Candidates for the General Assembly have raised $14.6 million and spent $10.2 million, according to 11-day pre-election reports filed with the New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission for the 2009 General Election.
October 27, 2009 Press Release October 27 2009 According to 11-day pre-election reports filed by gubernatorial candidates for the 2009 General Election, financial activity has decreased from 2005.
October 22, 2009 Press Release October 22 2009 Following the pattern set in the gubernatorial and Assembly contests and among the big six committees, financial activity by the 42 county political party committees has slipped significantly since 2005, the last time there was an election for governor and Assembly.
October 16, 2009 Press Release October 16 2009 As of the third quarter the State parties and Legislative Leadership Committees have raised $8.1 million and spent $5 million, according to Jeff Brindle, Executive Director of the New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission.
October 14, 2009 Press Release October 14 2009 Open public meeting date announcement and agenda.
October 8, 2009 Press Release October 8 2009 Candidates for the General Assembly have raised and spent significantly less money thus far this year than at the same time four years ago, according to Jeff Brindle, Executive Director of the Election Law Enforcement Commission (ELEC).
October 7, 2009 Press Release October 7 2009 Campaign financial activity in the gubernatorial contest has decreased from four years ago, according to Jeff Brindle, Executive Director of the Election Law Enforcement Commission (ELEC).
October 2, 2009 Press Release October 2 2009 ELEC announces the disclosure calendar for reports filed by candidates and committees participating in the 2009 General Election, as well as for reports filed for the third quarter of 2009 by Legislative Leadership Committees, Political Party Committees, Continuing Political Committees, and campaign committees.
September 21, 2009 Press Release September 21 2009 To increase awareness of the New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission (ELEC) and the services it provides, ELEC announces a public service announcement (PSA) has been placed on YouTube.
September 10, 2009 Press Release September 10 2009 Open public meeting date announcement and agenda.
September 2, 2009 Press Release September 2 2009 ELEC announces that dates have been set for the gubernatorial and lieutenant gubernatorial public financing debates.
September 1, 2009 Press Release September 1 2009 Special emergency telephonic meeting date announcement and agenda.
August 27, 2009 Press Release August 27 2009 Special telephonic meeting date announcement and agenda.
July 21, 2009 Press Release July 21 2009 ELEC announces the 2009 gubernatorial and lieutenant gubernatorial debates sponsors.
July 15, 2009 Press Release July 15 2009 Open public meeting date announcement and agenda.
July 14, 2009 Press Release July 14 2009 ELEC announces the disclosure calendar for the second quarterly report of the State Political Party Committees, Legislative Leadership Committees, Political Party Committees, Continuing Political Committees, and campaign committees filed on or before July 15, 2009.
June 22, 2009 Press Release June 22 2009 ELEC announces the disclosure calendar for the 20-day post-election reports filed by 2009 Primary Election candidates and committees.
June 19, 2009 Press Release June 19 2009 Personal Financial Disclosure Statements filed by independent gubernatorial and legislative candidates who are participating in the 2009 general election will be available for public inspection at the New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission.
June 16, 2009 Press Release June 16 2009 ELEC announces the appointment of a new Executive Director of the Commission
June 10, 2009 Press Release June 10 2009 Open public meeting date announcement and agenda.
June 1, 2009 Press Release June 1 2009 ELEC is seeking sponsors for general election debates for gubernatorial candidates.
June 1, 2009 Press Release June 1 2009 ELEC announces the disclosure calendar for reports filed by the candidates and committees participating in the 2009 June Runoff Election.
May 26, 2009 Press Release May 26 2009 ELEC announces the disclosure calendar for the 11-day pre-election reports filed by gubernatorial, legislative, and local 2009 Primary Election candidates and committees.
May 21, 2009 Press Release May 21 2009 Special telephonic meeting date announcement and agenda.
May 13, 2009 Press Release May 13 2009 Open public meeting date announcement and agenda.
May 4, 2009 Press Release May 4 2009 ELEC announces the disclosure calendar for the 29-day pre-election reports filed by 2009 Primary Election candidates and committees.
April 24, 2009 Press Release April 24 2009 Personal Financial Disclosure Statements filed by gubernatorial and legislative candidates who are participating in the 2009 primary election will be available for public inspection at the New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission.
April 15, 2009 Press Release ELEC announces the disclosure calendar for reports filed by candidates and committees participating in the 2009 May Municipal Election.
April 15, 2009 Press Release April 15 2009 Open public meeting date announcement and agenda.
April 13, 2009 Press Release April 13 2009 First Quarterly Report of the State Political Party Committees and the Leadership Committees, filed on or before April 15, 2009, will be available for public inspection at ELEC and on the ELEC website. And the First Quarterly Report of 2009 Political Party Committees, Continuing Political Committees, and Campaign Committees, filed on or before April 15, 2009, will be available on the ELEC website and for public inspection at ELEC.
April 9, 2009 Press Release April 9 2009 Special telephonic meeting date announcement and agenda.
April 7, 2009 Press Release April 7 2009 2009 Gubernatorial Primary Election Debate Sponsors.
April 1, 2009 Press Release April 1 2009 Open public meeting date announcement and agenda.
March 30, 2009 Press Release March 30 2009 Business Entity Annual Statements, due to be filed by March 30, 2009, will be available on the New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission’s (ELEC) website.
March 11, 2009 Press Release March 11 2009 Open public meeting date announcement and agenda.
March 3, 2009 Press Release March 3 2009 Special telephonic meeting date announcement and agenda.
February 23, 2009 Press Release February 23 2009 Data summarizing the Annual Reports of Lobbying Activity for the 2008 calendar year period will be available for public inspection at ELEC on Wednesday, March 11.
February 10, 2009 Press Release February 10 2009 Open public meeting date announcement and agenda.
February 6, 2009 Press Release February 6 2009 Proposed Regulations Use of Campaign Funds for Legal Fees
January 29, 2009 Press Release January 29 2009 Executive Director announces that the NJ Election Law Enforcement Commission is seeking sponsors for primary election debates for gubernatorial candidates.
January 21, 2009 Press Release January 21 2009 White Paper Number 20, Legislative General Elections 2007: An Analysis of Trends in State Senate and Assembly Elections.
January 14, 2009 Press Release Janaury 14 2009 Open public meeting date announcement and agenda.
January 12, 2009 Press Release January 12 2009 Fourth quarterly report of the State Political Party Committees and the Leadership Committees filed on or before January 15, 2009, will be available for public inspection at ELEC. And the Fourth quarterly report of 2008 political party committees, continuing political committees, and campaign committees filed on or before January 15, 2008 will be available on ELEC’s website and for public inspection at ELEC.
December 18, 2008 Press Release December 18 2008 Proposed Regulations Concerning Public Financing: General and Primary Elections for the Office of Governor.
December 10, 2008 Press Release December 10 2008 Open public meeting date announcement and agenda.
November 19, 2008 Press Release November 19 2008 Commission Meeting Schedule for Calendar Year 2009.
November 12, 2008 Press Release November 12 2008 Open public meeting date announcement and agenda.
October 22, 2008 Press Release October 22 2008 New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission’s website has been ranked first in the northeast and tenth nationally.
October 15, 2008 Press Release October 15 2008 Open public meeting date announcement and agenda.
October 9, 2008 Press Release October 9 2008 Third quarterly report of the State Political Party Committees and the Leadership Committees filed on or before October 15, 2008, will be available for public inspection. And the third quarterly report of 2008 political party committees, continuing political committees, and campaign committees filed on or before October 15, 2008 will be available on ELEC’s website and for public inspection at ELEC.
October 2, 2008 Press Release October 2 2008 Disclosure calendar for reports filed by candidates and committees participating in the 2008 General Election announcement.
September 24, 2008 Press Release September 24 2008 Open public meeting date announcement and agenda.
August 13, 2008 Press Release August 13 2008 Proposed amendments concerning inflationary campaign cost adjustments for non-Gubernatorial and Gubernatorial candidates and committees.
August 4, 2008 Press Release August 4 2008 Executive Director retirement announcement.
July 10, 2008 Press Release July 10 2008 Second quarterly report of the State Political Party Committees and the Leadership Committees, filed on or before July 15, 2008, will be available for public inspection. And the second quarterly report of 2008 political party committees, continuing political committees, and campaign committees filed on or before July 15, 2008 will be available on ELEC’s website and for public inspection at ELEC.
July 9, 2008 Press Release July 9 2008 Open public meeting date announcement and agenda.
June 18, 2008 Press Release June 18 2008 New rules and amendments concerning the public financing of primary and general elections for the office of Governor proposed.
June 11, 2008 Press Release June 11 2008 Open public meeting date announcement and agenda.
May 14, 2008 Press Release May 14 2008 Open public meeting date announcement and agenda.
May 1, 2008 Press Release May 1 2008 Disclosure calendar for reports filed by candidates and committees participating in the 2008 Primary Election announcement.
April 11, 2008 Press Release April 11 2008 First quarterly report of 2008 political party committees, continuing political committees, and campaign committees, filed on or before April 15, 2008, will be available for public inspection.
April 11, 2008 Press Release April 11 2008 Disclosure calendar for reports filed by candidates and committees participating in the 2008 May Municipal Election announcement.
April 9, 2008 Press Release April 9 2008 Open public meeting date announcement and agenda.
March 31, 2008 Press Release  March 31 2008 Business Entity Annual Statements.
March 28, 2008 Press Release March 28 2008 2007 Fair and Clean Elections Report issued.
March 12, 2008 Press Release March 12 2008 Open public meeting date announcement and agenda.
February 20, 2008 Press Release February 20 2008 Annual Reports of Lobbying Activity.
February 14, 2008 Press Release February 14 2008 Revised Open public meeting date announcement and agenda.
February 13, 2008 Press Release February 13 2008 Open public meeting date announcement and agenda.
January 18, 2008 Press Release January 18 2008 Telephonic meeting announcement and agenda.
January 11, 2008 Press Release Janaury 11 2008 Report release dates announced for the 4th quarterly reports.
January 9, 2008 Press Release Janaury 9 2008 Open public meeting date announcement and agenda.
December 12, 2007 Press Release December 12 2007 Open public meeting date announcement and agenda.
November 29, 2007 Press Release November 29 2007 At a special meeting requested by the State Senate, the New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission (ELEC) acted today to delay the deadline for officers and directors of not-for-profit organizations to disclose political contributions under the pay-to-play laws.
November 28, 2007 Press Release November 28 2007 Special telephonic meeting to deal with an urgent matter of importance and of concern to the public interest about the application of the pay-to-play laws to nonprofit entities.
November 20, 2007 Press Release November 20 2007 Commission Meeting Schedule for Calendar Year 2008.
November 14, 2007 Press Release November 14 2007 Open public meeting date announcement and agenda.
October 24, 2007 Press Release October 24 2007 Pay-to-Play filing deadline for nonprofit business entities temporarily suspended.
October 17, 2007 Press Release October 17 2007 Open public meeting date announcement and agenda.
October 15, 2007 Press Release October 15 2007 Commission Meeting for October 16 is rescheduled.
October 12, 2007 Press Release October 12 2007 The third quarterly report of the two State Political Party Committees and the four Leadership Committees, filed on or before October 15, 2007, will be available for public inspection at the New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission.
October 9, 2007 Press Release October 9 2007 Disclosure calendar for reports filed by candidates and committees participating in the 2007 General Election.
October 5, 2007 Press Release october 5 2007 The New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission announced today general election debate plans for Senate and General Assembly candidates in the 14th, 24th, and 37th Clean Elections legislative districts.
September 28, 2007 Press Release September 28 2007 On Wednesday, October 10, 2007 at 10:00 a.m., the first Business Entity Annual Statements, due to be filed by September 28, 2007, will be available on the New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission’s (ELEC) website.
September 25, 2007 Press Release September 25 2007 The New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission today temporarily suspended the pay-to-play filing deadline for nonprofit business entities only.
September 20, 2007 Press Release September 20 2007 Open public meeting date announcement and agenda.
September 6, 2007 Press Release September 6 2007 Telephonic meeting announcement and agenda.
August 9, 2007 Press Release August 9 2007 Open public meeting date cancellation.
July 12, 2007 Press Release July 12 2007 The second quarterly report of the two State Political Party Committees and the four Leadership Committees, filed on or before July 16, 2007, will be available for public inspection at the New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission.
July 11, 2007 Press Release July 11 2007 Open public meeting date announcement and agenda.
June 15, 2007 Press Release June 15 2007 Personal Financial Disclosure Statements filed by independent legislative candidates who are participating in the 2007 general election will be available for public inspection at the New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission.
June 14, 2007 Press Release June 14 2007 Open public meeting date announcement and agenda.
June 1, 2007 Press Release June 1 2007 Disclosure calendar for reports filed by the candidates and committees participating in the 2007 June Runoff Election.
May 9, 2007 Press Release May 9 2007 Open public meeting date announcement and agenda.
May 4, 2007 Press Release May 4 2007 Disclosure calendar for reports filed by the candidates and committees participating in the 2007 Primary Election.
April 19, 2007 Press Release April 19 2007 Personal Financial Disclosure Statements filed by legislative candidates who are participating in the 2007 primary election will be available for public inspection.
April 16, 2007 Press Release April 16 2007 Open public meeting date announcement and agenda for meeting of April 20‚ 2007. (The Commission meeting scheduled for April 24‚ 2007 has been cancelled.)
April 13, 2007 Press Release April 13 2007 The first quarterly report of the two State Political Party Committees and the four Leadership Committees‚ filed on or before April 16‚ 2007‚ will be available for public inspection.
April 9, 2007 Press Release April 9 2007 Disclosure calendar for reports filed by the candidates and committees participating in the 2007 May Municipal Election.
March 28, 2007 Press Release March 28 2007 Special telephonic meeting to deal with an urgent matter of importance and of concern to the public interest about the 2007 Clean Elections Pilot Project.
March 14, 2007 Press Release March 14 2007 Open public meeting date announcement and agenda for meeting of March 20‚ 2007.
February 28, 2007 Press Release February 28 2007 Open public meeting date announcement and agenda for meeting of March 6‚ 2007.
February 21, 2007 Press Release February 21 2007 Annual Reports of Lobbying Activity.
February 16, 2007 Press Release February 16 2007 Proposed amendments to the rules concerning Lobbyists and Governmental Affairs Agents‚ N.J.A.C. 19:25-20‚ which clarify portions of the Legislative and Governmental Process Activities Act‚ N.J.S.A.52:13C-18 et seq.
February 7, 2007 Press Release February 7 2007 Open public meeting date cancellation.
January 12, 2007 Press Release January 12 2007 The release dates for the fourth quarterly reports.
January 10, 2007 Press Release January 10 2007 Open public meeting date announcement and agenda.
December 13, 2006 Press Release December 13 2007 Open public meeting date announcement and agenda.
November 21, 2006 Press Release November 21 2006 Commission Meeting Schedule for Calendar Year 2007
November 15, 2006 Press Release November 15 2006 Open public meeting date announcement and agenda.
October 25, 2006 Press Release October 25 2006 New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission is proposing new rules to implement recently-enacted legislation requiring “pay-to-play” disclosure of contributions by business entities.
October 12, 2006 Press Release October 12 2006 The third quarterly report of the two State Political Party Committees and the four Leadership Committees‚ filed on or before October 16‚ 2006‚ will be available for public inspection.
October 11, 2006 Press Release October 11 2006 Open public meeting date announcement and agenda.
October 5, 2006 Press Release October 5 2006 Disclosure calendar for reports filed by the candidates and committees participating in the 2006 General Election.
September 20, 2006 Press Release September 20 2006 White Paper No. 19 - The 2005 Assembly Election: New Trends on the Horizon?
September 13, 2006 Press Release September 13 2006 Open public meeting date announcement and agenda.
August 9, 2006 Press Release August 9 2006 Open public meeting date announcement and agenda.
July 17, 2006 Press Release July 17 2006 Disclosure calendar for reports filed by the candidates and committees participating in the 2006 June Runoff Election.
July 13, 2006 Press Release July 13 2006 The second quarterly report of the two State Political Party Committees and the four Leadership Committees‚ filed on or before July 17‚ 2006‚ will be available for public inspection.
July 12, 2006 Press Release July 12 2006 Open public meeting date announcement and agenda.
July 10, 2006 Press Release July 10 2006 As a result of the State shutdown‚ the New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission (ELEC) has announced that 20-day post-election reports filed by candidates and committees participating in the 2006 Primary Election will be disclosed on Tuesday‚ July 11‚ 2006.
June 14, 2006 Press Release June 14 2006 Open public meeting date announcement and agenda.
June 1, 2006 Press Release June 1 2006 2006 June Runoff Election Disclosure Calendar for Reports Filed by participating Candidates and Committees.
June 1, 2006 Press Release June 1 2006 Open public meeting date announcement and agenda.
May 10, 2006 Press Release May 10 2006 Open public meeting date announcement and agenda.
May 5, 2006 Press Release May 5 2006 2006 Primary Election Disclosure Calendar for Reports Filed by participating Candidates and Committees.
April 13, 2006 Press Release April 13 2006 First Quarter CPC Reports
April 12, 2006 Press Release April 12 2006 Open public meeting date announcement and agenda.
April 10, 2006 Press Release April 10 2006 2006 May Municipal Election Disclosure Calendar.
March 15, 2006 Press Release March 15 2006 Open public meeting date announcement and agenda.
March 3, 2006 Press Release March 3 2006 45-day Report of the 2006 Inaugural Event Committee Available for Public Inspection.
February 15, 2006 Press Release February 15 2006 Annual Reports of Lobbying Activity.
February 15, 2006 Press Release February 15 2006 Open public meeting date announcement and agenda.
January 23, 2006 Press Release January 23 2006 Announces Proposing new rules to implement recently-enacted legislation restricting so-called “pay-to-play” contributions.
January 13, 2006 Press Release January 13 2006 On Wednesday, January 18, 2006 at 10:00 a.m., the fourth quarterly reports of the two State Political Party Committees and the four Legislative Leadership Committees, filed on or before January 17, 2006, will be available for public inspection.
January 11, 2006 Press Release January 11 2006 Open public meeting date announcement and agenda.
January 5, 2006 Press Release January 5 2006 White Paper No. 18 - Local Campaign Financing: An Analysis of Trends in Communities Large and Small.