News Room Archive 2010-2012

All press releases and press advisories are sent to the State House Press Corps. If you would like a copy of a specific news release, please contact the Commission at (609) 292-8700.

· Current Press Releases  
· News Room Archive 2010-2012 · News Room Archive 1994-1997
· News Room Archive 2006-2009 · News Room Archive 1990-1993
· News Room Archive 2002-2005 · News Room Archive 1986-1989
· News Room Archive 1998-2001 · News Room Archive 1983-1985
 
Date   Topic of Press Release
December 12, 2012 Press Release - December 12, 2012 The New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission will have a meeting at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, December 18, 2012, at the Commission’s office at 28 West State Street, 12th Floor, Trenton, New Jersey.
December 10, 2012 Press Release - December 6, 2012 Spending on 2012 school elections fell to the lowest point since 2001 due to a change in state law that led to far fewer school districts holding public votes on their budgets.
December 6, 2012 Press Release - December 6, 2012 The Third Quarter Lobbying Report Summary and scanned Quarterly Reports are now available for review on the Commission’s website.
December 5, 2012 Press Release - December 5, 2012 New enforcement actions are now available for review today December 5, 2012 on the website of the New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission, Executive Director Jeff Brindle announced today.
November 20, 2012 Press Release - November 20, 2012 The New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission has announced its meeting schedule for 2013. Unless otherwise indicated in the future, meetings will be held at the Commission’s offices at 28 West State Street, 12th Floor, in Trenton. It is anticipated that meetings will begin at 11:00 a.m., unless otherwise indicated.
November 14, 2012 Press Release - November 14, 2012 The New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission will have a meeting at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, November 20, 2012, at the Commission’s office at 28 West State Street, 12th Floor, Trenton, New Jersey.
November 7, 2012 Press Release - November 7, 2012 New enforcement actions are now available for review today November 7, 2012 on the website of the New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission, Executive Director Jeff Brindle announced today.
October 23, 2012 Press Release - October 23, 2012 County party committees continued to tread water as national politics dominates New Jersey elections this year and the parties don’t appear to be focusing yet on next year’s gubernatorial and legislative showdown.
October 19, 2012 Press Release - October 19, 2012 The New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission will have a telephonic meeting at 1:00 p.m. on Thursday, October 25, 2012, at the Commission’s office at 28 West State Street, 12th Floor, Trenton, New Jersey.
October 17, 2012 Press Release - October 17, 2012 The so-called “Big Six” committees of the two major parties have raised slightly more than $4 million so far this year and spent slightly less, according to reports that disclose their campaign finance activities since January 1.
October 11, 2012 Press Release - October 11, 2012 The New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission has announced the following disclosure calendar for quarterly reports for the third quarter of 2012.
October 10, 2012 Press Release - October 10, 2012 The New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission will have a meeting at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, October 16, 2012, at the Commission’s office at 28 West State Street, 12th Floor, Trenton, New Jersey.
October 3, 2012 Press Release - October 3, 2012 New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission has announced the following disclosure calendar for reports filed by candidates and committees participating in the 2012 General Election.
October 3, 2012 Press Release - October 3, 2012 New enforcement actions are now available for review today October 3, 2012 on the website of the New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission.
September 12, 2012 Press Release - September 12, 2012 Special interest political action committees (PACs) in 2011 contributed more than $18 million to New Jersey campaigns, according to a new analysis by the New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission (ELEC).
September 6, 2012 Press Release - September 6, 2012 Second Quarter Lobbying Report Summary and scanned Quarterly Reports are now available for review on the Commission’s website.
September 5, 2012 Press Release - September 5, 2012 Commission Meeting Announcement and Agenda for September 11, 2012.
September 4, 2012 Press Release - September 4, 2012 Executive Director Jeffrey M. Brindle announced today that the New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission is proposing amendments concerning posting Personal Financial Disclosure Statements on the Commission’s website and eliminating the need to file copies.
September 4, 2012 Press Release - September 4, 2012 Executive Director Jeffrey M. Brindle announced today that the New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission is proposing amendments concerning electronic filing of annual reports (represented entities and governmental affairs agents, and persons communicating with the general public), and “represented entity” substituted for “lobbyist.”
August 22, 2012 Press Release - August 22, 2012 An Essex County Superior Court judge has ruled that former Newark Mayor and state Senator Sharpe James violated state campaign finance laws when he took $94,004 from a campaign account to pay for criminal defense costs.
August 15, 2012 Press Release - August 15, 2012 The New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission has cancelled the Commission meeting scheduled for August 21, 2012.
August 15, 2012 Press Release - August 15, 2012 New enforcement actions are now available for review today August 15, 2012 on the website of the New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission, Executive Director Jeff Brindle announced today.
August 15, 2012 Press Release - August 15, 2012 Executive Director Jeffrey M. Brindle announced today that the New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission is proposing amendments concerning inflationary campaign cost adjustments for non-Gubernatorial and Gubernatorial candidates and committees.
August 7, 2012 Press Release - August 07, 2012 Many candidates and treasurers now can quickly figure out what forms they need to file with the NJ Election Law Enforcement Commission (ELEC) using a new electronic short-cut available on the agency’s website.
August 2, 2012 Press Release - August 02, 2012 Copies of all 650 advisory opinions issued by the New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission (ELEC) since 1973 now can be viewed on the agency’s website, Executive Director Jeff Brindle announced today.
August 1, 2012 Press Release - August 01, 2012 New enforcement actions are now available for review today August 1, 2012.
July 25, 2012 Press Release - July 25, 2012 With federal elections dominating New Jersey politics this year, county party committees reported a modest amount of campaign finance activity during the first six months of 2012, jointly raising and spending about $2.1 million during that period, according to quarterly reports filed with the New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission (ELEC).
July 18, 2012 Press Release - July 18, 2012 The tempo of fundraising by the so-called “Big Six” committees- the two state parties and four legislative leadership PACs- picked up during the past three months as they raised a combined $1.7 million during the quarter.
July 12, 2012 Press Release - July 12, 2012 The New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission (ELEC) is now on Facebook and Twitter.
July 12, 2012 Press Release - July 12, 2012 On Wednesday, July 18, 2012 at 10:00 a.m., the second quarterly report of the State Political Party Committees and the Leadership Committees, filed on or before July 16, 2012, will be available for public inspection on the ELEC website.
July 11, 2012 Press Release - July 11, 2012 Commission Meeting Announcement and Agenda for July 17, 2012
July 5, 2012 Press Release - July 05, 2012 New enforcement actions are now available for review today July 5, 2012.
June 20, 2012 Press Release - June 20, 2012 New enforcement actions are now available for review June 20, 2012.
June 19, 2012 Press Release - June 19, 2012 Contributors could give a maximum of $3,800 per election to gubernatorial candidates in 2013 under new inflation-adjusted limits and thresholds established today by the New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission.
June 13, 2012 Press Release - June 13, 2012 The New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission will have a meeting at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, June 19, 2012, at the Commission’s office at 28 West State Street, 12th Floor, Trenton, New Jersey.
June 12, 2012 Press Release - June 12, 2012 Executive Director Jeffrey M. Brindle announced today that the New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission is proposing new rules and amendments concerning public financing for the offices of Governor and Lieutenant Governor.
June 7, 2012 Press Release - June 7, 2012 The First Quarter Lobbying Report Summary and scanned Quarterly Reports are now available for review on the Commission’s website.
June 6, 2012 Press Release - June 6, 2012 New enforcement actions are now available for review June 6, 2012 on the website of the New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission.
May 9, 2012 Press Release - May 9, 2012 The New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission will have a meeting at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, May 15, 2012, at the Commission’s office at 28 West State Street, 12th Floor, Trenton, New Jersey.
May 7, 2012 Press Release - May 7, 2012 ELEC has announced the disclosure calendar for reports filed by candidates and committees participating in the 2012 Primary Election.
May 2, 2012 Press Release - May 2, 2012 New enforcement actions are now available for review today May 2, 2012 on the ELEC website.
April 23, 2012 Press Release - April 23, 2012 County party committees jointly reported raising and spending less than $1 million during the first quarter of 2012.
April 18, 2012 Press Release - April 18, 2012 The so-called “Big Six” committees of the two major parties took a breather during the first quarter of 2012, spending only about $1.6 million combined.
April 17, 2012 Press Release - April 17, 2012 The first quarterly report of the State Political Party Committees and the Leadership Committees, filed on or before April 16, 2012, will be available for public inspection at ELEC.
April 13, 2012 Press Release - April 13, 2012 Online training is now available for candidates and treasurers at the website of the New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission (ELEC).
April 11, 2012 Press Release - April 11, 2012 The New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission (ELEC) has announced the following disclosure calendar for reports filed by candidates and committees participating in the 2012 May Municipal Election.
April 5, 2012 Press Release - April 5, 2012 Public contractors reported making $9.6 million** in political contributions in 2011, a 1** percent decline from a year earlier, according to Jeff Brindle, Executive Director of the New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission (ELEC).
April 4, 2012 Press Release - April 4, 2012 New enforcement actions are now available for review today April 4, 2012 on the website of the New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission.
April 4, 2012 Press Release - April 4, 2012 The New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission will have a meeting at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, April 10, 2012, at the Commission’s office at 28 West State Street, 12th Floor, Trenton, New Jersey.
March 30, 2012 Press Release - March 30, 2012 Thursday, April 5, 2012, the Business Entity Annual Statements, due to be filed by March 30, 2012, will be available on the New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission’s (ELEC) website.
March 22, 2012 Press Release - March 22, 2012 The New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission has rescheduled the Commission meeting set for April 17, 2012. The meeting has been rescheduled for April 10, 2012 at 11:00 am.
March 21, 1012 Press Release - March 21, 2012 In the latest of numerous recent initiatives undertaken by the New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission (ELEC), quarterly reports detailing activities by registered lobbyists will now be available on the Commission’s website.
March 14, 2012 Press Release - March 14, 2012 The New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission will have a meeting at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, March 20, 2012, at the Commission’s office at 28 West State Street, 12th Floor, Trenton, New Jersey.
March 7, 2012 Press Release - March 7, 2012 Fueled for the second straight year by heavy mass media advertising, lobbyist spending soared to a record $73 million in 2011, Jeff Brindle, Executive Director of the New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission (ELEC), announced today.
March 7, 2012 Press Release - March 7, 2012 New enforcement actions are now available for review today March 7, 2012 on the ELEC website.
February 22, 2012 Press Release - February 22, 2012 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 15, 2012 Press Release - February 15, 2012 The New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission will have a meeting at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, February 21, 2012, at the Commission’s office at 28 West State Street, 12th Floor, Trenton, New Jersey.
February 7, 2012 Press Release - February 7, 2012 The state appellate division today issued a ruling that upholds the authority of the New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission (ELEC) to enforce the state’s campaign finance laws.
February 1, 2012 Press Release - February 1, 2012 New enforcement actions are now available for review today February 1, 2012 on the website of the New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission, Executive Director Jeff Brindle announced today.
January 31, 2012 Press Release - January 31, 2012 With all 120 legislative seats at stake in 2011, county party committees jointly raised and spent about $8.5 million, a significant drop from the previous election when both legislative houses were in contention, according to quarterly reports filed with the New Jersey Election law Enforcement Commission (ELEC).
January 27, 2012 Press Release - January 27, 2012 The New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission (the Commission) will have a telephonic meeting at 3:00 p.m., Tuesday, January 31, 2012 at the Commission’s office at 28 West State Street, 12th Floor, in Trenton.
January 20, 2012 Press Release - January 20, 2012 The so-called “Big Six” committees of the two major political parties raised and spent more than $15 million last year when all 120 legislative seats were up for reelection, according to their latest quarterly reports on campaign finance activity.
January 13, 2012 Press Release - January 13, 2012 On Friday, January 20, 2012 at 10:00 a.m., the fourth quarterly report of the State Political Party Committees and the Leadership Committees filed on or before January 17, 2012 will be available for public inspection on the New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission’s website.
January 11, 2012 Press Release - January 11, 2012 The New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission will have a meeting at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, January 17, 2012, at the Commission’s office at 28 West State Street, 12th Floor, Trenton, New Jersey.
January 4, 2012 Press Release - January 4, 2012 New enforcement actions are now available for review today January 4, 2012 on the website of the New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission.
December 20, 2011 Press Release - December 20, 2011 The New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission (ELEC) has taken a major step forward in its ongoing effort to enable electronic filing of reports by the regulated community.
December 14, 2011 Press Release - December 14, 2011 The New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission will have a meeting at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, December 20, 2011, at the Commission’s office at 28 West State Street, 12th Floor, Trenton, New Jersey.
December 7, 2011 Press Release - December 7, 2011 New enforcement actions are now available for review December 7, 2011 on the website of the New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission.
December 5, 2011 Press Release - December 5, 2011 Candidates spent nearly $14 million during the final days of this year’s legislative elections, almost 36 percent of the funds spent during the entire campaign, according to an analysis by the New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission (ELEC).
November 30, 2011 Press Release - November 30, 2011 One year after they made record contributions in New Jersey, “special interest” political action committees (PACs) cut their outlays more than 20 percent in 2010 during an off-election year, according to a new analysis by the New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission (ELEC).
November 16, 2011 Press Release - November 16, 2011 The New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission has announced its meeting schedule for 2012.
November 14, 2011 Press Release - November 14, 2011 The New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission announces that the time for the meeting scheduled for tomorrow, Tuesday, November 15 has been changed from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. The meeting will be held at the Commission’s office at 28 West State Street, 12th Floor, in Trenton.
November 9, 2011 Press Release - November 9, 2011 The New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission will have a meeting at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, November 15, 2011, at the Commission’s office at 28 West State Street, 12th Floor, Trenton, New Jersey.
November 3, 2011 Press Release - November 3, 2011 While overall legislative fundraising continues to lag past elections, one trend hasn’t changed- battleground districts still are receiving most of the campaign money, according to a new analysis by the New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission (ELEC).
November 2, 2011 Press Release - November 2, 2011 New enforcement actions are now available for review today November 2, 2011 on the website of the New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission.
October 26, 2011 Press Release - October 26, 2011 Starting today, candidates vying in the November 8 general election in New Jersey must begin filing “48-hour notices” as they receive late-arriving contributions or loans, according to Jeff Brindle, Executive Director of the New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission (ELEC).
October 25, 2011 Press Release - October 25, 2011 With legislative elections looming, county political party committees boosted their financial reserves by nearly $700,000 but there were continuing signs that fundraising is more difficult than in the past, according to quarterly reports filed with the New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission.
October 19, 2011 Press Release - October 19, 2011 With just three weeks until the Nov. 8 election, the state’s two major political parties have raised a combined $6.9 million so far this year while spending $5 million, according to their latest quarterly reports on campaign finance activity.
October 18, 2011 Press Release - October 18, 2011 Legislative candidates have raised and spent slightly less than they did at the same time four years ago while incumbents appear to be gaining an increased advantage over challengers, according to an analysis by the New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission.
October 12, 2011 Press Release - October 12, 2011 The New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission will have a meeting at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, October 18, 2011, at the Commission’s office at 28 West State Street, 12th Floor, Trenton, New Jersey.
October 12, 2011 Press Release - October 12, 2011 The third quarterly report of the State Political Party Committees and the Leadership Committees will be available for public inspection.
October 5, 2011 Press Release - October 5, 2011 ELEC learns that the State Appellate Division has granted its motion to intervene in the case of Margaret Nordstrom v. William “Hank” Lyon.
October 5, 2011 Press Release - October 5, 2011 New enforcement actions are now available for review as of October 5, 2011 on the ELEC website.
October 5, 2011 Press Release - October 5, 2011 ELEC has announced the following disclosure calendar for reports filed by candidates and committees participating in the 2011 General Election.
September 26, 2011 Press Release - September 26, 2011 The New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission has filed a motion with the state appellate division for leave to intervene in a case in which the Superior Court recently nullified the results of a Morris County freeholder election based in part on alleged campaign finance violations.
September 22, 2011 Press Release - September 22, 2011 Legislative candidates raised $194 million and spent $179 million on campaigns since 1999, according to a new analysis by the New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission.
September 15, 2011 Press Release - September 15, 2011 Executive Director Jeff Brindle appeared on Thursday, September 15 with State Comptroller Matt Boxer at a press conference regarding pay-to-play reform.
September 14, 2011 Press Release - September 14, 2011 The New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission will have a meeting at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, September 20, 2011, at the Commission’s office at 28 West State Street, 12th Floor, Trenton, New Jersey.
August 9, 2011 Press Release - August 9, 2011 The New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission has cancelled the Commission meeting scheduled for August.
July 21, 2011 Press Release - July 21, 2011 As the state’s two major parties gear up for fall legislative campaigns, county party committees jointly have raised $1.5 million during the past three months and added approximately $300,000 to their financial reserves, according to quarterly reports filed with the New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission.
July 20, 2011 Press Release - July 20, 2011 New enforcement actions are now available for review today July 20, 2011 on the website of the New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission.
July 19, 2011 Press Release - July 19, 2011 With legislative elections looming this fall, the state’s two major political parties have amassed a combined war-chest of $3.3 million, according to their latest reports.
July 14, 2011 Press Release - July 14, 2011 Annual lobbying reports for calendar year 2010 are now available for online viewing.
July 14, 2011 Press Release - July 14, 2011 On Tuesday, July 19, 2011 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, 2011, will be available for public inspection. REVISED: July 14, 2011
July 13, 2011 Press Release - July 13, 2011 The New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission will have a meeting at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, July 19, 2011, at the Commission’s office at 28 West State Street, 12th Floor, Trenton, New Jersey.
July 6, 2011 Press Release - July 6, 2011 Legislative candidates have set aside $13.7 million in reserves as they head toward this fall’s general election. REVISED: July 8, 2011
July 6, 2011 Press Release - July 6, 2011 New enforcement actions available for review on the ELEC website.
June 29, 2011 Press Release - June 29, 2011 20-day post-election reports will be available July 5th.
June 23, 2011 Press Release - June 23, 2011 On Tuesday, June 28, 2011 at 10:00 a.m., Personal Financial Disclosure Statements filed by independent legislative candidates who are participating in the 2011 general election will be available for public inspection at the New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission.
June 15, 2011 Press Release - June 15, 2011 The New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission will have a meeting at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, June 21, 2011, at the Commission’s office at 28 West State Street, 12th Floor, Trenton, New Jersey.
June 3, 2011 Press Release - June 3, 2011 With Tuesday’s primary looming, legislative candidates from both parties have raised $2.1 million and spent $1.5 million in recent weeks.
June 1, 2011 Press Release - June 1, 2011 New enforcement actions are now available for review today June 1, 2011 on the website of the New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission, Executive Director Jeff Brindle announced today.
May 26, 2011 Press Release - May 26, 2011 The New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission filed a civil lawsuit today in the Superior Court of New Jersey seeking repayment of $94,004 in campaign funds that were used to fund criminal defense costs on behalf of Sharpe James, a former Newark mayor and state senator.

Link to Complaint >>

May 18, 2011 Press Release - May 18, 2011 New enforcement actions are now available for review today May 18, 2011 on the website of the New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission, Executive Director Jeff Brindle announced today.
May 18, 2011 Press Release - May 18, 2011 More than 90 percent of all candidates seeking legislative seats in the June 7 primary have filed their personal financial disclosure reports (PFDs), according to an analysis by the New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission.
May 16, 2011 Press Release - May 16, 2011 Legislative candidates have amassed more than $12 million in campaign reserves as the two major parties vie for control of the 120-seat Legislature for the first time in four years, according to the latest reports filed with the New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission.
May 11, 2011 Press Release - May 11, 2011 The New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission will have a meeting at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, May 17, 2011, at the Commission’s office at 28 West State Street, 12th Floor, Trenton, New Jersey.
May 9, 2011 Press Release - May 9, 2011 The New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission (ELEC) announces the disclosure calendar for reports filed by candidates and committees participating in the 2011 Primary Election.
May 3, 2011 Press Release - May 3, 2011 With legislative campaigns looming this fall, county party committees jointly have $1.0 million in reserve after raising nearly $1.1 million during the first three months of 2011, according to quarterly reports filed with the New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission.
April 27, 2011 Press Release - April 27, 2011 On Monday May 2, 2011 at 10:00 a.m., Personal Financial Disclosure Statements filed by legislative candidates who are participating in the 2011 primary election will be available for public inspection at the New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission.
April 20, 2011 Press Release - April 20, 2011 The New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission will have a meeting at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, April 26, 2011, at the Commission’s office at 28 West State Street, 12th Floor, Trenton, New Jersey.
April 19, 2011 Press Release - April 19, 2011 As the state’s two major political parties gear up for a fall showdown over all 120 legislative seats, the latest reports from their top six fundraising committees show they already have stockpiled a combined $2.2 million for the campaign.
April 13, 2011 Press Release - April 13, 2011 Disclosure dates for the First quarterly report of the State Political Party Committees and the Leadership Committees.
April 11, 2011 Press Release - April 11, 2011 2011 May Municipal Election report disclosure schedule.
April 6, 2011 Press Release - April 6, 2011 Public contractors reported making $9.4 million in political contributions in 2010, a 13 percent falloff from a year earlier.
April 6, 2011 Press Release - April 6, 2011 New enforcement actions are now available for review today April 6, 2011 on the website of the New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission.
March 30, 2011 Press Release - March 30, 2011 On Wednesday, April 6, 2011, the Business Entity Annual Statements, due to be filed by March 30, 2011, will be available on the New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission’s (ELEC) website.
March 9, 2011 Press Release - March 9, 2011 The New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission will have a meeting at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, March 15, 2011, at the Commission’s office at 28 West State Street, 12th Floor, Trenton, New Jersey.
March 9, 2011 Press Release - March 9, 2011 Record spending on television and radio advertising campaigns caused a large increase in spending by lobbyists during 2010, Jeff Brindle, Executive Director of the New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission (ELEC), announced today.
March 2, 2011 Press Release - March 2, 2011 New enforcement actions are now available for review March 2, 2011 on the website of the New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission.
February 22, 2011 Press Release - February 22, 2011 Data summarizing the Annual Reports of Lobbying Activity for the 2010 calendar year period will be available in ELEC’s public records room on Wednesday, March 9, 2011, at 10:00 a.m.
February 16, 2011 Press Release - February 16, 2011 New enforcement actions are now available for review February 16, 2011 on the website of the New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission.
February 9, 2011 Press Release - February 9, 2011 The New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission will have a meeting at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, February 15, 2011, at the Commission’s office at 28 West State Street, 12th Floor, Trenton, New Jersey.
February 2, 2011 Press Release - February 2, 2011 New enforcement actions are now available for review February 2, 2011 on the ELEC website.
January 24, 2011 Press Release - January 24, 2011 County Political Party Committees jointly raised $7.6 milliion and spent $8.7 million during 2010.
January 20, 2011 Press Release - January 20, 2011 New Jersey’s two major political parties and four Legislative Leadership Committees together raised $6.2 million last year and spent $5.9 million, according to the latest reports filed with the New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission (ELEC).
January 14, 2011 Press Release - January 14, 2011 Fourth quarterly report of the State Political Party Committees and the Leadership Committees filed on or before January 18, 2011 will be available for public inspection.
January 11, 2011 Press Release - January 11, 2011 The New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission will have a meeting at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, January 18, 2011, at the Commission’s office at 28 West State Street, 12th Floor, Trenton, New Jersey.
January 5, 2011 Press Release - January 5, 2011 New enforcement actions are now available for review January 5, 2011 on the website of the New Jersey Election Enforcement Commission.
December 22, 2010
Revised
Press Release - December 22, 2010 Spending on local school elections more than doubled during the past decade even as fundraising for other types of elections lagged or even declined, according to a new analysis by the New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission.
December 15, 2010 Press Release - December 15, 2010 New enforcement actions are now available for review today December 15, 2010 on the website of the New Jersey Election Enforcement Commission, Executive Director Jeff Brindle announced today.
December 15, 2010 Press Release - December 15, 2010 The New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission will have a meeting at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, December 21, 2010, at the Commission’s office at 28 West State Street, 12th Floor, Trenton, New Jersey.
December 2, 2010 Press Release - December 1, 2010 Candidates in three legislative districts that held special elections this November reported raising and spending $2.6 million.
December 1, 2010 Press Release - December 1, 2010 New enforcement actions are now available for review on the New Jersey Election Enforcement Commission website.
November 17, 2010 Press Release - November 10, 2010 The New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission has announced its meeting schedule for 2011.
November 10, 2010 Press Release - November 10, 2010 The New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission will have a meeting at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, November 16, 2010, at the Commission’s office at 28 West State Street, 12th Floor, Trenton, New Jersey.
November 10, 2010 Press Release - November 10, 2010 The official website of the New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission (ELEC) has been recognized as “Best Official New Jersey Web Site” by the Documents Association of New Jersey (DANJ).
October 27, 2010 Press Release - October 27, 2010 Legislative candidates vying in three legislative districts with special elections this November have reported raising $2.1 million and spending $1.4 million.
October 21, 2010 Press Release - October 21, 2010 County party committees together raised more than $4.4 million during the first nine months of 2010 and spent $4.3 million, according to quarterly reports filed with the New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission (ELEC). Combined, they reported having about $2.6 million in the bank- about the same as three months ago.
October 19, 2010 Press Release - October 19, 2010 The six top fundraising committees of the two major state parties jointly raised about $3.1 million during the first nine months of the year while spending a combined $2.9 million, according to the latest quarterly reports of the so-called “Big Six” committees.
October 13, 2010 Press Release - October 13, 2010 On Tuesday, October 19, 2010 at 10:00 a.m., the third quarterly report of the State Political Party Committees and the Leadership Committees, filed on or before October 15, 2010, will be available for public inspection and on ELEC's website.
October 7, 2010 Press Release - October 7, 2010 In the three legislative districts holding special elections this November, candidates have reported raising $1.5 million and spending $806,852.
October 1, 2010 Press Release - October 1, 2010 The New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission (ELEC) announces the disclosure calendar for reports filed by candidates and committees participating in the 2010 General Election.
September 30, 2010 Press Release - September 30, 2010 The New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission will have a meeting at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, October 5, 2010, at the Commission’s office at 28 West State Street, 12th Floor, Trenton, New Jersey.
September 22, 2010 Press Release - September 22, 2010 The New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission has cancelled the Commission meeting scheduled for October 19‚ 2010.
September 15, 2010 Press Release - September 15, 2010 The New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission will have a meeting at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, September 21, 2010, at the Commission’s office at 28 West State Street, 12th Floor, Trenton, New Jersey.
September 9, 2010 Press Release - September 9, 2010 Candidates for June runoff and May municipal elections jointly raised $16.9 million statewide and spent $14 million, according to reports filed with the New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission (ELEC).
September 1, 2010 Press Release - September 1, 2010 Nearly $4 million in donations to municipal political party committees in 2009 now can be easily searched through the website of the New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission (ELEC), Executive Director Jeff Brindle announced today.
August 18, 2010 Press Release - August 18, 2010 Special interest” political action committees (PACs) reported spending a record $35.3 million last year, according to a new analysis by the New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission (ELEC).
August 5, 2010 Press Release - August 5, 2010 Members of the public, the media and others can now go online and conveniently view annual financial activity reports filed by lobbyists in 2010, Jeff Brindle, executive director of the New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission (ELEC), announced today.
July 29, 2010 Press Release - July 29 The New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission (the Commission) will have a special telephonic meeting at 2:00 p.m., Wednesday, August 4, 2010, at the Commission’s offices at 28 West State Street, 12th floor, in Trenton, New Jersey. This special meeting is being held pursuant to N.J.S.A. 10:4-9 and will be limited to discussion in executive session of anticipated litigation.
July 23, 2010 Press Release - July 23 County party committees collectively spent more than $2.3 million during the first six months of 2010 and have $2.6 million in the bank, according to reports filed this week with the New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission.
July 20, 2010 Press Release - July 20, 2010 The six top fundraising committees of the two major state parties collectively raised just under $2.2 million during the first six months of the year while spending a combined $1.6 million, their latest quarterly reports show.
July 15, 2010 Press Release - July 15, 2010 On Tuesday, July 20, 2010 at 10:00 a.m., the 2010 second quarterly report of the State Political Party Committees and the Leadership Committees, filed on or before July 15, 2010, will be available for public inspection at the New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission (ELEC) at 28 West State Street, 13th floor, in Trenton, NJ and on ELEC’s website.
July 14, 2010 Press Release - July 14, 2010 The New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission will have a meeting at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, July 20, 2010, at the Commission’s office at 28 West State Street, 12th Floor, Trenton, New Jersey.
June 9, 2010 Press Release - June 9, 2010 The New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission will have a meeting at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, June 15, 2010, at the Commission’s office at 28 West State Street, 12th Floor, Trenton, New Jersey.
June 3, 2010 Press Release - June 3, 2010 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 2010 June Runoff Election.
June 2, 2010 Press Release - June 2, 2010 The New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission (ELEC) has announced the disclosure date for reports filed by candidates and committees participating in the 2010 May Municipal Election.
May 12, 2010 Press Release - May 12, 2010 The New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission will have a meeting at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, May 18, 2010, at the Commission’s office at 28 West State Street, 12th Floor, Trenton, New Jersey.
May 7, 2010 Press Release - May 7, 2010 The New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission (ELEC) has announced the following disclosure calendar for reports filed by 2010 Primary Election candidates and committees.
May 5, 2010 Press Release - May 5, 2010 Candidates participating in the May 11 municipal elections have raised more than $13 million and spent $9.5 million so far, with the Newark, Paterson and Bayonne races drawing the heaviest activity, Jeff Brindle, Executive Director of the New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission, disclosed today.
May 4, 2010 Press Release - May 4, 2010 Fundraising by county party committees representing both major parties continued to show a drop-off compared to four years ago though both are reporting larger reserves than they did after the first three months of 2006, according to reports filed with the New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission.
May 3, 2010 Press Release - May 3, 2010 The New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission (ELEC) has announced the following disclosure date for reports filed by candidates and committees participating in the 2010 May Municipal Election.
April 22, 2010 Press Release - April 22, 2010 The New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission, in a bi-partisan vote, has unanimously endorsed an overhaul of the State’s “pay-to-play” laws as part of seven priority recommendations for legislative action.
April 21, 2010 Press Release - April 21, 2010 As the State’s two major parties gear up for a new election cycle, the three key Republican fundraising committees are showing an uptick compared to four years ago while their Democratic counterparts are down, according to the latest reports to the New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission.
April 15, 2010 Press Release - April 15, 2010 Total donations to candidates participating in the May 11 municipal election are 19 percent below fundraising totals at a similar point four years ago, Jeff Brindle, Executive Director of the NJ Election Law Enforcement Commission, disclosed today.
April 15, 2010 Press Release - April 15, 2010 On Wednesday, April 21, 2010 at 10:00 a.m., the 2010 first quarterly report of the State Political Party Committees and the Leadership Committees, filed on or before April 15, 2010, will be available for public inspection at the New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission (ELEC) at 28 West State Street, 13th floor, in Trenton, NJ and on ELEC’s website (www.elec.state.nj.us).
April 14, 2010 Press Release - March 17, 2010 Open public meeting date announcement and agenda.
April 12, 2010 Press Release - April 12, 2010 The New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission (ELEC) has announced the following disclosure date for reports filed by candidates and committees participating in the 2010 May Municipal Election.
April 6, 2010 Press Release - April 6, 2010 Total reported donations from public contractors have fallen 29 percent since state law first required such reports four years ago under “pay-to-play” restrictions, Jeff Brindle, Executive Director of the New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission (ELEC), announced today.
April 1, 2010 Press Release - April 1, 2010 For the first time, people can now perform instant lookups of donations to local school board elections through the New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission website, Executive Director Jeff Brindle announced today.
March 30, 2010 Press Release - March 30, 2010 On Tuesday, April 6, 2010, the Business Entity Annual Statements, due to be filed by March 30, 2010, will be available on the New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission’s (ELEC) website.
March 17, 2010 Press Release - March 17, 2010 Open public meeting date announcement and agenda.
March 10, 2010 Press Release - March 10, 2010 While overall spending on lobbying remained relatively flat in 2009, benefits provided by lobbyists to state officials continued to decline sharply, Jeff Brindle, Executive Director of the New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission (ELEC), announced today.
March 9, 2010 Press Release - January 13, 2010 The New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission has cancelled the Commission meeting on March 16.
March 5, 2010 Press Release - March 5, 2010 On Tuesday, March 9, 2010, at 10:00 a.m., the 45-day report of the 2010 Inaugural Event Committee will be available for public inspection on ELEC’s website www.elec.state.nj.us and at its offices at 28 West State Street, 13th floor in Trenton, NJ.
February 19, 2010 Press Release - February 22, 2010 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 9, 2010 Press Release - February 9, 2010 More than $16.7 million in campaign donations received by local candidates in last fall’s general elections can now be easily searched on the New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission website.
February 9, 2010 Press Release - January 13, 2010 Open public meeting date announcement and agenda.
January 22, 2010 Press Release - January 22, 2010 Final fundraising reports for 2009 show that financial activity by county political party committees has dropped sharply over the past four years as the recession and pay-to-play laws have combined to put a double-whammy on donations across New Jersey.
January 21, 2010 Press Release - January 21, 2010 As of the fourth and final quarter of 2009, the State parties and Legislative Leadership Committees have raised $12.4 million and spent $12.9 million, according to Jeff Brindle, Executive Director of the New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission.
January 14, 2010 Press Release - January 14, 2010 Fourth quarterly report of the State Political Party Committees and the Leadership Committees filed on or before January 15, 2010, will be available for public inspection at ELEC.
January 14, 2010 Press Release - January 14, 2010 Revised date for reserving time to testify at the February 16, 2010 public hearing regarding proposed readoption with amendments of N.J.A.C. 19:25, and proposed new rule, N.J.A.C. 19:25-26.10.
January 13, 2010 Press Release - January 13, 2010 Open public meeting date announcement and agenda.
January 5, 2010 Press Release - January 5, 2010 Executive Director Jeffrey M. Brindle announced today that the New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission is proposing readoption with amendments of N.J.A.C. 19:25, and proposed new rule, N.J.A.C. 19:25-26.10.
November 18, 2009 Press Release - November 18, 2009 Commission Meeting Schedule for Calendar Year 2010.