ELEC

  • What is ELEC?

    Established in 1973‚ ELEC monitors the campaign financing of all elections in the State. Whether the election is for Governor or Mayor‚ member of the Legislature or a City Council‚ candidates and campaign organizations are required to file with the Commission contribution and expenditure reports.

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  • Address

    As of December 4, 2017, the New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission will be located at 25 South Stockton Street, 5th Floor, Trenton, NJ 08608.

    By U.S. Mail

    New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission‚ P.O. Box 185‚ Trenton‚ New Jersey 08625-0185.

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    New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission‚ 25 South Stockton Street, 5th Floor, Trenton, NJ 08608.

  • By Phone

    General information and Help Desk at: (609) 292-8700

    Toll Free within New Jersey: 1(888) 313-ELEC (3532)

    By Fax

    48-hour notices only: (609) 292-7662‚ (609) 292-7664‚ (609) 292-4301 or (609) 292-4416. Other reports will not be accepted by fax.

    Legal Section: (609) 777-1457

    Administration Section: (609) 777-1448

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News Room Archive

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.


Analytical and Topical Press Releases

December 7, 2016 Press Release December 7 2016 Between November 2nd and Election Day, $1.3 million was spent by independent groups supporting or opposing state and local ballot questions.

November 3, 2016 Press Release November 3 2016 Almost $27 million has been spent by independent groups supporting or opposing state and local ballot questions, according to reports filed with the New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission.

October 28, 2016 Press Release October 28 2016 The decades long slide in political party financial activity reflected in last week’s big six report is now reinforced through fundraising and spending totals reported by the county party committees, according to an analysis completed by the New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission (ELEC).

October 19, 2016 Press Release October 19 2016An analysis by the New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission (ELEC) shows that financial activity by state party entities has continued its decade long decline.

October 17, 2016 Press Release October 17 2016 Supporters and foes of a proposed ballot question to let casinos operate in Northern New Jersey already have spent a record of nearly $21 million, according to reports filed with the New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission (ELEC).

September 28, 2016 Press Release September 28 2016 The state budget and bills regulating health insurance networks have prompted the most intense lobbying activity so far this year, according to a new analysis by the Election Law Enforcement Commission (ELEC).

August 25, 2016 Press Release August 25 2016 With the state Assembly in play in 2015, contributions by special interest political action committees (PACs) in New Jersey jumped 60 percent to $17.8 million, according to a new analysis by the Election Law Enforcement Commission (ELEC).

August 9, 2016 Press Release August 9 2016 A new ELEC analysis provides one explanation for a recent surge in county party fundraising- declared and potential contenders for the 2017 gubernatorial election have contributed $2.1 million since 2012.

July 19, 2016 Press Release July 19 2016 The “Big Six” fundraising committees report a combined cash reserve of $1.1 million, the second lowest mid-year total since 2007, according to an analysis by the New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission (ELEC).

June 29, 2016 Press Release June 8 2016 County party fundraising for the first quarter of 2016 climbed at the fastest pace in several years even without a major state election this year, according to the latest reports filed with the Election Law Enforcement Commission (ELEC).

June 8, 2016 Press Release June 8 2016 Quarterly reports filed by New Jersey lobbyists and information they contain can now be easily searched online, it was announced today by Jeff Brindle, Executive Director of the New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission.

April 12, 2016 Press Release April 12 2016 Despite existing vacancies, the New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission (ELEC) will continue to function effectively, according to a statement released today.

April 7, 2016 Press Release April 7 2016 In a year when public contractors reported the biggest annual increase in contracts since 2006, their contributions in 2015 fell 15 percent, the second lowest annual total since 2006, according to an Election Law Enforcement Commission (ELEC) analysis of annual disclosure reports filed recently.

March 3, 2016 Press Release March 3 2016 Increased spending on issues such as education, public worker pensions, transportation, and hospitals drove lobbying expenditures in New Jersey in 2015 to $70 million, the second highest total ever, according to an analysis of annual lobbying reports released today by the New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission (ELEC).

February 16, 2016 link New Jersey lobbyists in April will be able for the first time to file their quarterly reports electronically.

January 28, 2016 link County party committees collectively spent $8.9 million during 2015, the second highest total since 2009 but well below spending levels in the previous decade, according to the latest reports filed with ELEC.

January 20, 2016 link Combined spending by the so-called Big Six committees more than doubled from 2014 to 2015 but still fell well short of similar totals reported during four previous state election years dating back to 2007, according to an analysis by ELEC.

December 17, 2015 link New Jersey-only contributions by special interest political action committees (PACs) fell to $11.1 million in 2014, a 50 percent slump after a major state election year in 2013, according to a new analysis by the Election Law Enforcement Commission (ELEC).

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Announcement Press Releases

December 14 2016 Press Release December 14 2016 The New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission has cancelled the Commission meeting scheduled for December 20‚ 2016.

November 16, 2016 Press Release November 10 2016 Updates to enforcement actions are now available for review today November 16, 2016 on the website of the New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission, Executive Director Jeff Brindle announced today.

November 15, 2016 Press Release November 10 2016 The New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Comission has announced its meeting schedule for 2017.

November 10, 2016 Press Release November 10 2016The New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission has cancelled the Commission meeting scheduled for November 15‚ 2016.

November 2, 2016 Press Release November 2 2016 Updates to enforcement actions are now available for review today November 2, 2016 on the website of the New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission, Executive Director Jeff Brindle announced today.

October 19, 2016 Press Release October 19 2016Updates to enforcement actions are now available for review today October 19, 2016 on the website of the New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission, Executive Director Jeff Brindle announced today.

October 13, 2016 Press Release October 13 2016The New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission has cancelled the Commission meeting scheduled for October 18‚ 2016.

October 7, 2016 Press Release October 7 2016On Wednesday, October 19, 2016 at 10:00 a.m., the third quarterly report of the State Political Party Committees and the Leadership Committees, filed on or before October 17, 2016, 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.

October 6, 2016 Press Release October 6 2016On Monday, October 17, 2016 at 10:00 a.m., the third quarterly report (Form Q-4) filed by Governmental Affairs Agents, filed on or before October 11, 2016, 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.

October 5, 2016 Press Release October 5 2016Updates to enforcement actions are now available for review today October 5, 2016 on the website of the New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission, Executive Director Jeff Brindle announced today.

October 3, 2016 Press Release October 3 2016The New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission (ELEC) has announced the following disclosure calendar for reports filed by candidates and committees participating in the 2016 General Election.

September 14, 2016 Press Release September 14 2016 The New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission has cancelled the Commission meeting scheduled for September 20‚ 2016.

September 7, 2016 Press Release September 7 2016 Updates to enforcement actions are now available for review today September 7, 2016 on the website of the New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission, Executive Director Jeff Brindle announced today.

August 10, 2016 Press Release August 10 2016 The New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission has cancelled the Commission meeting scheduled for August 16‚ 2016.

August 3, 2016 Press Release August 3 2016 Updates to enforcement actions are now available for review today August 3, 2016 on the website of the New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission, Executive Director Jeff Brindle announced today.

July 13, 2016 Press Release July 13 2016 The New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission has cancelled the Commission meeting scheduled for July 19‚ 2016.

July 8, 2016 Press Release July 8 2016 On Monday, July 18, 2016 at 10:00 a.m., the second quarterly report (Form Q-4) filed by Governmental Affairs Agents, filed on or before July 11, 2016, 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 8, 2016 Press Release July 8 2016 On Tuesday, July 19, 2016 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, 2016, 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 6, 2016 Press Release July 6 2016 New enforcement actions are now available for review today July 6, 2016 on the website of the New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission, Executive Director Jeff Brindle announced today.

June 15, 2016 Press Release June 15 2016 The New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission has cancelled the Commission meeting scheduled for June 21‚ 2016.

May 27, 2016 Press Release May 27 2016 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 2016 June Runoff Election.

May 11, 2016 Press Release May 11 2016 The New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission has cancelled the Commission meeting scheduled for May 17, 2016.

May 4, 2016 Press Release May 4 2016 New enforcement actions are now available for review today May 4, 2016 on the website of the New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission, Executive Director Jeff Brindle announced today.

May 4, 2016 Press Release May 4 2016 The New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission (ELEC) has announced the following disclosure calendar for reports filed by candidates and committees participating in the 2016 Primary Election.

April 20, 2016 Press Release April 20 2016 New enforcement actions are now available for review today April 20, 2016 on the website of the New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission, Executive Director Jeff Brindle announced today.

April 15, 2016 Press Release April 13 2016 The New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission has cancelled the Commission meeting scheduled for April 19‚ 2016.

April 13, 2016 Press Release April 13 2016 The New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission will have a meeting at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, April 19, 2016, at the Commission's office at 28 West State Street, 12th Floor, Trenton, New Jersey.

April 8, 2016 Press Release April 8 2016 On Tuesday, April 19, 2016 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, 2016, 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 6, 2016 Press Release April 6 2016 The New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission (ELEC) has announced the following disclosure calendar for reports filed by candidates and committees participating in the 2016 May Municipal Election.

April 6, 2016 Press Release April 6 2016 New enforcement actions are now available for review today April 6, 2016 on the website of the New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission, Executive Director Jeff Brindle announced today.

March 30, 2016 Press Release March 30 2016 On Thursday, April 7, 2016, the Business Entity Annual Statements, due to be filed by March 30, 2016, will be available on the New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission’s (ELEC) website.

March 9, 2016 Press Release March 9 2016 The New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission will have a meeting at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, March 15, 2016, at the Commission’s office at 28 West State Street, 12th Floor Trenton, New Jersey.

March 3, 2016 Press Release March 9 2016 The Fourth Quarter Lobbying Report Summary and scanned Quarterly Reports are now available for review on the Commission's website.

March 1, 2016 Press Release March 2 2016 New enforcement actions are now available for review today March 2, 2016 on the website of the New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission, Executive Director Jeff Brindle announced today.

February 25, 2016 link The Annual Lobbying Reports 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, 2016 link New enforcement actions are now available for review today February 16, 2016 on the website of the New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission, Executive Director Jeff Brindle announced today.

February 10, 2016 link The New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission will have a meeting at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, February 16, 2016, at the Commission’s office at 28 West State Street, 12th Floor, Trenton, New Jersey.

February 3, 2016 link New enforcement actions are now available for review today February 3, 2016 on the website of the New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission, Executive Director Jeff Brindle announced today.

January 20, 2016 link New enforcement actions are now available for review today January 20, 2016 on the website of the New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission, Executive Director Jeff Brindle announced today.

January 13, 2016 link The New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission will have a meeting at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, January 19, 2016, at the Commission’s office at 28 West State Street, 12th Floor, Trenton, New Jersey.

January 11, 2016 link On Wednesday, January 20, 2016 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, 2016 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 6, 2016 link New enforcement actions are now available for review today January 6, 2016 on the website of the New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission, Executive Director Jeff Brindle announced today.

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