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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  • Hours of Operation

    Commission:
    9:00 am-5:00 pm‚ Monday - Friday

    Public Room:
    9:15 am-4:45 pm‚ Monday - Friday

    Email

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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.

    By Commercial Delivery Service

    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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Electronic Filing


plus Prerequisites

A registration number and PIN are required Registration Number and PIN required

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plus The Filing Process

  • When using a keyboard for best results and minimum errors use the TAB key to navigate from field to field.
  • If filing multiple forms wait for a confirmation number for each before opening the next form.
  • All required fields need to be completed.
  • After you have completed the form click the File with ELEC button.
  • If successfully filed a CONFIRMATION MESSAGE containing a Confirmation Number will appear in place of the filed document. Follow the instructions on the Confirmation Message page to open your filed form save and print a copy of the form for your records.
  • The Confirmation Message page along with a copy of your filed form is your receipt; print a copy and save with your records.

STOP – YOU MUST HAVE A VALID REGISTRATION NUMBER AND PIN FOR EVERY PERSON WHO IS RESPONSIBLE FOR SIGNING A CAMPAIGN FINANCE REPORT BEFORE FILING ELECTRONICALLY – THIS INCLUDES THE CANDIDATE‚ TREASURER‚ DEPUTY TREASURER AND POSSIBLY CHAIRPERSON.


Single Candidate

(NOTE: School Board Candidates should use the forms below)

D–1 d1 Form D-1 Single Candidate Certificate of Organization and Designation of Campaign Depository and Treasurer

DX dx Form DX Designation of Deputy Treasurer and/or Additional Depository

D–1G d1g Form D1-G Gubernatorial/Lieutenant Gubernatorial Candidates

A–1 a1 Form A-1 Single Candidate Spending Nothing‚ or Single Candidate Spending $5,100 or Less

C–1 c1 Form C-1 Supplemental Contributor Information – To report contributions in excess of $300 and any currency or for 48–hour contribution notices. Up to 3 entries.

          C–1 c1a C-1 Multipage Multi–Page Supplemental Contributor Information – Up to 21 entries.

E–1 e1 Form E-1 48-Hour Notice – To report 48–hour expenditure notices. NOTE: A candidate is not required to file 48–hour expenditure notices to report activity for their own campaign. Up to 2 entries.

          E–1 e1a E-2 Multipage Multi–Page.To report 48–hour expenditure notices. Up to 14 entries.


Joint Candidates Committees

D–2 e1a Form D-2 Joint Candidates Committee Certificate of Organization and Designation of Campaign Depository and Treasurer

DX e1a Form DX Designation of Deputy Treasurer and/or Additional Depository

A–2 e1a Form A-2 Two or More Candidates Spending Nothing; Two Candidates Spending $9,700 or Less; or Three or More Candidates Spending $14,000 or Less

C–1 e1a Form C-1 Supplemental Contributor Information – To report contributions in excess of $300 and any currency or for 48–hour contribution notices. Up to 3 entries.

          C–1 e1a C-1 Multipage Multi–Page Supplemental Contributor Information – Up to 21 entries.

E–1 Form C-1a Form E-1 48-Hour Notice – To report 48–hour expenditure notices. NOTE: A candidate is not required to file 48–hour expenditure notices to report activity for their own campaign. Up to 2 entries.

          E–1 Form E-1a E-2 Multipage Multi–Page.To report 48–hour expenditure notices. Up to 14 entries.

School Board Candidate

D-1 e1a Form D-1 Single Candidate Certificate of Organization and Designation of Campaign Depository and Treasurer

D-2 e1a Form D-2 Joint Candidates Committee Certificate of Organization and Designation of Campaign Depository and Treasurer

DX e1a Form DX Designation of Deputy Treasurer and/or Additional Depository

C-1 e1a Form C-1 Supplemental Contributor Information - To report contributions in excess of $300 and any currency or for 48-hour contribution notices. Up to 3 entries.

          C-1 e1a C-1 Multipage Multi-Page Supplemental Contributor Information - Up to 21 entries.

E-1 e1a Form E-1 48-Hour Notice - To report 48-hour expenditure notices. NOTE:A candidate is not required to file 48-hour expenditure notices to report activity for their own campaign. Up to 2 entries.

          E-1 e1a E-2 Multipage Multi–Page.To report 48–hour expenditure notices. Up to 14 entries.


Independent Expenditures

IND e1a IND - Independent Expenditures Uncoordinated and independent expenditure(s) exceeding $1‚600.

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