• 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.

    View Historical Information link

  • Hours of Operation

    9:00 am-5:00 pm‚ Monday - Friday

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


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  • Address

    The New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission is located at 28 W. State Street‚ 13th Floor‚ Trenton‚ New Jersey.

    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‚ 28 West State Street‚ 13th floor‚ Trenton‚ New Jersey 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


Help for GEFS

Editing Contribution Details

To correct errors that may have been made in contributor details or to attach or detach an image from a contribution, use EDIT in the Electronic Filing Contribution Menu.

Edit in the Electronic Filing Contribution Menu

The CONTRIBUTOR(S) SELECTION screen will appear. Enter as many criteria as possible to limit your search and make it more efficient.

Contribution Selection screen

If you have sufficiently narrowed your search, the single contribution item will appear on your screen in the EDIT AN ITEM IN A SCHEDULE screen (see next page). If the search has produced more than one contribution item, a spreadsheet will appear. Locate the contribution item you wish to edit, CLICK on that item to highlight, and Click on the EDIT button on the bottom right side of the screen.

EDIT CONTRIBUTION DETAILS: You may make on-screen edits to any of the Contributor Details information concerning this contributor. Click SAVE when you have finished your edits.

Edit Contributor Details

ATTACH AN IMAGE: To attach an image of a check, deposit slip, or related document that you have already scanned into GEFS to this contribution item, select the Check, Deposit Slip, or Related Documents Tab. CLICK on ASSIGN to view the available unattached already-scanned images. 

Use the NEXT or PREVIOUS buttons to find the document that you want to attach to the contribution information on the left side of the screen.

LEFT Click on the document on the screen to highlight it, and CLICK on ASSIGN to “marry” the contribution details with the image. Click on SAVE.

Attach an Image

TO SCAN A NEW IMAGE INTO GEFS IN THE EDIT MODE: If you need to scan an image of a check, deposit slip, or related document into GEFS after contribution information has already been entered, select the Document Type that you need to scan. For example, the following screen will appear if you selected the Related Documents tab.

Scan a New Image into GEFS in the Edit Mode

Click on SCAN. After scanning is completed, the check, deposit slip, or related document image will appear on the right side of the screen.

TO REPLACE AN EXISTING IMAGE: Click on OVERWRITE to replace a previously-scanned image with the newly-scanned image. Click on RETURN. Click on SAVE.

TO INSERT AN IMAGE: Click on INSERT NEW IMAGE to “marry” the newly scanned image to the contribution details. Click on RETURN. Click on SAVE.

Use the ROTATE buttons to move the image on the screen.