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

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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

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Schedule 4 - Reportable Disbursements

To ensure the accurate reporting of the amount of each contribution, certain disbursements by the campaign must be reported at the same time claims for public matching funds are submitted (Form P-1) or campaign reports are filed (Form G-1). Schedule 4 is therefore used to report the return or refund of a contribution, the repayment of a loan, and accounting adjustments for contributions that were previously reported as receipts but were returned to the campaign for insufficient funds.

Schedule 4 - Reportable Disbursements

 
  1. The deposit number for all items on Schedule 4 is 999.
  2. Enter the date of the first refund or other adjustment to a contribution made in Deposit 999 as the deposit date.
  3. Enter the refund or loan payment check number issued by the campaign from the depository or matching fund account. Does GEFS assign an item number? There must be an item # so that it can be identified as 1/999/1.
  4. Describe the purpose of the adjustment (e.g., full refund, partial refund, loan payment, or insufficient funds).


NOTE: Follow the directions beginning on page 26 above for entering contribution information and attaching images of documents (check, bank document and any other related documents). On Schedule 4 you must enter the contributor name and address for the refund or adjustment exactly as it was entered on Schedule 1, 2, or 3 to permit the Commission’s computer system to merge the contribution and refund amounts to report the correct contribution total. You must also attach the image of any refund check issued by the campaign or any bank document indicating that a check was dishonored for insufficient funds.

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