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

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    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‚ 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.

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    Administration Section: (609) 777-1448

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Schedule 1(D) - Disbursements for Campaign Expenses


On Schedule 1(D), report all disbursements for campaign expenses. A campaign expense is any expense incurred or expenditure made by a candidate or committee for the purpose of paying for, or leasing, items or services used in connection with an election campaign.

NOTE: Candidate and joint candidates committees are prohibited from making any expenditures which may reasonably be considered for the personal benefit of the candidate or anyone associated with the candidate.

Schedule 1(D) - Disbursements for Campaign Expenses

 
Schedule 1(D) – Insert Expenditure

On the “ITEM DETAILS” screen, select the Expense Type (Campaign Expense or Loan Repayment) from the drop down list.

If you selected “CAMPAIGN EXPENSE,” enter the payment date, and check number. Enter the amount attributable to your campaign in the “PRO-RATA AMOUNT THIS REPORTING ENTITY” box. Next, complete the “PRO-RATA AMOUNT OTHERS” box by entering the amount or portion of the disbursement attributable to another candidate or committee. The “FULL AMOUNT” of the disbursement will automatically appear in the “FULL AMOUNT” box. The “PRO-RATA AMOUNT THIS REPORTING ENTITY” and the “PRO-RATA AMOUNT OTHERS” will always equal the “FULL AMOUNT” box.

Click the right arrow button or Tab to the “EXPENDITURE DETAIL” screen and enter the Payee information. If an expenditure has been made to the same Payee previously, select their name from the “PAYEE NAME” drop down list. The address information will be automatically populated.

Click the “SAVE” button when you are finished with this entry. You can select another schedule to work with or “CLOSE” to work in another area.

If the expenditure is a “LOAN REPAYMENT,” enter the payment date, check number and dollar amount (no dollar sign). Tab or click the right arrow button to the Contribution/CoSigner tab and enter the payee’s name, address, city, state, and zip code. If this is a previous Lender, click on the “LENDER NAME”drop down list to select their name. All of the address information will be populated from the previous entry. NOTE: If you make an error in the loan repayment process, the edit function will not correct the error. To correct the error, you must delete the entire loan repayment transaction and begin again.

Click the “SAVE” button when you are finished with this entry. You can select another schedule to work with or “CLOSE” to work in another area.

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