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

    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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Advisory Opinions Archives 2010 to 2001

DISCLAIMER: Please note that the older advisory opinions may have been superseded by subsequent law, in particular the 1993 Amendments to the Reporting Act. In addition, the Commission may have adopted subsequent regulations and/or issued subsequent advisory opinions concerning an issue addressed in an Advisory Opinion.

Advisory Opinion No. 02-2010 link Settlement of net debt incurred for defense of election results.

Advisory Opinion No. 01-2010 link Permissible use of candidate committee funds.

Advisory Opinion No. 01-2009 link Sale of merchandise by campaign.

Advisory Opinion No. 02-2008 link Finalization with net debt by publicly-financed gubernatorial candidates.

Advisory Opinion No. 01-2008 link Permissible use of candidate committee funds.

Advisory Opinion No. 04-2007 link Business entity annual disclosure statement; direct or indirect control of a CPC by a business entity.

Advisory Opinion No. 03-2007 link Payment of 2007 primary election net liabilities by a 2007 general election certified Clean Elections candidate.

Advisory Opinion No. 02-2007 link Business entity annual disclosure statement; direct or indirect control of a CPC by a business entity.

Advisory Opinion No. 01-2007 link Permissible use of candidate committee funds.

Advisory Opinion No. 05-2006 link Composition of a joint candidates committee.

Advisory Opinion No. 04-2006 link Charitable fundraising inaugural event.

Advisory Opinion No. 03-2006 link State political party committee Federal account.

Advisory Opinion No. 02-2006 link Contributions made by remotely created checks (RCCs).

Advisory Opinion No. 01-2006 link Exemption from lobbying reporting requirements.

Advisory Opinion No. 05-2005 link State political party committee contributions to gubernatorial inaugural event.

Advisory Opinion No. 04-2005 link Disposition of Clean Elections qualifying contributions.

Advisory Opinion No. 03-2005 link Use of “check card process” in Clean Elections Pilot Project.

Advisory Opinion No. 02-2005 link Participation in gubernatorial debates.

Advisory Opinion No. 01-2005 link Permissible uses of gubernatorial public matching funds.

Advisory Opinion No. 01-2004 link Disposition of outstanding obligations of publicly financed gubernatorial candidate.

Advisory Opinion No. 06-2003 link Attorney General opinion concerning prohibition on contributions by insurance corporations.

Advisory Opinion No. 05-2003 link Candidate participation in a continuing political committee.

Advisory Opinion No. 04-2003 link Attorney General opinion concerning prohibition on contributions from a corporation that sells gasoline products, natural gas, and electricity.

Advisory Opinion No. 03-2003 link Referral to Attorney General concerning prohibition on contributions from persons who own or hold the majority of stock in a corporation that is a bank.

Advisory Opinion No. 02-2003 link Reporting status of Continental Airlines, Inc. Employee Fund for a Better America.

Advisory Opinion No. 01-2003 link State political party committee mortgage loan.

Advisory Opinion No. 04-2002 link Attorney General opinion concerning prohibition on contributions from independent energy producers.

Advisory Opinion No. 03-2002 link Application of lobbying law to “grassroots” letter writing campaign.

Advisory Opinion No. 02-2002 link National party committee expenditures for legislative redistricting litigation.

Advisory Opinion No. 01-2002 link Lobbying before the State House Commission.

Advisory Opinion No. 11-2001 link Issue advocacy communications.

Advisory Opinion No. 10-2001 link Issue advocacy communications.

Advisory Opinion No. 09-2001 link Permissible use of gubernatorial public matching funds.

Advisory Opinion No. 08-2001 link Political communication reporting.

Advisory Opinion No. 07-2001 link Independent expenditures by a national party committee.

Advisory Opinion No. 06-2001 link Reporting status of the Democratic Governors' Association.

Advisory Opinion No. 05-2001 link Contributions to a replacement gubernatorial candidate.

Advisory Opinion No. 04-2001 link Receipt of contributions over the Internet.

Advisory Opinion No. 03-2001 link Use of candidate funds for historical video.

Advisory Opinion No. 02-2001 link Gubernatorial candidate expenditures for general election during primary election period.

Advisory Opinion No. 01-2001 link Possible gubernatorial candidate coordination activity.

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