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

    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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Annual Lobbying Reports

Detailed Expenditure Summary: 2005 - 2010

Year Operational Costs Salary 2 Support Personnel Fees 3 Communication Costs 4 Travel Benefit Passing 5 Total
2005 $28,878,932 $23,831,737 $2,464,026 $615,962 $1,490,615 $476,592 $43,627 $28,922,559
2006 1 $55,275,658 $42,624,959 $3,354,989 $2,108,615 $6,606,993 $580,102 $45,508 $55,321,166
2007 $54,859,752 $46,175,916 $3,262,844 $1,227,632 $3,566,995 $626,365 $31,630 $54,891,382
2008 $55,638,917 $46,615,260 $3,093,668 $1,237,683 $3,970,516 $721,790 $22,360 $55,661,277
2009 $57,555,401 $46,411,473 $2,908,242 $1,435,074 $6,127,364 $673,248 $9,642 $57,565,043
2010 $64,870,611 $49,511,048 $2,655,534 $1,738,487 $10,298,782 $666,760 $7,476 $64,878,326


1 During calendar year 2006, costs associated with governmental process lobbying as well as grassroots lobbying became reportable. Therefore, 2006 is a baseline year for lobbying costs covering the expanded areas of lobbying.
2 Salary includes both in-house salaries and compensation paid to outside agents.
3 Fees include: assessments, membership fees, and dues.
4 Communication costs include: printed materials, postage, telephone calls, faxes, receptions, and, in 2006 and years following, also includes direct mail pieces, newspaper advertisements, and television and radio broadcasts.
5 Benefit passing includes: meals, entertainment, gifts, travel, and lodging.

 

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