• 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

    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


2009 Gubernatorial Primary Election

Republican Candidates' Debates

Tuesday, May 12, 2009 at 8:00 P.M. on New Jersey Network (NJN). Rebroadcast on Friday, May 15, 2009 at 10:00 P.M. on NJN. Video Streaming on www.njn.net and www.philly.com/mld/inquirer.

Sponsored by New Jersey Network (NJN), the Philadelphia Inquirer, and the Gannett New Jersey Newspaper Group.

Sunday, May 17, 2009 at 11:00 A.M. on WABC-TV/Channel 7 (New York) & 1:00 P.M. on WPVI-TV/Channel 6 (Philadelphia). Video Streaming on www.6abc.com.

Sponsored by the League of Women Voters of New Jersey Education Fund, WABC-TV, and WPVI-TV.

Republican 2009 primary election gubernatorial candidates Chris Christie and Steven Lonegan will face each other in these two debates. As a condition of their receipt of gubernatorial public matching funds, the two candidates are required to participate in two debates. The New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission is responsible for selection of the sponsors for the candidates’ debates.