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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Spending Totals By Candidate By Election

Gubernatorial
Candidate Year Party Primary Spending General Spending Total Spending
Both Elections
Chris Christie 2013 R $6,724,732 $13,140,635 $19,865,367
Barbara Buono 2013 D $2,940,901 $3,009,559 $5,950,460
Seth Grossman 2013 R $11,845   $11,845
Diane Sare 2013 I   $55,961 $55,961
Kenneth Kaplan 2013 I   $117 $117
William Araujo 2013 I   $850 $850
Totals For 2013     $9,677,478 $16,207,122 $25,884,600

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Candidate Year Party Primary Spending General Spending Total Spending
Both Elections
Jon Corzine 2009 D $4,533,869 $27,454,051 $31,987,920
Chris Christie 2009 R $5,721,642 $11,886,991 $17,608,633
Steven Lonegan 2009 R $4,494,042   $4,494,042
Chris Daggett 2009 I   $1,904,423 $1,904,423
Rick Merkt 2009 R $53,508   $53,508
Gary Steele 2009 I   $25,574 $25,574
David Meiswinkle 2009 I   $15,829 $15,829
Carl Bergmanson 2009 D $3,580   $3,580
Jason Cullen 2009 I   $2,795 $2,795
Kostas Petris 2009 I   $2,246 $2,246
Jeff Boss 2009 D $800   $800
Gregory Pason 2009 I   $559 $559
Totals For 2009     $14,807,441 $41,292,468 $56,099,909

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Candidate Year Party Primary Spending General Spending Total Spending
Both Elections
Jon Corzine 2005 D $5,444,401 $39,154,451 $44,598,852
Doug Forrester 2005 R $12,664,426 $19,123,364 $31,787,790
Bret Schundler 2005 R $3,065,457   $3,065,457
Robert Schroeder 2005 R $2,184,365   $2,184,365
John Murphy 2005 R $1,571,391   $1,571,391
Steven Lonegan 2005 R $1,476,387   $1,476,387
Paul DiGaetano 2005 R $1,120,857   $1,120,857
Todd Caliguire 2005 R $934,312   $934,312
Hector Castillo 2005 I   $923,002 $923,002
Jeffrey Pawlowski 2005 I   $33,290 $33,290
Wesley Bell 2005 I   $25,392 $25,392
Michael Latigona 2005 I   $3,893 $3,893
Totals For 2005     $28,461,596 $59,263,392 $87,724,988

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Candidate Year Party Primary Spending General Spending Total Spending
Both Elections
James McGreevey 2001 D $6,714,975 $9,074,767 $15,789,742
Bret Schundler 2001 R $6,306,979 $8,942,166 $15,249,145
Robert Franks 2001 R $5,968,787   $5,968,787
Donald DiFrancesco 2001 R $4,028,717   $4,028,717
Bill Schluter 2001 I   $172,391 $172,391
Mark Edgerton 2001 I   $24,926 $24,926
Elliot Greenspan 2001 D $3,777   $3,777
Totals For 2001     $23,019,458 $18,214,250 $41,233,708

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Candidate Year Party Primary Spending General Spending Total Spending
Both Elections
Christie Whitman 1997 R $3,473,191 $7,437,651 $10,910,842
James McGreevey 1997 D $2,188,829 $7,382,757 $9,571,586
Robert Andrews 1997 D $2,850,018   $2,850,018
Michael Murphy 1997 D $1,620,332   $1,620,332
Murray Sabrin 1997 I   $840,029 $840,029
Richard Pezzullo 1997 I   $814 $814
Totals For 1997     $10,132,370 $15,661,251 $25,793,621

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Candidate Year Party Primary Spending General Spending Total Spending
Both Elections
Christie Whitman 1993 R $2,953,797 $6,571,005 $9,524,802
Jim Florio 1993 D $2,903,098 $6,330,056 $9,233,154
Cary Edwards 1993 R $2,844,132   $2,844,132
James Wallwork 1993 R $1,266,429   $1,266,429
Totals For 1993     $9,967,456 $12,901,061 $22,868,517

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Candidate Year Party Primary Spending General Spending Total Spending
Both Elections
Jim Courter 1989 R $2,516,660 $5,350,986 $7,867,646
Jim Florio 1989 D $2,433,075 $5,591,824 $8,024,899
Daniel Karlan 1989 I   $875 $875
Michael Ziruolo 1989 I   $150 $150
Tom Blomquist 1989 R $26,789   $26,789
Gerald Cardinale 1989 R $1,150,994   $1,150,994
Cary Edwards 1989 R $2,431,717   $2,431,717
William Gormley 1989 R $2,213,532   $2,213,532
Chuck Hardwick 1989 R $2,383,704   $2,383,704
Alan Karcher 1989 D $1,190,191   $1,190,191
Lois Rand 1989 D $480   $480
Barbara Sigmund 1989 R $687,361   $687,361
Totals For 1989     $15,034,503 $10,943,835 $25,978,338

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Candidate Year Party Primary Spending General Spending Total Spending
Both Elections
Tom Kean 1985 R $1,144,244 $2,254,971 $3,399,215
Peter Shapiro 1985 D $1,161,161 $1,980,213 $3,141,374
John Russo 1985 D $1,134,504   $1,134,504
Stephen Wiley 1985 D $1,058,851   $1,058,851
Kenneth Gibson 1985 D $987,835   $987,835
Elliot Greenspan 1985 D $600   $600
Robert Del Tufo 1985 D $737,094   $737,094
Totals For 1985     $6,224,289 $4,235,184 $10,459,473

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Candidate Year Party Primary Spending General Spending Total Spending
Both Elections
Tom Kean 1981 R $1,131,310 $2,370,888 $3,502,198
Jim Florio 1981 D $1,113,925 $2,370,810 $3,484,735
Joseph Sullivan 1981 R $2,163,274   $2,163,274
Lawrence Kramer 1981 D $1,150,256   $1,150,256
John Degnan 1981 D $1,104,063   $1,104,063
Thomas Smith 1981 D $1,085,105   $1,085,105
James Wallwork 1981 R $1,025,775   $1,025,775
Joseph Merlino 1981 D $997,744   $997,744
Robert Roe 1981 D $990,187   $990,187
Kenneth Gibson 1981 D $782,393   $782,393
Bill Hamilton 1981 D $556,011   $556,011
Frank Dodd 1981 D $536,593   $536,593
Donald Lan 1981 D $447,197   $447,197
John Rafferty 1981 R $430,935   $430,935
Barry Parker 1981 R $415,657   $415,657
Richard McGlynn 1981 R $388,230   $388,230
Barbara McConnell 1981 D $208,740   $208,740
Ann Klein 1981 D $167,340   $167,340
Anthony Imperiale 1981 I $17,587   $17,587
Herbert Buehler 1981 D $9,137   $9,137
Totals For 1981     $14,751,459 $4,741,698 $19,493,157

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Candidate Year Party Primary Spending General Spending Total Spending
Both Elections
Brendan Byrne 1977 D   $1,667,349  
Ray Bateman 1977 R   $1,642,017  
All Primary Candidates 1977   $5,200,000 $3,309,366 $8,509,366

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Candidate Year Party Primary Spending General Spending Total Spending
Both Elections
Brendan Byrne 1973 D NA $1,433,799  
Charles Sandman 1973 R NA $716,988  
Totals For 1973       $2,150,787  

DISCLAIMER: Totals less than $30,000 for 1989 candidates are for receipts, not expenditures.
1977 Primary Elections were not publicly funded; nor were the 1973 elections.
Independent candidates only run in general elections.
Minor candidates who detailed no expenditures are not listed.

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