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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  • 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.

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    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.

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Public Funds Received by Gubernatorial Candidates

 Candidate  Year  Party  Primary (Maximum $4,000,000)  General (Maximum $9,300,000)  Total Public Funds Both Elections
 Phil Murphy*  2017  D  None  $9,300,000  $9,300,000
 Kimberly Guadagno  2017  R  $2,254,295  $3,700,485  $5,954,780
 James Johnson  2017  D  $2,055,175    $2,055,175
 John Wisniewski  2017  D  $1,299,886    $1,299,886
 Jack Ciattarelli  2017  D  $1,096,760    $1,096,760
 Total for 2017      $6,706,116  $13,000,485  $19,706,601

*Indicates elected to office

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 Candidate  Year  Party Primary (Maximum $3,500,000) General (Maximum $8,200,000) Total Public Funds Both Elections
 Barbara Buono  2013  D  $1,821,199  $1,790,160  $3,611,359
 Chris Christie*  2013  R    $8,200,000  $8,200,000
 Total for 2013      $1,821,199  $9,990,160  $11,811,359

*Indicates elected to office

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 Candidate  Year  Party  Primary (Maximum $3,500,000)  General (Maximum $8,200,000)  Total Public Funds Both Elections
 Chris Christie*  2009  R  $3,100,000  $7,300,000  $10,400,000
 Steven M. Lonegan  2009  R  $2,709,979    $2,709,979
 Christopher J. Daggett  2009  I    $1,118,866  $1,118,866
 Total for 2009      $5,809,979  $8,418,866  $14,228,845

*Indicates elected to office

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 Candidate  Year  Party  Primary (Maximum $2,700,000)  General (Maximum $6,400,000)  Total Public Funds Both Elections
 Todd Caliguire  2005  R  $517,030    $517,030
 Paul DiGaetano  2005  R  $720,540    $720,540
 Steven M. Lonegan  2005  R  $943,584    $943,584
 John J. Murphy  2005  R  $1,005,453    $1,005,453
 Robert Schroeder  2005  R  $1,371,872    $1,371,872
 Bret D. Schundler  2005  R  $1,930,199    $1,930,199
 Hector L. Castillo  2005  I    $431,850  $431,850
 Total for 2005      $6,488,678  $431,850  $6,920,528

*Indicates elected to office

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 Candidate  Year  Party  Primary (Maximum $3,700,000)  General (Maximum $5,600,000)  Total Public Funds Both Elections
 Robert D. Franks  2001  R  $3,700,000    $3,700,000
 James E. McGreevey*  2001  D  $3,700,000  $5,600,000  $9,300,000
 Bret Schundler  2001  R  $3,700,000  $5,600,000  $9,300,000
 Total for 2001      $11,100,000  $11,200,000  $22,300,000

*Indicates elected to office

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 Candidate  Year  Party  Primary (Maximum $1,860,000)  General (Maximum $4,600,000)  Total Public Funds Both Elections
 Robert E. Andrews  1997  D  $1,860,000    $1,860,000
 James E. McGreevey  1997  D  $1,860,000  $4,600,000  $6,460,000
 Michael Murphy  1997  D  $1,058,216    $1,058,216
 Christine T. Whitman*  1997  R  $1,860,000  $4,600,000  $6,460,000
 Murray Sabrin  1997  I    $589,134  $589,134
 Total for 1997      $6,638,216  $9,789,134  $16,427,350

*Indicates elected to office

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 Candidate  Year  Party  Primary (Maximum $1,600,000)  General (Maximum $3,900,000)  Total Public Funds Both Elections
 Jim Florio  1993  D  $1,600,000  $3,900,000  $5,500,000
 Cary Edwards  1993  R  $1,600,000    $1,600,000
 James H. Wallwork  1993  R  $832,211    $832,211
 Christine T. Whitman*  1993  R  $1,600,000  $3,900,000  $5,500,000
 Total for 1993      $5,632,211  $7,800,000  $13,432,211

*Indicates elected to office

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 Candidate  Year  Party  Primary (Maximum $1,350,000)  General (Maximum $3,300,000)  Total Public Funds Both Elections
 Jim Florio*  1989  D  $1,350,000  $3,300,000  $4,650,000
 Alan Karcher  1989  D  $759,334    $759,334
 Barbara Sigmund  1989  D  $420,458    $420,458
 Gerald Cardinale  1989  R  $728,991    $728,991
 Jim Courter  1989  R  $1,350,000  $3,300,000  $4,650,000
 Cary Edwards  1989  R  $1,350,000    $1,350,000
 William L. Gormley  1989  R  $1,350,000    $1,350,000
 Chuck Hardwick  1989  R  $1,350,000    $1,350,000
 Total for 1989      $8,658,783  $6,600,000  $15,258,783

*Indicates elected to office

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 Candidate  Year  Party  Primary (Maximum $643,572)  General (Maximum $1,287,145)  Total Public Funds Both Elections
 Robert J. Del Tufo  1985  D  $445,136    $445,136
 Kenneth A. Gibson  1985  D  $601,410    $601,410
 John F. Russo  1985  D  $643,572    $643,572
 Peter Shapiro  1985  D  $643,572  $1,281,083  $1,924,656
 Stephen B. Wiley  1985  D  $643,572    $643,572
 Thomas H. Kean*  1985  R  $643,572  $1,287,145  $1,930,717
 Total for 1985      $3,620,836  $2,568,228  $6,189,064

*Indicates elected to office

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 Candidate  Year  Party  Primary (Maximum $599,976)  General (Maximum $1,199,952)  Total Public Funds Both Elections
 John J. Degnan  1981  D  $599,976    $599,976
 Frank P. Dodd  1981  D  $327,544    $327,544
 James J. Florio  1981  D  $599,976  $1,199,952  $1,799,927
 Kenneth A. Gibson  1981  D  $393,879    $393,879
 Bill Hamilton  1981  D  $309,679    $309,679
 Ann V. Klein  1981  D  $52,764    $52,764
 Donald Lan  1981  D  $249,920    $249,920
 Barbara McConnell  1981  D  $95,917    $95,917
 Joseph P. Merlino  1981  D  $599,976    $599,976
 Thomas F. Smith  1981  D  $599,950    $599,950
 Thomas H. Kean*  1981  R  $599,976  $1,199,952  $1,799,927
 Lawrence F. Kramer  1981  R  $599,976    $599,976
 Richard McGlynn  1981  R  $233,917    $233,917
 Barry T. Parker  1981  R  $306,042    $306,042
 John K. Rafferty  1981  R  $246,575    $246,575
 Jim Wallwork  1981  R  $557,595    $557,595
 Total for 1981      $6,373,659  $2,399,903  $8,773,562

*Indicates elected to office

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 Candidate  Year  Party  Primary (No Limit)  General (No Limit)  Total Public Funds Both Elections
 Brendan T. Byrne*  1977  D    $1,050,569  $1,050,569
 Raymond H. Bateman  1977  R    $1,020,247  $1,020,247
 Total for 1977        $2,070,816  $2,070,816

*Indicates elected to office

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 Candidate  Year  Party  Primary (No Limit)  General (No Limit)  Total Public Funds Both Elections
Grand Totals – 54 primary, 22 general candidates     $62,849,678 $74,269,443 $137,119,120

*Indicates elected to office

DISCLAIMER: The data contained in the ELEC database includes information as reported by candidates and committees. Although ELEC has taken all reasonable precautions to prevent data entry errors, the possibility that some exist cannot be entirely eliminated. This information is subject to change as amendments are filed by candidates and committees. Contributor type is coded by ELEC staff members and is subjective according to the information provided by the filer.

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