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

    To report web site problems and web site feedback via email to webmaster.

  • 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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Top 10 Most Expensive Legislative Races *

By Spending
 Rank  District  Counties  Year  Total Spending  Democrats  Republicans  Independent Groups  Independent Candidates  Total Spending (Inflation Adj.)  Winners
 1  4  Camden/Gloucester  2003  $6,142,441  $4,570,686  $1,571,755      $8,169,881  Democrats
 2  12  Monmouth  2007  $5,963,939  $5,057,798  $906,141      $7,039,445  Republicans
 3  1  Cape May/ Cumberland  2007  $4,975,772  $3,605,195  $1,370,577      $6,618,128  Democrats
 4  2  Atlantic  2011  $5,806,467  $3,519,935  $2,069,512  $209,762  $7,258  $6,317,420  Split
 5  38  Bergen/ Passaic  2013  $5,910,318  $2,713,003  $976,179  $2,221,136    $6,209,085  Democrats
 6  3  Gloucester/ Salem/ Cumberland  2003  $4,548,302  $3,943,220  $605,083      $6,049,563  Democrats
 7  38  Bergen/Passaic  2011  $5,183,499  $3,214,496  $1,483,318  $485,685    $5,639,632  Democrats
 8  2  Atlantic  2005  $4,458,631  $2,832,527  $1,626,104      $5,587,169  Split
 9  3  Gloucester/ Salem/ Cumberland  2001  $3,940,278  $2,828,825  $1,111,453      $5,448,113  Democrats
 10  2  Atlantic  2015  $5,193,557  $1,951,231  $1,163,747  $2,078,580    $5,362,631  Split

*Ranked by Total Spending Inflation Adjusted. Updated July 5, 2017

For more information see: Legislative Elections 2013: Big Spending‚ Little Change Plus a History of Self-financing By Legislators and Others.

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