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

    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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News Room

All press releases and press advisories are sent to the State House Press Corps. If you would like a copy of a specific news release‚ please contact the Commission at (609) 292-8700 or subscribe to receive ELEC News via email



Analytical and Topical Press Releases

March 04 2019 Press Release March 04 2018 Spending surges by groups that want to erect offshore windmills and to legalize marijuana in New Jersey, combined with a second year of spending related to special ratepayer subsidies for nuclear plants, reflected some of the top state lobbying issues in 2018.

February 04 2019 Press Release February 04 2019 A $1.1 million windfall from federal candidates helped county parties enjoy their best fundraising in a federal election year since 2008, according to reports filed with the New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission.

January 17 2019 Press Release January 17 2019 After spending the most money in a federal election year since 2012, the so-called Big Six committees ended 2018 with a combined reserve of $1.5 million heading into a legislative election year, according to reports filed with the New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission (ELEC).

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Advisories

March 25 2019 On Monday, April 8, 2019, the Business Entity Annual Statements, due to be filed by April 1, 2019, will be available for public inspection on the New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission’s (ELEC) website and at its offices at 25 S. Stockton Street, 5th floor in Trenton.

March 13 2019 Press Release January 21 2019 The New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission will have a meeting at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, March 19, 2019, at the Commission’s office at 25 South Stockton Street, 5th floor, Trenton, New Jersey.

March 06 2019 Press Release January 21 2019 Three mayoral and five municipal candidates must pay fines and fees totaling approximately $9,663.74 for violating the Campaign Contributions and Expenditures Reporting Act, the New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission (ELEC) announced today.

February 21 2019 Press Release January 21 2019 The Annual Lobbying Reports filed with the New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission (ELEC) reflect the financial activities of represented entities, governmental affairs agents, and persons or groups communicating with the general public (grassroots lobbying).

February 13 2019 Press Release January 09 2019 The New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission will have a meeting at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, February 19, 2019, at the Commission’s office at 25 South Stockton Street, 5th floor in Trenton, New Jersey.

February 06 2019 Press Release February 06 2019 Six municipal, three county freeholder, and one state Assembly candidates must pay fines and fees totaling approximately $24,809.69 for violating the Campaign Contributions and Expenditures Reporting Act, the New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission (ELEC) announced today.

January 29 2019 Press Release January 29 2019 Treasurers of political party committees, political committees and continuing political committees (CPCs aka PACs) now are able to file their disclosure reports online instead of submitting paper copies.

January 09 2019 Press Release January 09 2019 The New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission will have a meeting at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, January 15, 2019, at the Commission’s office at 25 South Stockton Street, 5th floor in Trenton.

January 07 2019 Press Release January 07 2019 On Thursday, January 17, 2019 at 10:00 a.m., the fourth quarterly report of the State Political Party Committees and the Legislative Leadership Committees, filed on or before January 15, 2019, will be available for public inspection on the New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission’s (ELEC) website and at its offices at 25 S. Stockton Street, 5th floor in Trenton.

January 04 2019 Press Release January 05 2019 On Thursday, January 17, 2019 at 10:00 a.m., the fourth quarterly report (Form Q-4) filed by Governmental Affairs Agents, filed on or before January 10, 2019, will be available for public inspection on the New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission’s (ELEC) website and at its offices at 25 S. Stockton Street, 5th floor in Trenton.

January 02 2019 Press Release January 03 2019 Eight municipal, one municipal democratic political action committee, and two school board candidates must pay fines and fees totaling approximately $31,054.58 for violating the Campaign Contributions and Expenditures Reporting Act, the New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission (ELEC) announced today.

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