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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    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.

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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.

    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

July 31 2019 County political parties are heading toward the fall campaigns with nearly twice the cash they had in 2015‚ the last election year with just the state Assembly on the ballot‚ according to quarterly reports filed with the New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission.

July 17 2019 The two major state parties and four legislative leadership committees are heading toward the fall elections with $2.1 million in cash reserves‚ according to the latest quarterly reports filed with the New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission (ELEC).

July 01 2019 Legislative candidates are heading toward this fall’s elections with the smallest pile of cash since at least 2011‚ according to reports filed 20 days after the June 4 primary election with the New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission (ELEC).

June 26 2019 Seventy-eight percent of candidates who sought legislative seats in the June 4 primary filed personal financial disclosure reports (PFDs)‚ the lowest percentage since 2011‚ according to an analysis by the New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission (ELEC).

June 13 2019 Legislation enacting the $36.5 billion state budget for fiscal year 2019‚ legalizing recreational marijuana in New Jersey and boosting the corporate business surtax rank among the most lobbied bills during the current legislative session‚ according to a new analysis by the New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission (ELEC).

May 31 2019 With the June 4 primary just a few days off‚ incumbent candidates for state legislative offices own an overwhelming fund-raising advantage‚ according to reports filed with the New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission (ELEC).

May 13 2019 With the June 4 primary just a few weeks off‚ legislative candidates say they have raised $11 million‚ spent $5.4 million and still have $5.6 million set aside for the election‚ according to the latest reports filed with the New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission (ELEC).

May 07 2019 County political party committees are headed into a statewide election year with $3.3 million in combined cash reserves‚ their biggest stash in more than a decade‚ according to quarterly reports filed with the New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission (ELEC).

April 17 2019 The so-called “Big Six” fund-raising committees raised less than $1 million during the first three months of 2019‚ the smallest haul in at least a decade for a state election year.

April 08 2019 Contributions made by public contractors fell to their second lowest total ever even though contractors gave more than $760,000 to federal candidates and committees during the 2018 elections‚ according to annual disclosure reports filed with the NJ Election Law Enforcement Commission (ELEC).

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

September 12 2019 The New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission will have a meeting at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday‚ September 19‚ 2019‚ at the Commission’s office at 25 South Stockton Street‚ 5th Floor‚ Trenton‚ New Jersey.

August 22 2019 The New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission will have a telephonic meeting at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday‚ August 27‚ 2019‚ at the Commission’s office at 25 South Stockton Street‚ 5th Floor‚ in Trenton.

August 14 2019 The New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission has cancelled the Commission meeting set for August 20‚ 2019.

August 07 2019 Eleven municipal and one county freeholder candidates must pay fines and fees totaling approximately $9,689,87 for violating the Campaign Contributions and Expenditures Reporting Act‚ the New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission (ELEC) announced today.

August 02 2019 The New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission has cancelled the telephonic meeting set for August 5‚ 2019.

July 30 2019 The New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission will have a telephonic meeting at 2:00 p.m. on Monday‚ August 5‚ 2019‚ at the Commission’s office at 25 South Stockton Street‚ 5th Floor‚ in Trenton.

July 11 2019 On Wednesday‚ July 17‚ 2019 at 10:00 a.m.‚ the second quarterly report of the State Political Party Committees and the Legislative Leadership Committees‚ filed on or before July 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.

July 10 2019 The New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission will have a meeting at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday‚ July 16‚ 2019‚ at the Commission’s office at 25 South Stockton Street‚ 5th Floor‚ Trenton‚ New Jersey.

July 05 2019 On Wednesday‚ July 17‚ 2019 at 10:00 a.m.‚ the second quarterly report (Form Q-4) filed by Governmental Affairs Agents‚ filed on or before July 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.

July 03 2019 Fourteen municipal‚ two senate‚ one assembly and one mayoral candidates must pay fines and fees totaling approximately $8,173.82 for violating the Campaign Contributions and Expenditures Reporting Act‚ the New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission (ELEC) announced today.

June 12 2019 The New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission will have a meeting at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday‚ June 18‚ 2019‚ at the Commission’s office at 25 South Stockton Street‚ 5th Floor‚ Trenton‚ New Jersey.

June 05 2019 Twenty-six municipal candidates must pay fines and fees totaling approximately $7,794.08 for violating the Campaign Contributions and Expenditures Reporting Act‚ the New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission (ELEC) announced today.

May 24 2019 The New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission (ELEC) has announced the following disclosure calendar for reports filed by candidates and committees participating in the 2019 June Runoff Election.

May 15 2019 The New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission will have a meeting at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday‚ May 21‚ 2019‚ at the Commission’s office at 25 South Stockton Street‚ 5th Floor‚ Trenton‚ New Jersey.

May 02 2019 The New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission (ELEC) has announced the following disclosure calendar for reports filed by candidates and committees participating in the 2019 Primary Election.

May 01 2019 Two freeholder‚ one county clerk‚ and fifteen municipal candidates must pay fines and fees totaling approximately $13,292.31 for violating the Campaign Contributions and Expenditures Reporting Act‚ the New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission (ELEC) announced today.

April 10 2019 On Wednesday‚ April 17‚ 2019 at 10:00 a.m.‚ the first quarterly report of the State Political Party Committees and the Legislative Leadership Committees‚ filed on or before April 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.

April 10 2019 The New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission will have a meeting at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday‚ April 16‚ 2019‚ at the Commission’s office at 25 South Stockton Street‚ 5th Floor‚ Trenton‚ New Jersey

April 05 2019 On Wednesday‚ April 17‚ 2019 at 10:00 a.m.‚ the first quarterly report (Form Q-4) filed by Governmental Affairs Agents‚ filed on or before April 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.

April 03 2019 Three municipal‚ one county freeholder‚ and one state assembly candidates must pay fines and fees totaling approximately $1,281.96 for violating the Campaign Contributions and Expenditures Reporting Act‚ the New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission (ELEC) announced today.

April 03 2019 The New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission (ELEC) has announced the following disclosure calendar for reports filed by candidates and committees participating in the 2019 May Municipal Election.

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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