• 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.

    View Historical Information link

  • Hours of Operation

    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


For Candidates & Committees

View a Report

Reporting Dates

Electronic Filing

Forms, Instructions and Manuals

Forms listed throughout this section with this icon are adobe fillable and saveable forms. pdf form They can also be printed as a blank form by opening the form and clicking on the print icon.

To use the Adobe fill-in forms you need to have the latest version of Adobe Reader. These forms cannot be filed electronically. They can be filled in and saved to your computer. Open the form and use the “Save” button from the Adobe reader to save the completed or blank form to your computer. After completing the form, print, sign and file with the Commission. Additional Fill-in Form Information link.

For further assistance please contact the Commission staff at (609) 292-8700 or toll free within New Jersey: 1(888) 313-ELEC (3532).

plus   Who Must File
  • Candidates for any elected public office in the State of New Jersey
  • Candidates engaging in “pre-candidacy” activity
  • Treasurers of Political Committees
  • Recall and Recall Defense Committees
  • Continuing Political Committees
  • Legislative Leadership Committees
  • Political Party Committees

Under certain circumstances, the following persons must file reports of their campaign financial activity:


plus   Who Is Not Required to File

Candidates for federal office or for political party positions (county committee member, state committee member, or national party convention delegate) are not under the jurisdiction of the Act.

plus   What Elections Apply
  • Primary
  • General
  • May Municipal
  • Run-off
  • School Board
  • Fire Commission
  • Recall
  • Special Elections