• 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

    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


Help for R-1 Electronic Filing System Software

Candidate / Committee Details

Candidate/Committee Details  

This screen will enable you to enter the basic filing information for a single candidate, joint candidates committee or political committee.

  • SINGLE CANDIDATE: Select the Candidate radio button. Enter the candidate’s last name, first name, middle initial, and suffix (Sr., Jr., III, etc.).
  • JOINT CANDIDATE COMMITTEE: Committee information for a Joint Candidates Committee will be entered first when the Joint Candidates Committee radio button is selected. Once the committee information has been saved, the candidate names will be entered. The general committee information will remain. Click “Save Information” after each name has been entered.


All Candidates/Committees

Enter the party affiliation for the type of Candidate/Committee selected, along with the election date, address, city, state, zip code, and county.

For Election District or Municipality – Enter “STATEWIDE” if filing as Gubernatorial candidate, enter the legislative district if filing as a Senate or General Assembly candidate, enter the county if filing as a countywide candidate, and enter the town if filing as a local or municipal candidate.

ELECTION TYPE: Enter one of the following types: General, Primary, May Municipal, June Runoff, School Board or Special. If you are participating in a special election held at the time the General election is held, enter General.

OFFICE SOUGHT: Enter the office sought for which this report is being filed.

Click the “SAVE INFORMATION” button once all the information has been entered. This information will not have to be entered again in this election.