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

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    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)

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Spending Totals By Candidate By Election

Gubernatorial
Candidate Year Party Primary Spending General Spending Total Spending
Both Elections
Phil Murphy* 2021 D $7‚752‚229 $16‚393‚069 $24‚145‚298
Jack Ciattarelli 2021 R $7‚054‚692 $15‚828‚691 $22‚883‚383
Hirsh Singh 2021 R $1‚026‚620   $1‚026‚620
Phil Rizzo 2021 R $655‚282   $655‚282
Douglas Steinhardt
(Withdrawn)
2021 R $246‚881   $246‚881
Brian Levine** 2021 R      
Gregg Mele** 2021 I      
Madelyn Hoffman** 2021 I      
Joanne Kuniansky** 2021 I      
Totals for 2021     $16‚735‚704 $32‚221‚761 $48‚957‚464
**Does not expect to spend more than $5‚800

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Candidate Year Party Primary Spending General Spending Total Spending
Both Elections
Phil Murphy* 2017 D $22‚000‚755 $14‚554‚536 $36‚555‚291**
Kimberly Guadagno 2017 R $3‚476‚408 $5‚729‚335 $9‚205‚743
James Johnson 2017 D $3‚232‚842   $3‚232‚842
John Wisniewski 2017 D $2‚144‚539   $2‚144‚539
Jack Ciattarelli 2017 R $1‚805‚674   $1‚805‚674
Hirsh Singh 2017 R $1‚018‚149   $1‚018‚149
Ray Lesniak 2017 D $725‚510   $725‚510
Seth Kaper-Dale 2017 I   $118‚471 $118‚471
Gina Genovese 2017 I   $50‚558 $50‚558
Mark Zinna 2017 D $32‚622   $32‚622
Bill Brennan 2017 D $20‚847   $20‚847
Joseph Rullo 2017 R $9‚873   $9‚873
Peter Rohrman 2017 I   $7‚858 $7‚858
Steven Rogers 2017 R $27‚522   $7‚522
Matthew Riccardi 2017 I     NA
Vincent Ross 2017 I     NA
Totals for 2017     $34‚494‚741 $20‚460‚758 $54‚955‚499
*Elected to Office
** $42.8 million including $6.2 million candidate spent personally on two non-profits that made him better known before the primary.

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Candidate Year Party Primary Spending General Spending Total Spending
Both Elections
Chris Christie* 2013 R $6‚724‚732 $13‚140‚635 $19‚865‚367
Barbara Buono 2013 D $2‚940‚901 $3‚009‚559 $5‚950‚460
Diane Sare 2013 I   $55‚961 $55‚961
Seth Grossman 2013 R $11‚845   $11‚845
William Araujo 2013 I   $850 $850
Kenneth Kaplan 2013 I   $117 $117
Totals for 2013     $9‚677‚478 $16‚207‚122 $25‚884‚600
*Elected to Office

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Candidate Year Party Primary Spending General Spending Total Spending
Both Elections
Jon Corzine* 2009 D $4‚533‚869 $27‚454‚051 $31‚987‚920
Chris Christie 2009 R $5‚721‚642 $11‚886‚991 $17‚608‚633
Steven Lonegan 2009 R $4‚494‚042   $4‚494‚042
Chris Daggett 2009 I   $1‚904‚423 $1‚904‚423
Rick Merkt 2009 R $53‚508   $53‚508
Gary Steele 2009 I   $25‚574 $25‚574
David Meiswinkle 2009 I   $15‚829 $15‚829
Carl Bergmanson 2009 D $3‚580   $3‚580
Jason Cullen 2009 I   $2‚795 $2‚795
Kostas Petris 2009 I   $2‚246 $2‚246
Jeff Boss 2009 D $800   $800
Gregory Pason 2009 I   $559 $559
Totals for 2009     $14‚807‚441 $41‚292‚468 $56‚099‚909
*Elected to Office

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Candidate Year Party Primary Spending General Spending Total Spending
Both Elections
Jon Corzine* 2005 D $5‚444‚401 $39‚154‚451 $44‚598‚852
Doug Forrester 2005 R $12‚664‚426 $19‚123‚364 $31‚787‚790
Bret Schundler 2005 R $3‚065‚457   $3‚065‚457
Robert Schroeder 2005 R $2‚184‚365   $2‚184‚365
John Murphy 2005 R $1‚571‚391   $1‚571‚391
Steven Lonegan 2005 R $1‚476‚387   $1‚476‚387
Paul DiGaetano 2005 R $1‚120‚857   $1‚120‚857
Todd Caliguire 2005 R $934‚312   $934‚312
Hector Castillo 2005 I   $923‚002 $923‚002
Jeffrey Pawlowski 2005 I   $33‚290 $33‚290
Wesley Bell 2005 I   $25‚392 $25‚392
Michael Latigona 2005 I   $3‚893 $3‚893
Totals for 2005     $28‚461‚596 $59‚263‚392 $87‚724‚988
*Elected to Office

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Candidate Year Party Primary Spending General Spending Total Spending
Both Elections
James McGreevey* 2001 D $6‚714‚975 $9‚074‚767 $15‚789‚742
Bret Schundler 2001 R $6‚306‚979 $8‚942‚166 $15‚249‚145
Robert Franks 2001 R $5‚968‚787   $5‚968‚787
Donald DiFrancesco 2001 R $4‚028‚717   $4‚028‚717
Bill Schluter 2001 I   $172‚391 $172‚391
Mark Edgerton 2001 I   $24‚926 $24‚926
Elliot Greenspan 2001 D $3‚777   $3‚777
Totals for 2001     $23‚019‚458 $18‚214‚250 $41‚233‚708
*Elected to Office

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Candidate Year Party Primary Spending General Spending Total Spending
Both Elections
Christie Whitman* 1997 R $3‚473‚191 $7‚437‚651 $10‚910‚842
James McGreevey 1997 D $2‚188‚829 $7‚382‚757 $9‚571‚586
Robert Andrews 1997 D $2‚850‚018   $2‚850‚018
Michael Murphy 1997 D $1‚620‚332   $1‚620‚332
Murray Sabrin 1997 I   $840‚029 $840‚029
Richard Pezzullo 1997 I   $814 $814
Totals for 1997     $10‚132‚370 $15‚661‚251 $25‚793‚621
*Elected to Office

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Candidate Year Party Primary Spending General Spending Total Spending
Both Elections
Christie Whitman* 1993 R $2‚953‚797 $6‚571‚005 $9‚524‚802
Jim Florio 1993 D $2‚903‚098 $6‚330‚056 $9‚233‚154
Cary Edwards 1993 R $2‚844‚132   $2‚844‚132
James Wallwork 1993 R $1‚266‚429   $1‚266‚429
Totals for 1993     $9‚967‚456 $12‚901‚061 $22‚868‚517
*Elected to Office

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Candidate Year Party Primary Spending General Spending Total Spending
Both Elections
Jim Courter* 1989 R $2‚516‚660 $5‚350‚986 $7‚867‚646
Jim Florio 1989 D $2‚433‚075 $5‚591‚824 $8‚024‚899
Cary Edwards 1989 R $2‚431‚717   $2‚431‚717
Chuck Hardwick 1989 R $2‚383‚704   $2‚383‚704
William Gormley 1989 R $2‚213‚532   $2‚213‚532
Alan Karcher 1989 D $1‚190‚191   $1‚190‚191
Gerald Cardinale 1989 R $1‚150‚994   $1‚150‚994
Barbara Sigmund 1989 R $687‚361   $687‚361
Tom Blomquist 1989 R $26‚789   $26‚789
Daniel Karlan 1989 I   $875 $875
Lois Rand 1989 D $480   $480
Michael Ziruolo 1989 I   $150 $150
Totals for 1989     $15‚034‚503 $10‚943‚835 $25‚978‚338
*Elected to Office

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Candidate Year Party Primary Spending General Spending Total Spending
Both Elections
Tom Kean* 1985 R $1‚144‚244 $2‚254‚971 $3‚399‚215
Peter Shapiro 1985 D $1‚161‚161 $1‚980‚213 $3‚141‚374
John Russo 1985 D $1‚134‚504   $1‚134‚504
Stephen Wiley 1985 D $1‚058‚851   $1‚058‚851
Kenneth Gibson 1985 D $987‚835   $987‚835
Robert Del Tufo 1985 D $737‚094   $737‚094
Elliot Greenspan 1985 D $600   $600
Totals for 1985     $6‚224‚289 $4‚235‚184 $10‚459‚473
*Elected to Office

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Candidate Year Party Primary Spending General Spending Total Spending
Both Elections
Tom Kean* 1981 R $1‚131‚310 $2‚370‚888 $3‚502‚198
Jim Florio 1981 D $1‚113‚925 $2‚370‚810 $3‚484‚735
Joseph Sullivan 1981 R $2‚163‚274   $2‚163‚274
Lawrence Kramer 1981 D $1‚150‚256   $1‚150‚256
John Degnan 1981 D $1‚104‚063   $1‚104‚063
Thomas Smith 1981 D $1‚085‚105   $1‚085‚105
James Wallwork 1981 R $1‚025‚775   $1‚025‚775
Joseph Merlino 1981 D $997‚744   $997‚744
Robert Roe 1981 D $990‚187   $990‚187
Kenneth Gibson 1981 D $782‚393   $782‚393
Bill Hamilton 1981 D $556‚011   $556‚011
Frank Dodd 1981 D $536‚593   $536‚593
Donald Lan 1981 D $447‚197   $447‚197
John Rafferty 1981 R $430‚935   $430‚935
Barry Parker 1981 R $415‚657   $415‚657
Richard McGlynn 1981 R $388‚230   $388‚230
Barbara McConnell 1981 D $208‚740   $208‚740
Ann Klein 1981 D $167‚340   $167‚340
Anthony Imperiale 1981 I $17‚587   $17‚587
Herbert Buehler 1981 D $9‚137   $9‚137
Totals for 1981     $14‚751‚459 $4‚741‚698 $19‚493‚157
*Elected to Office

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Candidate Year Party Primary Spending General Spending Total Spending
Both Elections
Brendan Byrne* 1977 D   $1‚667‚349  
Ray Bateman 1977 R   $1‚642‚017  
All Primary Candidates 1977   $5‚200‚000 $3‚309‚366 $8‚509‚366
*Elected to Office

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Candidate Year Party Primary Spending General Spending Total Spending
Both Elections
Brendan Byrne* 1973 D NA $1‚433‚799  
Charles Sandman 1973 R NA $716‚988  
Totals for 1973       $2‚150‚787  
*Elected to Office

DISCLAIMER: Totals less than $30‚000 for 1989 candidates are for receipts‚ not expenditures.
1977 Primary Elections were not publicly funded; nor were the 1973 elections.
Independent candidates only run in general elections.
Minor candidates who detailed no expenditures are not listed.

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