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.

    View Historical Information link

  • Hours of Operation

    Commission:
    9:00 am-5:00 pm‚ Monday - Friday

    Public Room:
    9:15 am-4:45 pm‚ Monday - Friday

    Email

    To report web site problems and web site feedback via email to webmaster.

  • Address

    The New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission is located at 28 W. State Street‚ 13th Floor‚ Trenton‚ New Jersey.

    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‚ 28 West State Street‚ 13th floor‚ Trenton‚ New Jersey 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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ELEC Connect

Press Advisory: Public Matching Funds

The New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission (ELEC) has approved $468,049 in public matching funds for the 2017 gubernatorial primary campaigns of four candidates.
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Press Advisory: Rulemaking-Proposed Readoption Secondary Notice

Executive Director Jeffrey M. Brindle announced today that the New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission is proposing readoption of N.J.A.C. 19:25, without amendment.
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Press Advisory: Disclosure Calendar

The New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission (ELEC) has announced the following disclosure calendar for reports filed by the candidates and committees participating in the 2017 June Runoff Election.
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Press Advisory: New Website Rollout

A modern, more streamlined website with powerful new tools for accessing and interpreting campaign finance and lobbying information was unveiled today by the New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission (ELEC).
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More Money to Political Parties Would Mean Less to Independent Special Interest Committees by Jeff Brindle

On May 22, the U.S. Supreme Court declined to hear a case that challenged the ban on soft money contributions to national political parties.
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Press Advisory: Gubernatorial Candidate Reports

Reports filed by gubernatorial candidates that reflect fundraising activity through May 23 will be released at 10 am Wednesday May 31.
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NJ’s Marijuana Push Could Bring New High in Special Interest Spending by Jeff Brindle

As the push to legalize marijuana intensifies, New Jersey residents could see a significant increase in issue advocacy, direct lobbying and election-related spending.
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Press Advisory: Public Matching Funds

The New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission (ELEC) has approved $469,886 in public
matching funds for the 2017 gubernatorial primary campaigns of four candidates.
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Public Session Minutes: April 18, 2017

Public Session Minutes for April 18, 2017.
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Press Advisory: Enforcement Actions

Updates to enforcement actions are now available for review today May 17, 2017 on the website of the New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission, Executive Director Jeff Brindle announced today.
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Gubernatorial Public Financing Program Brings Better Elections at Minimal Cost by Jeff Brindle

As the gubernatorial primary debate season unfolds, it is appropriate to highlight New Jersey’s gold-star public financing program.
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Press Advisory: 29 Day Pre-Election

With the June primary election less than three weeks away, legislative candidates have raised $29.4 million, spent $16.3 million and report cash reserves totaling $13.3 million, according to the latest reports filed with the New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission (ELEC).
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Press Advisory: Public Matching Funds

The New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission (ELEC) has approved $315,634 in public matching funds for the 2017 gubernatorial primary campaigns of three candidates.
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Press Advisory: Meeting Announcement

The New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission will have a meeting at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, May 16,2017, at the Commission's office at 28 West State Street, 12th Floor, Trenton, New Jersey.
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Press Advisory: Gubernatorial Candidates Reports

Gubernatorial candidates so far have raised $28.1 million and spent $23.3 million for the 2017 primary elections, according to the most recent reports filed with the New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission (ELEC).
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Press Advisory: County Parties 1st Quarter

County party committees have raised 25 percent more during the first three months of 2017 than they did at the same point 2013, the last year when gubernatorial and legislative candidates shared the ballot, according to the reports filed with the Election Law Enforcement Commission (ELEC).
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Press Advisory: Public Matching Funds

The New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission (ELEC) has approved $365,012 in public matching funds for the 2017 gubernatorial primary campaigns of four candidates. 
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Press Advisory: Disclosure Calendar

The New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission (ELEC) has announced the following disclosure calendar for reports filed by candidates and committees participating in the 2017 Primary Election.
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Press Advisory: Enforcement Actions

Updates to enforcement actions are now available for review today May 3, 2017 on the website of the New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission, Executive Director Jeff Brindle announced today
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ELEC-Tronic Newsletter, Issue 95 • May 2017

The goal of the newsletter is to acquaint the State’s residents with important information in the areas of campaign finance‚ gubernatorial public financing‚ lobbying‚ and pay-to-play.
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