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

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    New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission‚ P.O. Box 185‚ Trenton‚ New Jersey 08625-0185.

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News Room Archive

1987 Analytical and Topical Press Releases

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.

December 9‚ 1987 link Twenty-day post election reports show that during the recent campaign for the Legislature‚ Senate and Assembly candidates reported raising $15‚071‚611 and spending $11‚268‚ 1993.

December 1‚ 1987 link ELEC today urged in the law requiring the reporting of financial activity by lobbyists.

November 24‚ 1987 link ELEC has approved a proposal for a statutory change that would require PAC's and party committees to identify their political or economic affiliation.

October 30‚ 1987 link The 11-day pre election filing of October 23‚ 1987‚ Senate and Assembly candidates reported raising $11‚164‚973 and spending $7‚388‚129.

October 20‚ 1987 link Senate and Assembly candidates raised $7‚367‚484 and spent $3‚659‚050‚ or 50 percent of their receipts during the period prior to October 5‚ 1987.

October 6‚ 1987 link Frederick Herrmann has been named Chairperson of the Council on Governmental Ethics Laws (COGEL).

September 23‚ 1987 link PAC contributions to candidates during the first two quarters of 1987 have increased by 81 percent over the same period in 1985 and the number of PAC's has increased by 35 percent.

August 20‚ 1987 link A total of 223 major party candidates for the State Legislature filed personal financial disclosure reports in 1987.

July 6‚ 1987 link Final campaign financial figures for the June 2‚ 1987 Primary election were released today.

June 30‚ 1987 link Nomination of Andrew Axtell and Stanley Bedford.

May 29‚ 1987 link State Senate and Assembly candidates in the 1987 June primary have raised $2‚231‚246 and spent $1‚096‚628 through May 22‚ 1987.

May 21‚ 1987 link State Senate and Assembly candidates in the 1987 June primary have raised $1‚460‚132 and spent $574‚772 on their campaigns through May 8‚ 1987.

May 1‚ 1987 link ELEC today provided receipt and expenditure totals for all continuing political committees currently operating in the State of NJ. 

May 1‚ 1987 link PACs received $6‚391‚992 in contributions during the 15-month period January 1‚ 1986 and March 31‚ 1987.