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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    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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    New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission‚ 28 West State Street‚ 13th floor‚ Trenton‚ New Jersey 08608.

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    General information and Help Desk at: (609) 292-8700

    Toll Free within New Jersey: 1(888) 313-ELEC (3532)

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    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

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News Room Archive

1988 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 20‚ 1988 link Resolution requesting that the Governor declare the existence of an emergency imminent peril to the distribution of public money.

November 30‚ 1988 link Political committee in support of NJ's educational facilities bond issue‚ raised $300‚711 and spent $295‚012.

November 15‚ 1988 link Resolution sent to Governor Thomas Kean to urge immediate legislative action to amend the Gubernatorial Public Financing Program.

November 3‚ 1988 link Political committee in support of NJ's educational facilities bond issue‚ raised $228‚860 and spent $172‚099.

October 25‚ 1988 link Public hearing concerning proposed amendments to regulation for the Gubernatorial Public Financing Program.

October 19‚ 1988 link Letter sent to Governor Thomas Kean re: costs associated with implementing at a late date certain provisions of the Assembly State Government Committee Substitute Bill for S-24881R and A-3257.

October 13‚ 1988 link Political committee in support of NJ's educational facilities bond issue raised $91‚566 and spent $73‚540.

September 20‚ 1988 link The Commission announced today that the time has come for setting limits on contributions to legislative candidates‚ but they should not be set too low.

July 20‚ 1988 link Public hearing on the Commission's proposed amendments to its regulations of gubernatorial public financing.

July 6‚ 1988 link Lobbying expenditures for the 1987 calendar year totaled $7‚737‚950.

June 8‚ 1988 link The costs of campaigning for governor in 1989 will have increased an estimated 60.3 percent since the general election 1981.

April 14‚ 1988 link PACs contributed $4‚358‚143 to and on behalf of local‚ county and legislative candidates in 1987.

March 10‚ 1988 link ELEC has called on Governor Thomas Kean and the State Legislature to adopt legislation setting forth standards for the use of surplus campaign funds.

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