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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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News Room Archive

1994 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 16‚ 1994 link The Commission praised Assemblyman Monroe Lustbader (R-Essex) for introducing legislation that would curb deliberately false political advertising.

December 8‚ 1994 link Public hearing on false campaign advertising on December 13, 1994.

November 28‚ 1994 link William Eldridge has renewed his call for measures to limit deliberately false political advertising by candidates.

October 24‚ 1994 link William Eldridge has been named Chairman of the New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission

August 8‚ 1994 link The Commission has proposed regulations and repeals concerning the reporting requirements of continuing political committees, political party committees and legislative leadership committees.

June 15‚ 1994 link The Commission has proposed new regulations concerning the permissible uses of contributions received by a candidate, candidate committee, joint candidates committee, or legislative leadership committee for campaign expenses, etc.

May 18‚ 1994 link The Commission released recommendations designed to strengthen the Gubernatorial Public Financing Program and simultaneously preserve taxpayers' dollars.

April 4‚ 1994 link The Commission announced today that annual lobbying financial reports show lobbyists and legislative agents spending $12,699,067 on lobbying activity in 1993.

March 29‚ 1994 link Names of candidates and treasurers who where fined for failure to comply with the Reporting Act during the calendar years 1988 through 1991.

March 17‚ 1994 link William Eldridge has been named Vice Chairman of the New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission.

February 16‚ 1994 link White Paper No. 9,  Legislative Candidates: How They Spend Their Money.  The report analyzes the spending patterns of legislative candidates in the 1987 and 1991 elections, is the first study of its kind in New Jersey and perhaps the nation.

February 15‚ 1994 link The Commission has concluded its examination of the utilization of public funds or "street money" disbursements by the two publicly-financed 1993 gubernatorial general election campaigns.

February 7‚ 1994 link Public hearing concerning the 1993 New Jersey Gubernatorial Public Financing Program.