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)

    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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News Room Archive

1995 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 12‚ 1995 link 20-day post election report figures show that candidates for the General Assembly raised and spent 36 percent more in their 1995 General Election campaigns than they did in1993.

November 16‚ 1995 link Names of candidates and treasurers who were fined for failure to comply with the Reporting Act during calendar years 1991‚ 1992‚ and 1993.

November 14‚ 1995 link William Eldridge‚ an early proponent of curbs on deliberately false advertising‚ said that he is delighted that "untruthful and unseemly political advertising" appears to have fallen into disfavor with the public.

November 8‚ 1995 link The Commission has proposed an amendment to its regulations to clarify that a partnership as an entity is not permitted to make contributions to a candidate‚ candidate committee‚ joint candidates committee‚ political committee‚ continuing political committee‚ political party committee or legislative leadership committee.

October 24‚ 1995 link During the 29-day pre election report period‚ candidates for the General Assembly reported raising $6‚123‚939 and spending $2‚984.426.

September 11‚ 1995 link The Commission has proposed regulations to implement portions of the "Uniform Recall Election Law."

June 20‚ 1995 link The Commission has proposed the re adoption with amendments of its regulations pursuant to Executive Order 66 (1978).

May 22‚ 1995 link Nomination of former United States Attorney Michael Chertoff to the New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission.

May 17‚ 1995 link The Commission proposed regulations concerning the reporting of expenditures by candidates‚ candidate committees‚ joint candidates committees‚ political committees‚ continuing political committees‚ political party committees‚ and legislative leadership committees and concerning reporting of independent expenditures.

May 3‚ 1995 link William Eldridge announced the release of the Commission's 1994 Annual Report.

April 5‚ 1995 link Revised schedule for releasing to the public complaints and final decisions issued pursuant to its statutory enforcement authority.

March 15‚ 1995 link The Commission has proposed amendments to its current regulations to permit electronic facsimile filing of notices of contributions received and expenditures made immediately before an election.

February 10‚ 1995 link The Commission will consider comments from the public made at its two public hearings on the issue of deliberately false political advertising.

January 25‚ 1995 link Names of candidates and treasurers who were fined for failure to comply with the Reporting Act during calendar years 1991 and 1992.

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