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News Room Archive

1997 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 10‚ 1997 link The Commission announced that‚ as of the 20-day post election reports‚ campaign spending for the 1997 general election increased by 40 percent over the amount spent in 1993‚ the last year when both houses of the Legislature‚ as well as the Governor‚ were up for election.

November 25‚ 1997 link The Commission announced White Paper No. 12‚ Repartyization: The Rebirth of County Organizations.  The study notes that in 1986‚ the 42 county party committees were raising just $2 million and spending $2.3 million.  By 1996‚ these same organizations raised $9.4 million and spent $8.4 million.

November 19‚ 1997 link The Commission is proposing a new rule to address the use of campaign funds for payment of legal fees and expenses which arise directly from and are related to an election campaign for public office or from holding such elected office.

November 3‚ 1997 link The Commission received an application for public matching funds from 1997 general election gubernatorial Candidate Murray Sabrin.

October 31‚ 1997 link The Commission announced that gubernatorial public matching funds totaling $61‚394.29 were deposited yesterday into the public funds bank account established for 1997 gubernatorial general election Candidate Murray Sabrin.

October 29‚ 1997 link An alphabetical contributor list for the 1997 gubernatorial general election is available for public inspection.

October 27‚ 1997 link The Commission received an application for public matching funds from 1997 general election gubernatorial Candidate Murray Sabrin.

October 22‚ 1997 link The Commission announced that gubernatorial public matching funds totaling $153‚066.85 were deposited into the public funds bank account established for 1997 gubernatorial general election candidates James McGreevey and Murray Sabrin.

October 20‚ 1997 link The Commission received applications for public matching funds from 1997 general election gubernatorial candidates James McGreevey and Murray Sabrin.

October 20‚ 1997 link The Commission announced that‚ as of the 29-day pre election reports‚ fundraising for the 1997 general election increased by 55 percent over the amount raised in 1993‚ the last year when both Houses of the Legislature‚ as well as the Governor‚ were up for election.

October 16‚ 1997 link The Commission announced today that gubernatorial public matching funds totaling $385‚717.93 were deposited into the public funds bank account established for 1997 gubernatorial general election candidates James McGreevey and Murray Sabrin.

October 15‚ 1997 link An alphabetical contributor list for the 1997 gubernatorial general election is available for public inspection.

October 14‚ 1997 link The Commission received applications for public matching funds from 1997 general election gubernatorial candidates James McGreevey and Murray Sabrin.

October 8‚ 1997 link The Commission announced that gubernatorial public matching funds totaling $646‚912.51 were deposited into the public funds bank account established for 1997 gubernatorial general election Candidate James McGreevey.

October 6‚ 1997 link The Commission received an application for public matching funds from 1997 general election gubernatorial Candidate James McGreevey.

October 1‚ 1997 link An alphabetical contributor list for the 1997 gubernatorial general election Candidate Murray Sabrin is available for public inspection.

October 1‚ 1997 link The Commission announced today that gubernatorial public matching funds totaling $1‚305‚620.51 were deposited into public funds bank accounts for 1997 gubernatorial general election candidates James McGreevey and Christine Todd Whitman.

September 29‚ 1997 link The Commission received application for public matching funds from 1997 general election gubernatorial candidates James McGreevey and Christine Todd Whitman.

September 26‚ 1997 link The Commission announced today that gubernatorial public matching funds in the amount of $322‚791.76 were deposited into a public funds bank account established for gubernatorial general election Candidate Murray Sabrin.

September 23‚ 1997 link An alphabetical list for the 1997 gubernatorial general election is available for public inspection.

September 22‚ 1997 link The Commission received an application for public matching funds from 1997 general election gubernatorial Candidate James McGreevey.

September 19‚ 1997 link The Commission announced today that gubernatorial public matching funds totaling $1‚023‚953.40 were deposited into public funds bank accounts for the 1997 gubernatorial general election candidates James McGreevey and Christine Todd Whitman.

September 16‚ 1997 link The Commission announced today that gubernatorial public matching funds totaling $1‚011.152.4 were deposited into public funds bank accounts for 1997 gubernatorial general election candidates James McGreevey and Christine Todd Whitman.

September 15‚ 1997 link The Commission received applications for public matching funds from 1997 general election gubernatorial candidates James McGreevey and Christine Todd Whitman.

September 8‚ 1997 link An alphabetical contributor list for the 1997 gubernatorial general election is available for public inspection.

September 8‚ 1997 link The Commission received an application for public matching funds from 1997 general election gubernatorial Candidate Christine Todd Whitman.

September 2‚ 1997 link The Commission received an application for public matching funds from 1997 general election gubernatorial candidates James McGreevey and Christine Todd Whitman.

August 19‚ 1997 link The Commission announced today that gubernatorial public matching funds in the amount of $793‚082.00 were deposited into a public funds bank account established for gubernatorial general election Candidate Christine Todd Whitman.

August 18‚ 1997 link The Commission received applications for public matching funds from 1997 general election gubernatorial candidates James McGreevey and Christine Todd Whitman.

August 12‚ 1997 link An alphabetical contributor list for the 1997 gubernatorial general election is available for public inspection.

August 8‚ 1997 link The Commission announced today that gubernatorial public matching funds in the amount of $1‚784‚300.00 were deposited into a public funds bank account established for gubernatorial general election Candidate Christine Todd Whitman.

August 4‚ 1997 link The Commission received an application for public matching funds from 1997 general election gubernatorial Candidate Christine Todd Whitman.

July 25‚ 1997 link The Commission announced today that gubernatorial public matching funds in the amount of $394‚892.00 were deposited into a public funds bank account established for gubernatorial general election Candidate James McGreevey.

July 21‚ 1997 link The Commission received an application for public matching funds from 1997 general election gubernatorial Candidate Christine Todd Whitman.

July 7‚ 1997 link The Commission received an application for public matching funds from 1997 general election gubernatorial Candidate James McGreevey.

July 1‚ 1997 link The Commission is proposing a new rule and amendments to its rules to implement a new law requiring lobbyists and legislative agents to give written notice to the recipients of any benefit that a lobbyist or legislative agent provides to any member of the Legislature‚ legislative staff‚ the Governor‚ the Governor's staff‚ or an officer or staff member of the Executive Branch.

May 28‚ 1997 link The Commission announced today that gubernatorial public matching funds totaling $287‚164.84 were deposited into public funds bank accounts for the 1997 gubernatorial primary election candidates Robert Andrews and Michael Murphy.

May 28‚ 1997 link The Commission announced today that steps are being taken to implement the debate requirement provision of the New Jersey Gubernatorial Public Financing Program.

May 22‚ 1997 link An alphabetical contributor list for the 1997 gubernatorial primary election is available for public inspection.

May 21‚ 1997 link The Commission announced today that gubernatorial public matching funds totaling $287‚164.84 were deposited into public funds bank accounts for 1997 gubernatorial primary election candidates Robert Andrews‚ James McGreevey‚ and Michael Murphy.

May 20‚ 1997 link The Commission announced today that gubernatorial public matching funds totaling $575‚880.00 were deposited into public funds bank accounts for 1997 gubernatorial primary election candidates Robert Andrews‚ James McGreevey‚ and Michael Murphy.

May 19‚ 1997 link The Commission received applications for public matching funds from 1997 primary election gubernatorial candidates Robert Andrews‚ James McGreevey‚ and Michael Murphy.

May 15‚ 1997 link An alphabetical contributor list for the 1997 gubernatorial primary election is available for public inspection.

May 14‚ 1997 link The Commission announced today that gubernatorial public matching funds totaling $292‚850.00 were deposited into public funds bank accounts for 1997 gubernatorial primary election candidates James McGreevey and Michael Murphy.

May 12‚ 1997 link The Commission received applications for public matching funds from 1997 primary election gubernatorial candidates Robert Andrews‚ James McGreevey and Michael Murphy.

May 9‚ 1997 link The Commission announced today that gubernatorial public matching funds totaling $344‚660.00 were deposited into public funds bank accounts for 1997 gubernatorial primary election candidates Robert Andrews‚ James McGreevey‚ and Michael Murphy.

May 6‚ 1997 link An alphabetical contributor list for the 1997 gubernatorial primary election is available for public inspection.

May 5‚ 1997 link The Commission announced today that gubernatorial public matching funds totaling $232‚052.00 were deposited into public funds bank accounts for 1997 gubernatorial primary election candidates James McGreevey and Michael Murphy.

May 1‚ 1997 link The Commission announced today that gubernatorial public matching funds totaling $32‚600.00 were deposited into the public funds bank account for 1997 gubernatorial primary election Candidate James McGreevey.

April 30‚ 1997 link The Commission announced today that gubernatorial public matching funds in the amount of $341‚190.00 were deposited into a public funds bank account established for gubernatorial primary election Candidate Michael Murphy.

April 28‚ 1997 link Correction of press release concerning public matching funds submissions for Candidate Michael Murphy.

April 28‚ 1997 link The Commission received applications for public matching funds from 1997 primary election gubernatorial candidates Robert Andrews‚ James McGreevey‚ and Michael Murphy.

April 25‚ 1997 link An alphabetical contributor list for the 1997 gubernatorial primary election is available for public inspection.

April 24‚ 1997 link The Commission announced today that gubernatorial public matching funds totaling $1‚173‚283.22 were deposited into public funds bank accounts for 1997 gubernatorial primary election candidates James McGreevey and Robert Andrews.

April 21‚ 1997 link The Commission received applications for public matching funds from 1997 primary election gubernatorial candidates James McGreevey and Michael Murphy.

April 14‚ 1997 link An alphabetical contributor list for the 1997 gubernatorial primary election is available for public inspection.

April 14‚ 1997 link The Commission received applications for public matching funds from 1997 primary election gubernatorial candidates James McGreevey and Michael Murphy.

April 9‚ 1997 link The Commission announced today that gubernatorial public matching funds totaling $1‚502‚080.00 were deposited into public funds bank accounts for 1997 gubernatorial primary election candidates James McGreevey and Christine Todd Whitman.

April 7‚ 1997 link The Commission received applications for public matching funds from 1997 primary election gubernatorial candidates Robert Andrews and James McGreevey.

April 2‚ 1997 link The Commission announced today that spending by lobbyists during the 1996 calendar year increased 11 percent over 1995 figures.  The total amount of expenditures by lobbyists has continued to rise every year since 1992‚ the year the lobbying law was most recently amended.

April 1‚ 1997 link An alphabetical contributor list for the 1997 gubernatorial primary election is available for public inspection.

March 31‚ 1997 link Names of candidates and treasurers who were fined for failure to comply with the Reporting Act during calendar years 1991 through and including 1995.

March 25‚ 1997 link The Commission announced today that gubernatorial public matching funds totaling $926‚678.80 were deposited into public funds bank account for 1997 gubernatorial primary election candidates James McGreevey and Christine Todd Whitman.

March 24‚ 1997 link The Commission received applications for public matching funds from 1997 primary election gubernatorial candidates James McGreevey and Christine Todd Whitman.

March 10‚ 1997 link The Commission received applications for public matching funds from 1997 primary election gubernatorial candidates James McGreevey and Christine Todd Whitman.

February 28‚ 1997 link An alphabetical contributor list for the 1997 gubernatorial primary election is available for public inspection.

February 27‚ 1997 link The Commission announced today that gubernatorial public matching funds in the amount of $505‚050.36 were deposited into a public funds bank account established for gubernatorial primary election Candidate James McGreevey.

February 26‚ 1997 link The Commission is proposing amendments to its rules for publicly-financed gubernatorial primary and general elections to provide specific guidance to gubernatorial candidates by clarifying the criteria for determining affiliation between or among corporate contributors.

February 19‚ 1997 link The Commission announced today that steps are being taken to implement the debate requirement provision of the New Jersey Gubernatorial Public Financing Program.

January 24‚ 1997 link The New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission announced today that it is proposing a new rule, N.J.A.C. 19:25-10.14, Contributions by minors, and amendments to its rules to establish criteria for acceptance by non-gubernatorial candidates and committees of contributions from minors.

January 17‚ 1997 link The Commission received an application for public matching funds from 1997 primary election gubernatorial Candidate James McGreevey.

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