• 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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  • Hours of Operation

    9:00 am-5:00 pm‚ Monday - Friday

    Public Room:
    9:15 am-4:45 pm‚ Monday - Friday


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  • Address

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

    By U.S. Mail

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

    By Commercial Delivery Service

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

  • By Phone

    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


News Room Archive

2004 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.

November 17‚ 2004 link The Commission today released Road To The Future: Improving the Convenience and Usefulness of ELEC's Internet Site. The report on computerization was completed to fulfill the requirements of P.L. 2004‚ c.31.

August 23‚ 2004 link The Commission is proposing amendments to its regulations to implement statutorily-required quadrennial inflationary adjustments to the limits and thresholds in the New Jersey Campaign Contributions and Expenditures Reporting Act‚ N.J.S.A. 19:44A-1‚ et seq.

July 14‚ 2004 link White Paper No. 17‚ Legislative Election 2003: The Rise of Party-Oriented Campaigning.  This white paper analyzes the legislative election of 2003 in the context of similar elections since 1993.

July 6‚ 2004 link The Commission is proposing new rules and amendments to its rules concerning the Gubernatorial Public Financing Program.  The proposed amendments and new rules are based upon comments received during public hearings conducted in 2002.

April 19‚ 2004 link The Commission is proposing new rules to establish requirements for electronic filing of reports by candidates.  The Commission is also proposing amendments to its rules concerning recordkeeping requirements for expenditures made by candidates and committees‚ etc.