News Room Archive • 2014

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Analytical and Topical Press Releases
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December 12‚ 2014 Executive Director Jeffrey M. Brindle announced today that the New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission (Commission) is proposing an amendment to the time and place of filing reports for candidates or joint candidates in an election for an office elected by a municipal or countywide constituency‚ or a school district‚ or for legislative office.
November 18‚ 2014 The New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission has announced its meeting schedule for 2015.
October 29‚ 2014 County party officials continued to replenish their financial reserves in a year with no statewide campaigns but with counties and municipalities holding elections‚ according to the latest reports filed with the Election Law Enforcement Commission (ELEC).
October 17‚ 2014 Fundraising by the so-called “Big Six” committees perked up during the last three months but the combined activity of the two state parties and four legislative leadership committees remained low compared to the previous eight years‚ according to an analysis by the New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission (ELEC).
September 10‚ 2014 The top 25 special interest groups during the past 15 years spent a combined $311 million on campaign contributions‚ lobbying and independent spending‚ according to an analysis by the New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission (ELEC).
July 28‚ 2014 Independent special interest groups spent $5.3 million on recent municipal elections in Newark‚ far exceeding the previous record for “outside group” activity in a local campaign‚ according to an analysis by the Election Law Enforcement Commission (ELEC).
July 24‚ 2014 County party officials are gradually rebuilding their financial reserves in a year with no state campaigns but with most counties hosting elections for at least some positions‚ according to the latest reports filed with the Election Law Enforcement Commission (ELEC).
July 17‚ 2014 The so-called “Big Six” fundraising committees reported the weakest combined campaign finance activity in at least eight years‚ a sign that independent spending by special interest groups may be taking a toll on traditional fundraising committees‚ according to an analysis by the New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission (ELEC).
April 29‚ 2014 With last year’s elections in the rear view mirror‚ county party officials are reporting depleted coffers as they resume efforts to replenish those reserves‚ according to the latest reports filed with the Election Law Enforcement Commission (ELEC).
April 25‚ 2014 The New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission released today its “2013 Annual Report.
April 17‚ 2014 The 2013 state elections‚ which featured the most candidates since 2001‚ has left the so-called “Big Six” fundraising committees with depleted coffers‚ according to an analysis by the New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission (ELEC).
April 7‚ 2014 Contributions by public contractors jumped more than $2 million in 2013 to nearly $10.1 million‚ the biggest increase since 2007‚ according to an Election Law Enforcement Commission (ELEC) analysis of annual disclosure reports filed last month.
March 20‚ 2014 Independent special interest groups‚ many of which operate with little or no public disclosure of their activities‚ have spent an estimated $63 million on gubernatorial and legislative elections in New Jersey since 1977‚ according to a new analysis by the New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission.
March 14‚ 2014 The 45-day report of the 2014 Inaugural Event Committee is now available for public inspection on ELEC’s website.
March 6‚ 2014 Total lobbying expenditures in New Jersey rose to $4.3 million in 2013‚ a 7.4 percent increase compared to the previous year‚ according to an analysis of annual lobbying reports released today by the New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission.
January 29‚ 2014 County party committees collectively spent more than $10 million on the 2013 elections‚ the largest amount since 2009 and a sign that fundraising fortunes may be starting to stabilize‚ according to the latest reports filed with the New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission (ELEC).
January 17‚ 2014 The so-called “Big Six” fundraising committees spent a combined $14.7 million on last year’s state elections‚ up 14 percent from the $12.9 million spent in 2009‚ according to new quarterly reports filed with the New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission (ELEC).

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