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.

    View Historical Information link

  • Hours of Operation

    Commission:
    9:00 am-5:00 pm‚ Monday - Friday

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

    Email

    To report web site problems and web site feedback via email to webmaster.

  • Address

    As of December 4, 2017, the New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission will be located at 25 South Stockton Street, 5th Floor, Trenton, NJ 08608.

    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‚ 25 South Stockton Street, 5th Floor, Trenton, NJ 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

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2018 Reporting Dates2018 Reporting Dates

2017 Reporting Dates link

Current Seminar Training link

Fire Commissioner - February 17, 2018

  Inclusion Dates Report Due Date
29-day Preelection Reporting Date Inception of campaign* - 1/16/18 1/19/2018
11-day Preelection Reporting Date 1/17/2018 - 2/3/2018 2/6/2018
20-day Postelection Reporting Date 2/4/2018 - 3/6/2018 3/9/2018

48-Hour Notice Reports Start on 2/4/2018 through 2/17/2018

April School Board - April 17, 2018

  Inclusion Dates Report Due Date
29-day Preelection Reporting Date Inception of campaign* - 3/16/2018 3/19/2018
11-day Preelection Reporting Date 3/17/2018 - 4/3/2018 4/6/2018
20-day Postelection Reporting Date 4/4/2018 - 5/4/2018 5/7/2018

48-Hour Notice Reports Start on 4/4/2018 through 4/17/2018

May Municipal - May 8, 2018

  Inclusion Dates Report Due Date
29-day Preelection Reporting Date Inception of campaign* - 4/6/2018 4/9/2018
11-day Preelection Reporting Date 4/7/2018 - 4/24/2018 4/27/2018
20-day Postelection Reporting Date 4/25/2018 - 5/25/2018 5/29/2018

48-Hour Notice Reporting Starts on 4/25/2018 through 5/8/2018

Runoff (June) ** - June 12, 2018

  Inclusion Dates Report Due Date
29-day Preelection Reporting Date No Report Required for this Period
11-day Preelection Reporting Date 4/25/2018 - 5/29/2018 6/1/2018
20-day Postelection Reporting Date 5/30/2018 - 6/29/2018 7/2/2018

48-Hour Notice Reporting Starts on 5/30/2018 through 6/12/2018

Primary (90-day start date: March 7,2018)*** - June 5, 2018

  Inclusion Dates Report Due Date
29-day Preelection Reporting Date Inception of campaign* - 5/4/2018 5/7/2018
11-day Preelection Reporting Date 5/5/2018 -5/22/2018 5/25/2018
20-day Postelection Reporting Date 5/23/2018 - 6/22/2018 6/25/2018

48-Hour Notice Reporting Starts on 5/23/2018 through 6/5/2018

General (90-day start date: August 8, 2018)*** - November 6, 2018

  Inclusion Dates Report Due Date
29-day Preelection Reporting Date 6/23/2018 - 10/5/2018 10/9/2018
11-day Preelection Reporting Date 10/6/2018 - 10/23/2018 10/26/2018
20-day Postelection Reporting Date 10/24/2018 - 11/23/2018 11/26/2018

48-Hour Notice Reporting Starts on 10/24/2018 through 11/6/2018

Runoff (December)** - December 4, 2018

  Inclusion Dates Report Due Date
29-day Preelection Reporting Date No Report Required for this Period
11-day Preelection Reporting Date 10/24/2018 - 11/20/2018 11/23/2018
20-day Postelection Reporting Date 11/21/2018 - 12/21/2018 12/24/2018

48-Hour Notice Reporting Starts on 11/21/2018 through 12/4/2018

PACs, PCFRs & Campaign Quarterly Filers

  Inclusion Dates Report Due Date
1st Quarter 1/1/2018 - 3/31/2018 4/16/2018
2nd Quarter 4/1/2018 - 6/30/2018 7/16/2018
3rd Quarter 7/1/2018 - 9/30/2018 10/15/2018
4th Quarter 10/1/2018 - 12/31/2018 1/15/2019

48-Hour Notice Reporting Starts on 11/21/2018 through 12/4/2018

Governmental Affairs Agents (Q-4)

  Inclusion Dates Report Due Date
1st Quarter 1/1/2018 - 3/31/2018 4/10/2018
2nd Quarter 4/1/2018 - 6/30/2018 7/10/2018
3rd Quarter 7/1/2018 - 9/30/2018 10/10/2018
4th Quarter 10/1/2018 - 12/31/2018 1/10/2019

*Inception Date of Campaign (first time filers) or from January 1, 2018 (Quarterly filers).
**A candidate committee or joint candidates committee that is filing in a 2018 Runoff election is not required to file a 20-day postelection report for the corresponding prior election (May Municipal or General).
***Form PFD-1 is due on April 12, 2018 for Primary Election Candidates and June 15, 2018 for Independent General Election Candidates.
Note: A fourth quarter 2017 filing is needed for Primary 2018 candidates if they started their campaign prior to December 7, 2017. A second quarter 2018 filing is needed by Independent/Non-Partisan General Election candidates if they started their campaign prior to May 9, 2018.

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