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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  • Hours of Operation

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

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

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  • 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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Spending Totals By Candidate By Election

Gubernatorial
Candidate Year Party Primary Spending General Spending Total Spending
Both Elections
 Phil Murphy*  2017  D  $22,000,755  $14,554,536  $36,555,291**
 Kimberly Guadagno  2017  R  $3,476,408  $5,729,335  $9,205,743
 James Johnson  2017  D  $3,232,842    $3,232,842
 John Wisniewski  2017  D  $2,144,539    $2,144,539
 Jack Ciattarelli  2017  R  $1,805,674    $1,805,674
 Ray Lesniak  2017  D  $725,510    $725,510
 Hirsh Singh  2017  R  $1,018,149    $1,018,149
 Seth Kaper-Dale  2017  I    $118,471  $118,471
 Gina Genovese  2017  I    $50,558  $ 50,558
 Mark Zinna  2017  D  $32,622    $32,622
 Steven Rogers  2017  R  $27,522    $7,522
 Bill Brennan  2017  D  $20,847    $20,847
 Joseph Rullo  2017  R  $ 9,873    $9,873
 Peter Rohrman  2017  I     $7,858  $7,858
 Matthew Riccardi  2017  I       NA
 Vincent Ross  2017  I      NA
 Totals for 2017      $34,494,741  $20,460,758  $54,955,499
*Elected to Office
** $42.8 million including $6.2 million candidate spent personally on two non-profits that made him better known before the primary.

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Candidate Year Party Primary Spending General Spending Total Spending
Both Elections
 Chris Christie*  2013  R  $6,724,732  $13,140,635  $19,865,367
 Barbara Buono  2013  D  $2,940,901  $3,009,559  $5,950,460
 Seth Grossman  2013  R  $11,845    $11,845
 Diane Sare  2013  I    $55,961  $55,961
 Kenneth Kaplan  2013  I    $117  $117
 William Araujo  2013  I    $850  $850
 Totals for 2013      $9,677,478  $16,207,122  $25,884,600
*Elected to Office

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Candidate Year Party Primary Spending General Spending Total Spending
Both Elections
 Jon Corzine*  2009  D  $4,533,869  $27,454,051  $31,987,920
 Chris Christie  2009  R  $5,721,642  $11,886,991  $17,608,633
 Steven Lonegan  2009  R  $4,494,042    $4,494,042
 Chris Daggett  2009  I    $1,904,423  $1,904,423
 Rick Merkt  2009  R  $53,508    $53,508
 Gary Steele  2009  I    $25,574  $25,574
 David Meiswinkle  2009  I    $15,829  $15,829
 Carl Bergmanson  2009  D  $3,580    $3,580
 Jason Cullen  2009  I    $2,795  $2,795
 Kostas Petris  2009  I    $2,246  $2,246
 Jeff Boss  2009  D  $800    $800
 Gregory Pason  2009  I    $559  $559
 Totals for 2009      $14,807,441  $41,292,468  $56,099,909
*Elected to Office

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Candidate Year Party Primary Spending General Spending Total Spending
Both Elections
 Jon Corzine*  2005  D  $5,444,401  $39,154,451  $44,598,852
 Doug Forrester  2005  R  $12,664,426  $19,123,364  $31,787,790
 Bret Schundler  2005  R  $3,065,457    $3,065,457
 Robert Schroeder  2005  R  $2,184,365    $2,184,365
 John Murphy  2005  R  $1,571,391    $1,571,391
 Steven Lonegan  2005  R  $1,476,387    $1,476,387
 Paul DiGaetano  2005  R  $1,120,857    $1,120,857
 Todd Caliguire  2005  R  $934,312    $934,312
 Hector Castillo  2005  I    $923,002  $923,002
 Jeffrey Pawlowski  2005  I    $33,290  $33,290
 Wesley Bell  2005  I    $25,392  $25,392
 Michael Latigona  2005  I    $3,893  $3,893
 Totals for 2005      $28,461,596  $59,263,392  $87,724,988
*Elected to Office

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Candidate Year Party Primary Spending General Spending Total Spending
Both Elections
 James McGreevey*  2001  D  $6,714,975  $9,074,767  $15,789,742
 Bret Schundler  2001  R  $6,306,979  $8,942,166  $15,249,145
 Robert Franks  2001  R  $5,968,787    $5,968,787
 Donald DiFrancesco  2001  R  $4,028,717    $4,028,717
 Bill Schluter  2001  I    $172,391  $172,391
 Mark Edgerton  2001  I    $24,926  $24,926
 Elliot Greenspan  2001  D  $3,777    $3,777
 Totals for 2001      $23,019,458  $18,214,250  $41,233,708
*Elected to Office

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Candidate Year Party Primary Spending General Spending Total Spending
Both Elections
 Christie Whitman*  1997  R  $3,473,191  $7,437,651  $10,910,842
 James McGreevey  1997  D  $2,188,829  $7,382,757  $9,571,586
 Robert Andrews  1997  D  $2,850,018    $2,850,018
 Michael Murphy  1997  D  $1,620,332    $1,620,332
 Murray Sabrin  1997  I    $840,029  $840,029
 Richard Pezzullo  1997  I    $814  $814
 Totals for 1997      $10,132,370  $15,661,251  $25,793,621
*Elected to Office

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Candidate Year Party Primary Spending General Spending Total Spending
Both Elections
 Christie Whitman*  1993  R  $2,953,797  $6,571,005  $9,524,802
 Jim Florio  1993  D  $2,903,098  $6,330,056  $9,233,154
 Cary Edwards  1993  R  $2,844,132    $2,844,132
 James Wallwork  1993  R  $1,266,429    $1,266,429
 Totals for 1993      $9,967,456  $12,901,061  $22,868,517
*Elected to Office

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Candidate Year Party Primary Spending General Spending Total Spending
Both Elections
 Jim Courter*  1989  R  $2,516,660  $5,350,986  $7,867,646
 Jim Florio  1989  D  $2,433,075  $5,591,824  $8,024,899
 Daniel Karlan  1989  I    $875  $875
 Michael Ziruolo  1989  I    $150  $150
 Tom Blomquist  1989  R  $26,789    $26,789
 Gerald Cardinale  1989  R  $1,150,994    $1,150,994
 Cary Edwards  1989  R  $2,431,717    $2,431,717
 William Gormley  1989  R  $2,213,532    $2,213,532
 Chuck Hardwick  1989  R  $2,383,704    $2,383,704
 Alan Karcher  1989  D  $1,190,191    $1,190,191
 Lois Rand  1989  D  $480    $480
 Barbara Sigmund  1989  R  $687,361    $687,361
 Totals for 1989      $15,034,503  $10,943,835  $25,978,338
*Elected to Office

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Candidate Year Party Primary Spending General Spending Total Spending
Both Elections
 Tom Kean*  1985  R  $1,144,244  $2,254,971  $3,399,215
 Peter Shapiro  1985  D  $1,161,161  $1,980,213  $3,141,374
 John Russo  1985  D  $1,134,504    $1,134,504
 Stephen Wiley  1985  D  $1,058,851    $1,058,851
 Kenneth Gibson  1985  D  $987,835    $987,835
 Elliot Greenspan  1985  D  $600    $600
 Robert Del Tufo  1985  D  $737,094    $737,094
 Totals for 1985      $6,224,289  $4,235,184  $10,459,473
*Elected to Office

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Candidate Year Party Primary Spending General Spending Total Spending
Both Elections
 Tom Kean*  1981  R  $1,131,310  $2,370,888  $3,502,198
 Jim Florio  1981  D  $1,113,925  $2,370,810  $3,484,735
 Joseph Sullivan  1981  R  $2,163,274    $2,163,274
 Lawrence Kramer  1981  D  $1,150,256    $1,150,256
 John Degnan  1981  D  $1,104,063    $1,104,063
 Thomas Smith  1981  D  $1,085,105    $1,085,105
 James Wallwork  1981  R  $1,025,775    $1,025,775
 Joseph Merlino  1981  D  $997,744    $997,744
 Robert Roe  1981  D  $990,187    $990,187
 Kenneth Gibson  1981  D  $782,393    $782,393
 Bill Hamilton  1981  D  $556,011    $556,011
 Frank Dodd  1981  D  $536,593    $536,593
 Donald Lan  1981  D  $447,197    $447,197
 John Rafferty  1981  R  $430,935    $430,935
 Barry Parker  1981  R  $415,657    $415,657
 Richard McGlynn  1981  R  $388,230    $388,230
 Barbara McConnell  1981  D  $208,740    $208,740
 Ann Klein  1981  D  $167,340    $167,340
 Anthony Imperiale  1981  I  $17,587    $17,587
 Herbert Buehler  1981  D  $9,137    $9,137
 Totals for 1981      $14,751,459  $4,741,698  $19,493,157
*Elected to Office

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Candidate Year Party Primary Spending General Spending Total Spending
Both Elections
 Brendan Byrne*  1977  D    $1,667,349  
 Ray Bateman  1977  R    $1,642,017  
 All Primary Candidates  1977    $5,200,000  $3,309,366  $8,509,366
*Elected to Office

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Candidate Year Party Primary Spending General Spending Total Spending
Both Elections
 Brendan Byrne*  1973  D  NA  $1,433,799  
 Charles Sandman  1973  R  NA  $716,988  
 Totals for 1973        $2,150,787  
*Elected to Office

DISCLAIMER: Totals less than $30,000 for 1989 candidates are for receipts, not expenditures.
1977 Primary Elections were not publicly funded; nor were the 1973 elections.
Independent candidates only run in general elections.
Minor candidates who detailed no expenditures are not listed.

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