ELEC

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

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

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

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    General information and Help Desk at: (609) 292-8700

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Public Funds Received by Gubernatorial Candidates

Candidate Year Party Primary Public Funds General Public Funds Total Public Funds
Both Elections
Barbara Buono 2013 D $1,821,199 $1,790,160 $3,611,359
Chris Christie* 2013 R   $8,200,000 $8,200,000
Total for 2013     $1,821,199 $9,990,160 $11,811,359

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Candidate Year Party Primary Public Funds General Public Funds Total Public Funds
Both Elections
Chris Christie* 2009 R $3,100,000 $7,300,000 $10,400,000
Steven M. Lonegan 2009 R $2,709,979   $2,709,979
Christopher J. Daggett 2009 I   $1,118,866 $1,118,866
Total for 2009     $5,809,979 $8,418,866 $14,228,845

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Candidate Year Party Primary Public Funds General Public Funds Total Public Funds
Both Elections
Todd Caliguire 2005 R $517,030   $517,030
Paul DiGaetano 2005 R $720,540   $720,540
Steven M. Lonegan 2005 R $943,584   $943,584
John J. Murphy 2005 R $1,005,453   $1,005,453
Robert Schroeder 2005 R $1,371,872   $1,371,872
Bret D. Schundler 2005 R $1,930,199   $1,930,199
Hector L. Castillo 2005 I   $431,850 $431,850
Total for 2005     $6,488,678 $431,850 $6,920,528

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Candidate Year Party Primary Public Funds General Public Funds Total Public Funds
Both Elections
Robert D. Franks 2001 R $3,700,000   $3,700,000
James E. McGreevey* 2001 D $3,700,000 $5,600,000 $9,300,000
Bret Schundler 2001 R $3,700,000 $5,600,000 $9,300,000
Total for 2001     $11,100,000 $11,200,000 $22,300,000

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Candidate Year Party Primary Public Funds General Public Funds Total Public Funds
Both Elections
Robert E. Andrews 1997 D $1,860,000   $1,860,000
James E. McGreevey 1997 D $1,860,000 $4,600,000 $6,460,000
Michael Murphy 1997 D $1,058,216   $1,058,216
Christine T. Whitman* 1997 R $1,860,000 $4,600,000 $6,460,000
Murray Sabrin 1997 I   $589,134 $589,134
Total for 1997     $6,638,216 $9,789,134 $16,427,350

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Candidate Year Party Primary Public Funds General Public Funds Total Public Funds
Both Elections
Jim Florio 1993 D $1,600,000 $3,900,000 $5,500,000
Cary Edwards 1993 R $1,600,000   $1,600,000
James H. Wallwork 1993 R $832,211   $832,211
Christine T. Whitman* 1993 R $1,600,000 $3,900,000 $5,500,000
Total for 1993     $5,632,211 $7,800,000 $13,432,211

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Candidate Year Party Primary Public Funds General Public Funds Total Public Funds
Both Elections
Jim Florio* 1989 D $1,350,000 $3,300,000 $4,650,000
Alan Karcher 1989 D $759,334   $759,334
Barbara Sigmund 1989 D $420,458   $420,458
Gerald Cardinale 1989 R $728,991   $728,991
Jim Courter 1989 R $1,350,000 $3,300,000 $4,650,000
Cary Edwards 1989 R $1,350,000   $1,350,000
William L. Gormley 1989 R $1,350,000   $1,350,000
Chuck Hardwick 1989 R $1,350,000   $1,350,000
Total for 1989     $8,658,783 $6,600,000 $15,258,783

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Candidate Year Party Primary Public Funds General Public Funds Total Public Funds
Both Elections
Robert J. Del Tufo 1985 D $445,136   $445,136
Kenneth A. Gibson 1985 D $601,410   $601,410
John F. Russo 1985 D $643,572   $643,572
Peter Shapiro 1985 D $643,572 $1,281,083 $1,924,656
Stephen B. Wiley 1985 D $643,572   $643,572
Thomas H. Kean* 1985 R $643,572 $1,287,145 $1,930,717
Total for 1985     $3,620,836 $2,568,228 $6,189,064

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Candidate Year Party Primary Public Funds General Public Funds Total Public Funds
Both Elections
John J. Degnan 1981 D $599,976   $599,976
Frank P. Dodd 1981 D $327,544   $327,544
James J. Florio 1981 D $599,976 $1,199,952 $1,799,927
Kenneth A. Gibson 1981 D $393,879   $393,879
Bill Hamilton 1981 D $309,679   $309,679
Ann V. Klein 1981 D $52,764   $52,764
Donald Lan 1981 D $249,920   $249,920
Barbara McConnell 1981 D $95,917   $95,917
Joseph P. Merlino 1981 D $599,976   $599,976
Thomas F. Smith 1981 D $599,950   $599,950
Thomas H. Kean* 1981 R $599,976 $1,199,952 $1,799,927
Lawrence F. Kramer 1981 R $599,976   $599,976
Richard McGlynn 1981 R $233,917   $233,917
Barry T. Parker 1981 R $306,042   $306,042
John K. Rafferty 1981 R $246,575   $246,575
Jim Wallwork 1981 R $557,595   $557,595
Total for 1981     $6,373,659 $2,399,903 $8,773,562

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Candidate Year Party Primary Public Funds General Public Funds Total Public Funds
Both Elections
Brendan T. Byrne 1977 D   $1,050,569 $1,050,569
Raymond H. Bateman 1977 R   $1,020,247 $1,020,247
Total for 1977       $2,070,816 $2,070,816

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Candidate Year Party Primary Public Funds General Public Funds Total Public Funds
Both Elections
TOTAL – 56 Candidates     $56,143,561 $61,268,957 $117,412,518

*Indicates elected to office.

DISCLAIMER: The data contained in the ELEC database includes information as reported by candidates and committees. Although ELEC has taken all reasonable precautions to prevent data entry errors, the possibility that some exist cannot be entirely eliminated. This information is subject to change as amendments are filed by candidates and committees. Contributor type is coded by ELEC staff members and is subjective according to the information provided by the filer.

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