New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission

New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission ELEC monitors the campaign financing of all elections in the State. Whether the election is for Governor, Mayor‚ Legislature or a City Council‚ candidates and campaign organizations are required to file with ELEC contribution and expenditure reports.

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Operating as usual

12/08/2021

White Paper No. 29. The 2019 legislative election ended up costing less than half the record $71 million of the 2017 election but unleashed a political tremor that wasn’t fully felt until 2021, according to a new report by the New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission.
https://www.elec.state.nj.us/pdffiles/press_releases/pr_2021/pr_12082021.pdf

12/01/2021

ELEC-Tronic Newsletter, Issue 150- See Chairman's message, Executive Director's Message, Advisory Opinion 1-2021, 2022 Commission Meeting Schedule, 2022 Reporting Dates, and press announcements.
https://www.elec.state.nj.us/pdffiles/elec_tronic/elec_tronic_2021/elec_tronic_issue150_122021.pdf

12/01/2021

One mayoral, one state assembly, four school board and five municipal candidates must pay fines and fees totaling $37,963.07 for violating the Campaign Act, ELEC announced today.
https://www.elec.state.nj.us/pdffiles/press_releases/pr_2021/pr_12012021.pdf

11/29/2021
www.elec.state.nj.us

Election showdowns in just two legislative districts cost a combined $16.3 million, nearly one of three dollars spent on this year’s general election, according to the latest reports filed with ELEC.
https://www.elec.state.nj.us/pdffiles/press_releases/pr_2021/pr_11292021.pdf

11/17/2021

ELEC has announced its meeting schedule for 2022.
https://www.elec.state.nj.us/pdffiles/press_releases/pr_2021/pr_11172021.pdf

11/16/2021

ELEC has announced the following disclosure calendar for reports filed by candidates and committees participating in the 2021 December Runoff Election.
https://www.elec.state.nj.us/pdffiles/press_releases/pr_2021/pr_11162021.pdf

11/12/2021

ELEC will have its regular meeting at 11am on Tuesday‚ November 16‚ 2021 at the Commission’s office at 25 South Stockton St.‚ 5th Fl.‚ Trenton‚ NJ. The public can participate via GoToWebinar.
https://www.elec.state.nj.us/pdffiles/press_releases/pr_2021/pr_11122021.pdf

11/10/2021

Former Republican Governor Tom Kean Sr. says special interest groups that try to secretly influence national, state and local elections damage democracy and called for stronger disclosure laws to reduce the threat they pose.
https://www.elec.state.nj.us/pdffiles/press_releases/pr_2021/pr_11102021.pdf

11/09/2021

Fueled by a major state election year, combined county party fund-raising has reached levels not seen since 2009, according to quarterly reports filed with the New Jersey Election Law
Enforcement Commission.
https://www.elec.state.nj.us/pdffiles/press_releases/pr_2021/pr_11092021.pdf

11/03/2021
www.elec.state.nj.us

ELEC has approved $680,528 in public matching funds for Republican candidate Jack Ciattarelli in the 2021 gubernatorial general election.
https://www.elec.state.nj.us/pdffiles/press_releases/pr_2021/pr_11032021b.pdf

11/03/2021

One mayoral and five municipal candidates must pay fines and fees totaling $3,039.96 for violating the Campaign Act, ELEC announced today.
https://www.elec.state.nj.us/pdffiles/press_releases/pr_2021/pr_11032021.pdf

10/29/2021
www.elec.state.nj.us

Independent Spending in New Jersey Governor’s Election Already a New High at $38 million.
https://www.elec.state.nj.us/pdffiles/press_releases/pr_2021/pr_10292021.pdf

10/28/2021

Legislative Districts 2 and 8 Continue to Draw Heaviest Spending as November 2 Election Looms.
https://www.elec.state.nj.us/pdffiles/press_releases/pr_2021/pr_10282021.pdf

10/27/2021

ELEC has approved $718,020 in public matching funds for Republican candidate Jack Ciattarelli in the 2021 gubernatorial general election.
https://www.elec.state.nj.us/pdffiles/press_releases/pr_2021/pr_10272021.pdf

10/25/2021

Gubernatorial Campaign Spending Soars as November 2 Election Nears.
https://www.elec.state.nj.us/pdffiles/press_releases/pr_2021/pr_10252021.pdf

10/21/2021

The New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission has approved $1.1 million in public matching funds for the two major party candidates in the 2021 gubernatorial general election.
https://www.elec.state.nj.us/pdffiles/press_releases/pr_2021/pr_10212021b.pdf

10/21/2021

$6.1 million already spent on top two legislative battleground districts.
https://www.elec.state.nj.us/pdffiles/press_releases/pr_2021/pr_10212021.pdf

10/19/2021

With key state elections underway, the so-called “Big Six” fund-raising committees have raised and spent the most funds since 2007 based on reports filed with ELEC.
https://www.elec.state.nj.us/pdffiles/press_releases/pr_2021/pr_10192021.pdf

10/18/2021
www.elec.state.nj.us

Starting Wednesday (October 20), candidates vying in the November 2 general election in New Jersey must begin filing
“48-hour notices” as they receive late-arriving contributions or loans.
https://www.elec.state.nj.us/pdffiles/press_releases/pr_2021/pr_10182021.pdf

10/14/2021

ELEC has announced its regular meeting for Tuesday, October 19, 2021 - 11:00 am at the Commission’s office. The public can participate via GoToWebinar.
https://www.elec.state.nj.us/pdffiles/press_releases/pr_2021/pr_10142021.pdf

10/12/2021

With the legislative general election moving into full swing, candidates and independent committees already have spent $14.5 million, with more than two thirds being sunk into five key districts, according to reports filed with the New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission (ELEC).
https://www.elec.nj.gov/pdffiles/press_releases/pr_2021/pr_10122021.pdf

10/08/2021

On Tuesday, October 19, 2021 at 10am, the 3rd quarter report of the State Political Party Committees and Legislative Leadership Committees of 2021 will be available for public inspection on the ELEC website.
https://www.elec.state.nj.us/pdffiles/press_releases/pr_2021/pr_10082021.pdf

10/08/2021

ELEC has approved $1,787,038 in public matching funds for the two major party candidates in the 2021 gubernatorial general election.
https://www.elec.state.nj.us/pdffiles/press_releases/pr_2021/pr_10082021b.pdf

10/07/2021

On Tuesday, October 19, 2021 at 10:00 a.m., the third quarterly report filed by Governmental Affairs Agents, filed on or before October 12, 2021, will be available for public inspection on ELEC's website.
https://www.elec.state.nj.us/pdffiles/press_releases/pr_2021/pr_10072021.pdf

10/06/2021

The first snapshot of campaign finance activity for the 2021 gubernatorial campaign shows candidates have raised $23.1 million and spent $14.6 million for the general election, according to reports filed with the ELEC.
https://www.elec.state.nj.us/pdffiles/press_releases/pr_2021/pr_10062021a.pdf

10/06/2021

A political party committee, one state assembly, one mayoral, two Freeholder, eight contributors, and sixteen municipal candidates must pay fines and fees totaling $64,660.39 for violating the Campaign Act.
https://www.elec.state.nj.us/pdffiles/press_releases/pr_2021/pr_10062021.pdf

10/01/2021

The New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission (ELEC) has approved $1,434,792 in public matching funds for the two major party candidates in the 2021 gubernatorial general election.
https://www.elec.state.nj.us/pdffiles/press_releases/pr_2021/pr_10012021.pdf

09/28/2021

The New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission has announced the following disclosure calendar for reports filed by candidates and committees participating in the 2021 General Election.
https://www.elec.state.nj.us/pdffiles/press_releases/pr_2021/pr_09282021.pdf

09/24/2021

The New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission (ELEC) has approved $1,475,149 in public matching funds for the two major party candidates in the 2021 gubernatorial general election.
https://www.elec.state.nj.us/pdffiles/press_releases/pr_2021/pr_09242021.pdf

09/16/2021

The New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission (ELEC) has approved $1,143,854 in public matching funds for the two major party candidates in the 2021 gubernatorial general election.
https://www.elec.state.nj.us/pdffiles/press_releases/pr_2021/pr_09162021.pdf

09/15/2021

The New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission will have a meeting at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, September 21, 2021 at the Commission’s office. The public can participate via GoToWebinar.
https://www.elec.state.nj.us/pdffiles/press_releases/pr_2021/pr_09152021b.pdf

09/15/2021

Gubernatorial Candidate Ballot Statements Now Available Online.
https://www.elec.state.nj.us/pdffiles/press_releases/pr_2021/pr_09152021.pdf

09/13/2021
www.elec.state.nj.us

The New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission (ELEC) has approved $2,132,416 in public matching funds for the two major party candidates in the 2021 gubernatorial general election.
https://www.elec.state.nj.us/pdffiles/press_releases/pr_2021/pr_09132021.pdf

08/24/2021

The New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission will have a telephone meeting at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, August 25, 2021.
https://www.elec.state.nj.us/pdffiles/press_releases/pr_2021/pr_08242021.pdf

08/18/2021

Two state budget bills loaded with COVID-19 spending, two bills directly spurred by the virus crisis plus a bill that would protect abortion rights in New Jersey rank among the most heavily lobbied bills in the current legislative session.
https://www.elec.state.nj.us/pdffiles/press_releases/pr_2021/pr_08182021.pdf

Address

25 South Stockton St, Fl 5th
Trenton, NJ
08625

General information

SENIOR STAFF Jeffrey M. Brindle, Executive Director Joseph W. Donohue, Deputy Director Demery J. Roberts, Legal Director Stephanie A. Olivo, Compliance Director

Opening Hours

Monday 9:30am - 5pm
Tuesday 9:30am - 5pm
Wednesday 9:30am - 5pm
Thursday 9:30am - 5pm
Friday 9:30am - 5pm

Telephone

+16092928700

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White Paper No. 29. The 2019 legislative election ended up costing less than half the record $71 million of the 2017 election but unleashed a political tremor that wasn’t fully felt until 2021, according to a new report by the New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission.https://www.elec.state.nj.us/pdffiles/press_releases/pr_2021/pr_12082021.pdf
ELEC-Tronic Newsletter, Issue 150- See Chairman's message, Executive Director's Message, Advisory Opinion 1-2021, 2022 Commission Meeting Schedule, 2022 Reporting Dates, and press announcements.https://www.elec.state.nj.us/pdffiles/elec_tronic/elec_tronic_2021/elec_tronic_issue150_122021.pdf
One mayoral, one state assembly, four school board and five municipal candidates must pay fines and fees totaling $37,963.07 for violating the Campaign Act, ELEC announced today.https://www.elec.state.nj.us/pdffiles/press_releases/pr_2021/pr_12012021.pdf
Election showdowns in just two legislative districts cost a combined $16.3 million, nearly one of three dollars spent on this year’s general election, according to the latest reports filed with ELEC.https://www.elec.state.nj.us/pdffiles/press_releases/pr_2021/pr_11292021.pdf
ELEC has announced its meeting schedule for 2022.https://www.elec.state.nj.us/pdffiles/press_releases/pr_2021/pr_11172021.pdf
ELEC has announced the following disclosure calendar for reports filed by candidates and committees participating in the 2021 December Runoff Election.https://www.elec.state.nj.us/pdffiles/press_releases/pr_2021/pr_11162021.pdf
ELEC will have its regular meeting at 11am on Tuesday‚ November 16‚ 2021 at the Commission’s office at 25 South Stockton St.‚ 5th Fl.‚ Trenton‚ NJ. The public can participate via GoToWebinar.https://www.elec.state.nj.us/pdffiles/press_releases/pr_2021/pr_11122021.pdf
Former Republican Governor Tom Kean Sr. says special interest groups that try to secretly influence national, state and local elections damage democracy and called for stronger disclosure laws to reduce the threat they pose.https://www.elec.state.nj.us/pdffiles/press_releases/pr_2021/pr_11102021.pdf
Fueled by a major state election year, combined county party fund-raising has reached levels not seen since 2009, according to quarterly reports filed with the New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission.https://www.elec.state.nj.us/pdffiles/press_releases/pr_2021/pr_11092021.pdf
ELEC has approved $680,528 in public matching funds for Republican candidate Jack Ciattarelli in the 2021 gubernatorial general election.https://www.elec.state.nj.us/pdffiles/press_releases/pr_2021/pr_11032021b.pdf
One mayoral and five municipal candidates must pay fines and fees totaling $3,039.96 for violating the Campaign Act, ELEC announced today.https://www.elec.state.nj.us/pdffiles/press_releases/pr_2021/pr_11032021.pdf
Independent Spending in New Jersey Governor’s Election Already a New High at $38 million.https://www.elec.state.nj.us/pdffiles/press_releases/pr_2021/pr_10292021.pdf