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

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

    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, 28 West State Street, 13th Floor, Trenton, New Jersey 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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Regulations

N.J.A.C. 19:25-24.1 et seq. link
State Contractor Contributions Prohibited

N.J.A.C. 19:25-25.1 et seq. link
Legislative, County and Municipal Contractor Contributions Prohibited

N.J.A.C. 19:25-26.1 et seq. link
Contribution Disclosure

Executive Orders

Executive Order #134 (09/22/2004 Governor McGreevey) link
Executive Order #117 (09/24/2008 Governor Corzine) link
Executive Order #118 (09/24/2008 Governor Corzine) link
Executive Order #7 (01/20/2010 Governor Christie) link

Statute

N.J.S.A. 19:44A-20.3 through 20.27

P.L.2007, c.304 (N.J.S.A. 19:44A-20.26-20.27) link
Clarifies that certain political contribution disclosures that must be made annually to ELEC and prior to entering into certain public contracts apply only to for-profit business entities and not to nonprofit entities.

P.L.2005, c.271 (N.J.S.A. 40A:11-51, N.J.S.A. 19:44A-20.26-20.27) link
Requires business entity disclosure of political contributions prior to entering a government contract; also requires a business entity receiving $50,000 or more in a calendar year through agreements or contracts to file an annual statement with ELEC.

P.L.2005, c.51 (N.J.S.A. 19:44A-20.13-20.8) link
Restricts certain campaign contributions by business entities seeking and receiving State contracts.

P.L.2004, c.19 (N.J.S.A. 19:44A-20.2-22)link 
Prohibits campaign contributions by certain business entities performing State, county and local contracts; prohibits certain contributions by county political party committees.

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