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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  • 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.

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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‚ 25 South Stockton Street‚ 5th Floor‚ Trenton‚ NJ 08608.

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

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Campaign Finance Information & Disclosure Forms

Information and materials contained in this section of the website are designed to assist candidates‚ treasurers and their staff in understanding and complying with New Jersey campaign finance rules and filing requirements. Select the applicable type of candidate or committee you are filing for to receive additional information. For additional information contact ELEC at (609) 292-8700.


MANUAL
DOWNLOAD Compliance Manual for Candidates REQUEST BY MAIL REQUEST BY MAIL REQUEST BY MAIL

Run–off Fact Sheet Run Off Fact Sheet link Run Off Fact Sheet

FORMS

(Electronic Filing is mandatory)

STEP ONE


Signing Reports Electronically


The registration number and PIN will take the place of your signature allowing you to file electronically.

YOU MUST HAVE A VALID REGISTRATION NUMBER AND PIN (YOUR ELECTRONIC SIGNATURE) FOR EVERY PERSON WHO IS RESPONSIBLE FOR SIGNING A CAMPAIGN FINANCE REPORT BEFORE FILING ELECTRONICALLY – THIS INCLUDES THE CANDIDATE‚ TREASURER‚ DEPUTY TREASURER AND POSSIBLY CHAIRPERSON.


STEP TWO


Single Candidates


NOTE: Single Candidates SCHOOL BOARD Single Candidate School Board Link CLICK HERE Single Candidate School Board Link

D–1 Form D-1 Form D-1 Single Candidate Certificate of Organization and Designation of Campaign Depository and Treasurer

DX Form DX Form DX Designation of Deputy Treasurer and/or Additional Depository

D–1G Form D-1G Form D1-G Gubernatorial/Lieutenant Gubernatorial Candidates

A-1 Single Candidate Spending Nothing‚ or Single Candidate Spending $5‚800 or Less

General 2023 and 2024 Elections - Form A–1 Form A-1 Form A-1
     Primary 2023 Election and prior Elections - Form A–1 Form A-1 Form A-1

C–1 Supplemental Contributor Information - Up to 21 entries

General 2023 and 2024 Elections - Form C–1 Form C-1 Multipage C-1 Multipage
     Primary 2023 Election and prior Elections - Form C–1 Form C-1 Multipage C-1 Multipage

E-1 To report 72/24 hour expenditure notices - Up to 14 entries

General 2023 and 2024 Elections - Form E–1 Form E-1 Multipage Form E-1 Multipage
     Primary 2023 Election and prior Elections - Form E–1 Form E-1 Multipage Form E-1 Multipage

elec efile link ELEC’s Web–Based Report Filing System for R–1
As a candidate if you meet any of these criteria‚ then file Form R-1;
Single Candidate Committees Spending More than $5‚800 OR
Joint Committee (Two Candidates) Spending More than $11‚000 OR
Joint Committee (Three or More Candidates) Spending More than $15‚800  

Form PFD-1 Form for Governor‚ Lt. Governor‚ Senate and Assembly

Form COC–B Form COC-B Form COC-B Certification of Consent to Service of Process and Submission – Bank Information

Form COC–C Form COC-C Form COC-C Certification of Consent to Service of Process and Submission – Committee Information


Single Candidate School Board


D-1 Form D-1 Form D-1 Single Candidate Certificate of Organization and Designation of Campaign Depository and Treasurer

DX Form DX Form DX Designation of Deputy Treasurer and/or Additional Depository

C-1 Supplemental Contributor Information - Up to 21 entries

General 2023 and 2024 Elections - Form C-1 Form C-1 Multipage C-1 Multipage
     April 2023 Election and prior Elections - Form C-1 Form C-1 Multipage C-1 Multipage

E-1 To report 72/24 hour expenditure notices - Up to 14 entries

General 2023 and 2024 Elections - Form E-1 E-1 Multipage E-1 Multipage
     April 2023 Election and prior Elections - Form E-1 E-1 Multipage E-1 Multipage

elec efile link ELEC’s Web–Based Report Filing System for R–1
As a candidate if you meet any of these criteria‚ then file Form R-1;
Single Candidate Committees Spending More than $5‚800 OR
Joint Committee (Two Candidates) Spending More than $11‚000 OR
Joint Committee (Three or More Candidates) Spending More than $15‚800  

Form COC–B Form COC-B Form COC-B Certification of Consent to Service of Process and Submission – Bank Information

Form COC–C Form COC-C Form COC-C Certification of Consent to Service of Process and Submission – Committee Information


MANUAL
DOWNLOAD Compliance Manual for Candidates REQUEST BY MAIL REQUEST BY MAIL REQUEST BY MAIL

Run–off Fact Sheet Run Off Fact Sheet link Run Off Fact Sheet

FORMS

(Electronic Filing is mandatory)

STEP ONE


Signing Reports Electronically


The registration number and PIN will take the place of your signature allowing you to file electronically.

YOU MUST HAVE A VALID REGISTRATION NUMBER AND PIN (YOUR ELECTRONIC SIGNATURE) FOR EVERY PERSON WHO IS RESPONSIBLE FOR SIGNING A CAMPAIGN FINANCE REPORT BEFORE FILING ELECTRONICALLY – THIS INCLUDES THE CANDIDATE‚ TREASURER‚ DEPUTY TREASURER AND POSSIBLY CHAIRPERSON.


STEP TWO


Joint Candidate Committees


NOTE: Joint Candidate Committees SCHOOL BOARD Joint Candidate Committees School Board Link CLICK HERE Joint Candidate Committees School Board Link

D–2 Form D-2 Form D-2 Joint Candidates Committee Certificate of Organization and Designation of Campaign Depository and Treasurer

D–2 Form D-2 Form D-2 Joint Candidates Committee Certificate of Organization and Designation of Campaign Depository and Treasurer - Up to 12 Candidates

DX Form DX Form DX Designation of Deputy Treasurer and/or Additional Depository

A-2 Two or More Candidates Spending Nothing; Two Candidates Spending $11‚000 or Less; or Three or More Candidates Spending $15‚800 or Less

General 2023 and 2024 Elections - Form A-2 Form A-2 Form A-2
     Primary 2023 Election and prior Elections - Form A-2 Form A-2 Form A-2

C-1 Supplemental Contributor Information – Up to 21 entries

General 2023 and 2024 Elections - Form C-1 Form C-1 Multipage C-1 Multipage
     Primary 2023 Election and prior Elections - Form C-1 Form C-1 Multipage C-1 Multipage

E-1 To report 72/24 hour expenditure notices – Up to 14 entries

General 2023 and 2024 Elections - Form E–1 Form E-1 Multipage Form E-1 Multipage
     Primary 2023 Election and prior Elections - Form E–1 Form E-1 Multipage Form E-1 Multipage

elec efile link ELEC’s Web–Based Report Filing System for R–1
As a candidate if you meet any of these criteria‚ then file Form R-1;
Single Candidate Committees Spending More than $5‚800 OR
Joint Committee (Two Candidates) Spending More than $11‚000 OR
Joint Committee (Three or More Candidates) Spending More than $15‚800  

Form PFD-1 Form for Governor‚ Lt. Governor‚ Senate and Assembly

Form COC–B Form COC-B Form COC-B Certification of Consent to Service of Process and Submission – Bank Information

Form COC–C Form COC-C Form COC-C Certification of Consent to Service of Process and Submission – Committee Information


Joint Candidate Committee School Board


D–2 Form D-2 Form D-2 Joint Candidates Committee Certificate of Organization and Designation of Campaign Depository and Treasurer

D–2 Form D-2 Form D-2 Joint Candidates Committee Certificate of Organization and Designation of Campaign Depository and Treasurer - Up to 12 Candidates

DX Form DX Form DX Designation of Deputy Treasurer and/or Additional Depository

C-1 Supplemental Contributor Information – Up to 21 entries

General 2023 and 2024 Elections - Form C–1 Form C-1 Multipage C-1 Multipage
     April 2023 Election and prior Elections - Form C–1 Form C-1 Multipage C-1 Multipage

E-1 To report 72/24 hour expenditure notices – Up to 14 entries

General 2023 and 2024 Elections - Form E–1 Form E-1 Multipage E-1 Multipage
     April 2023 Election and prior Elections - Form E–1 Form E-1 Multipage E-1 Multipage

elec efile link ELEC’s Web–Based Report Filing System for R–1
As a candidate if you meet any of these criteria‚ then file Form R-1;
Single Candidate Committees Spending More than $5‚800 OR
Joint Committee (Two Candidates) Spending More than $11‚000 OR
Joint Committee (Three or More Candidates) Spending More than $15‚800  

Form R–1 Form R-1 Form R-1 Report of Contributions and Expenditures

Form COC–B Form COC-B Form COC-B Certification of Consent to Service of Process and Submission – Bank Information

Form COC–C Form COC-C Form COC-C Certification of Consent to Service of Process and Submission – Committee Information


MANUAL
DOWNLOAD Compliance Manual for Political Committees Compliance Manual for Political Committees REQUEST BY MAIL REQUEST BY MAIL REQUEST BY MAIL

FORMS

(Electronic Filing is mandatory)

STEP ONE


Signing Reports Electronically


The registration number and PIN will take the place of your signature allowing you to file electronically.

YOU MUST HAVE A VALID REGISTRATION NUMBER AND PIN (YOUR ELECTRONIC SIGNATURE) FOR EVERY PERSON WHO IS RESPONSIBLE FOR SIGNING A CAMPAIGN FINANCE REPORT BEFORE FILING ELECTRONICALLY – THIS INCLUDES THE CANDIDATE‚ TREASURER‚ DEPUTY TREASURER AND POSSIBLY CHAIRPERSON.


STEP TWO


Political Committees


This manual is not for reporting by a candidate but is used for reporting by a political committee in existence for only one or two elections‚ such as a public question committee. If you have any questions concerning whether your group should report as a political committee‚ please contact the Compliance staff of the Commission at (609) 292–8700.

PC Form PC Form PC Political Committee Registration Statement and Designation of Campaign Treasurer and Depository

PC Form PC Form PC Political Committee – School Board Political Committee Registration Statement and Designation of Campaign Treasurer and Depository

Form DX Form DX Form DX Designation of Deputy Treasurer and Depository

C-1 Supplemental Contributor Information – Up to 21 entries

General 2023 and 2024 Elections - Form C–1 Form C-1 Multipage C-1 Multipage
     Primary 2023 Election and prior Elections - Form C-1 Form C-1 Multipage C-1 Multipage

E-1 To report 72/24 hour expenditure notices – Up to 14 entries

General 2023 and 2024 Elections - Form E–1 Form E-1 Multipage Form E-1 Multipage
     Primary 2023 Election and prior Elections - Form E–1 Form E-1 Multipage Form E-1 Multipage

elec efile link ELEC’s Web–Based Report Filing System for R–1
If you meet any of the criteria‚ then file Form R-1
Two or more individuals‚ corporation‚ association‚
firm‚ company‚ or partnership.
Raises/Expends $3‚200 or more

Form COC–B Form COC-B Form COC-B Certification of Consent to Service of Process and Submission – Bank Information

Form COC–C Form COC-C Form COC-C Certification of Consent to Service of Process and Submission – Committee Information


Recall Packet Instructions Recall Packet Instructions Recall Packet Instructions

FORMS

(Electronic Filing is mandatory)

STEP ONE


Signing Reports Electronically


The registration number and PIN will take the place of your signature allowing you to file electronically.

YOU MUST HAVE A VALID REGISTRATION NUMBER AND PIN (YOUR ELECTRONIC SIGNATURE) FOR EVERY PERSON WHO IS RESPONSIBLE FOR SIGNING A CAMPAIGN FINANCE REPORT BEFORE FILING ELECTRONICALLY – THIS INCLUDES THE CANDIDATE‚ TREASURER‚ DEPUTY TREASURER AND POSSIBLY CHAIRPERSON.


STEP TWO


Recall Candidates & Committees


RC–1 Form RC-1 Form RC-1 Recall or Recall Defense Committee – Certficate of Organization and Designation of Campaign Treasurer and Depository

RC–2 Form RC-2 RC-2 Recall Committee – Registration Statement

A-4 Form A-4 Form A-4 Recall Committee – Sworn Statement

C-1 Supplemental Contributor Information – Up to 21 entries

General 2023 and 2024 Elections -Form C–1 Form C-1 Multipage C-1 Multipage
     Primary 2023 Election and prior Elections - Form C–1 Form C-1 Multipage C-1 Multipage

E-1 To report 72/24 hour expenditure notices – Up to 14 entries

General 2023 and 2024 Elections -Form E–1 Form E-1 Multipage Form E-1 Multipage
     Primary 2023 Election and prior Elections - Form E–1 Form E-1 Multipage Form E-1 Multipage

DX Form DX Form DX Designation of Deputy Treasurer and/or Additional Depository

elec efile link ELEC’s Web–Based Report Filing System for R–1
As a candidate if you meet any of these criteria‚ then file Form R-1;
Single Candidate Committees Spending More than $5‚800 OR
Joint Committee (Two Candidates) Spending More than $11‚000 OR
Joint Committee (Three or More Candidates) Spending More than $15‚800  

A-1 Single Candidate Spending Nothing‚ or Single Candidate Spending $5‚800 or Less

General 2023 and 2024 Elections - Form A–1 Form A-1 Form A-1
     Primary 2023 Election and prior Elections - Form A–1 Form A-1 Form A-1


FORMS

(Electronic Filing is mandatory)

STEP ONE


Signing Reports Electronically


The registration number and PIN will take the place of your signature allowing you to file electronically.

YOU MUST HAVE A VALID REGISTRATION NUMBER AND PIN (YOUR ELECTRONIC SIGNATURE) FOR EVERY PERSON WHO IS RESPONSIBLE FOR SIGNING A CAMPAIGN FINANCE REPORT BEFORE FILING ELECTRONICALLY – THIS INCLUDES THE CANDIDATE‚ TREASURER‚ DEPUTY TREASURER AND POSSIBLY CHAIRPERSON.


STEP TWO


Independent Expenditures


Independent Expenditure Reporting Instructions Independent Expenditure Reporting Instructions Independent Expenditure Reporting Instructions

D-6 Form D-6 Form D-6 Registration Statement and Designation of Organizational Depository

elec efile link ELEC’s Web–Based Report Filing System for R–1

Report of Independent Expenditures must be filed only by persons making independent expenditures‚ not in concert with any other person or group‚ for the support or defeat of a candidate or to aid the passage or defeat of a public question‚ from their own funds (that will not be paid back to them by another person or party).

IND Form IND IND Report of Independent Expenditures (Individuals expending personal funds, not in concert with any other person or group)

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