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

    Email

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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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COVID-19 INFO UPDATES

Attention Candidates and Committees filing reports for the Special Elections and School Board Elections moved to May 12‚ 2020.

April School Board Candidates and Committees‚ and Committees filing reports for Special Elections that were scheduled in March should now file reports in accordance with the May Municipal Election cycle reporting.

All in–person training sessions are cancelled.

Revised 2020 Reporting Dates 2019 Reporting Dates

General (90 day start date – August 05, 2020) – November 03, 2020

  Inclusion Dates Report Due Date
29–day Preelection Reporting Date 07/25/2020 – 10/2/2020 10/05/2020
11–day Preelection Reporting Date 10/03/2020 – 10/20/2020 10/23/2020
20–Day Postelection Reporting Date 10/21/2020 –11/20/2020 11/23/2020

48 Hour Notice Reporting Starts on 10/21/2020 - 11/03/2020

Primary (90 day start date–March 04, 2020)***–July 07, 2020 – See Executive Order No. 120

  Inclusion Dates Report Due Date
29–day Preelection Reporting Date Inception of campaign*
06/05/2020
06/08/2020
11–day Preelection Reporting Date 06/06/2020 – 06/23/2020 06/26/2020
20–Day Postelection Reporting Date 06/24/2020 – 07/24/2020 07/27/2020

48–Hour Notice Reporting Starts on 06/24/2020 – 07/07/2020

May Municipal–May 12‚ 2020

  Inclusion Dates Report Due Date
29–day Preelection Reporting Date Inception of campaign*
04/10/2020
04/13/2020
11–day Preelection Reporting Date 04/11/2020 – 04/28/2020 05/1/2020
20–Day Postelection Reporting Date 04/29/2020 – 05/29/2020 06/1/2020

48–Hour Notice Reports State on 04/29/2020 through 05/12/2020


Runoff (June)**–July 07, 2020

  Inclusion Dates Report Due Date
29–day Preelection Reporting Date No Report Required for this Period  
11–day Preelection Reporting Date 04/29/2020 – 06/23/2020 06/26/2020
20–Day Postelection Reporting Date 06/24/2020 – 07/24/2020 07/27/2020

48–Hour Notice Reports Start  on 06/24/2020 through 07/07/2020


April School Board–NEW ELECTION DATE: May 12‚ 2020

  Inclusion Dates Report Due Date
29–day Preelection Reporting Date Inception of campaign*
04/10/2020
04/13/2020
11–day Preelection Reporting Date 04/11/2020 – 04/28/2020 05/1/2020
20–Day Postelection Reporting Date 04/29/2020 – 05/29/2020 06/1/2020

48–Hour Notice Reports State on 04/29/2020 through 05/12/2020


*Inception Date of Campaign (first time filers) or January 1‚ 2020 (Quarterly filers)

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