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

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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

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Fire Commissioner – February 19‚ 2022

  Inclusion Dates Report Due Date
29–day Preelection Reporting Date Inception of campaign* – 01/18/2022 01/21/2022
11–day Preelection Reporting Date 01/19/2022 ‐ 02/05/2022 02/08/2022
20–day Postelection Reporting Date 02/06/2022 ‐ 03/08/2022 03/11/2022

48–Hour Notice Reports Starts on 02/06/2022 through 02/19/2022

April Schoolboard – April 19‚ 2022

  Inclusion Dates Report Due Date
29–day Preelection Reporting Date Inception of campaign* – 03/18/2022 03/21/2022
11–day Preelection Reporting Date 03/19/2022‐ 04/05/2022 04/08/2022
20–Day Postelection Reporting Date 04/06/2022 ‐ 05/06/2022 05/09/2022

48–Hour Notice Reports Starts on 04/06/2022 through 04/19/2022

May Municipal – (90‐day start date: February 9‚ 2022) – May 10‚ 2022

  Inclusion Dates Report Due Date
29–day Preelection Reporting Date Inception of campaign* – 04/08/2022 04/11/2022
11–day Preelection Reporting Date 04/09/2022 – 04/26/2022 04/29/2022
20–Day Postelection Reporting Date 04/27/2022 – 05/28/2022 05/31/2022

48–Hour Notice Reports Starts on 04/27/2022 through 05/10/2022

Runoff (June)** – June 14‚ 2022

  Inclusion Dates Report Due Date
29–day Preelection Reporting Date No Report Required for this Period  
11–day Preelection Reporting Date 04/27/2022 – 05/31/2022  06/03/2022
20–Day Postelection Reporting Date 06/01/2022 – 07/01/2022 07/05/2022

48–Hour Notice Reports Starts on 06/01/2022 through 06/14/2022

Primary (90 day start date – March 09‚ 2022)*** – June 07‚ 2022

  Inclusion Dates Report Due Date
29–day Preelection Reporting Date Inception of campaign – 05/06/2022 05/09/2022
11–day Preelection Reporting Date 05/07/2022 – 05/24/2022 05/27/2022
20–Day Postelection Reporting Date 05/25/2022 – 06/24/2022 06/27/2022

48–Hour Notice Reporting Starts on 05/25/2022 through 06/07/2022

General (90 day start date – August 10‚ 2022)*** – November 08‚ 2022

  Inclusion Dates Report Due Date
29–day Preelection Reporting Date 06/25/2022 – 10/07/2022 10/11/2022
11–day Preelection Reporting Date 10/08/2022 – 10/25/2022 10/28/2022
20–day Postelection Reporting Date 10/26/2022 – 11/25/2022 11/28/2022

48–Hour Notice Reporting Starts on 10/26/2022 – 11/08/2022

Run–off (December)** – December 13‚ 2022 - Updated per Executive Order 313

  Inclusion Dates Report Due Date
29–day Preelection Reporting Date No Report Required for this Period  
11–day Preelection Reporting Date 10/26/2022 – 11/29/2022 12/02/2022
20–day Postelection Reporting Date 11/30/2022 – 12/30/2022 1/03/2023

48 Hour Notice Reporting Starts on 11/30/2022 through 12/13/2022

PACs‚ PCFRs & Campaign Quarterly Filers

  Inclusion Dates Report Due Date
1st Quarter 01/01/2022 – 03/31/2022 04/18/2022
2nd Quarter 04/01/2022 – 06/30/2022 07/15/2022
3rd Quarter 07/01/2022 – 09/30/2022 10/17/2022
4th Quarter 10/01/2022 – 12/31/2022 01/17/2022

Governmental Affairs Agents (Q–4)

  Inclusion Dates Report Due Date
1st Quarter 01/01/2022 – 03/31/2022 04/11/2022
2nd Quarter 04/01/2022 – 06/30/2022 07/11/2022
3rd Quarter 07/01/2022 – 09/30/2022 10/11/2022
4th Quarter 10/01/2022 – 12/31/2022 01/10/2023

*Inception Date of Campaign (first time filers) or from January 01‚ 2022 (Quarterly filers).
**A candidate committee or joint candidates committee that is filing in a 2022 Runoff election is not required to file a 20–day postelection report for the corresponding prior election (May Municipal or General).
*** Form PFD–1 is due on April 14‚ 2022 for Primary Election Candidates and June 20‚ 2022 for Independent General Election Candidates.
Note: A fourth quarter 2021 filing is needed for Primary 2022 candidates if they started their camapign prior to December 9‚ 2021.
A second quarter 2022 filing is needed by Independent/Non–Partisan General Election candidates if they started their campaign prior to May 11‚ 2022.

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