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

    Toll Free within New Jersey: 1(888) 313–ELEC (3532)

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2021 Reporting Dates2021 Reporting Dates

2022 Reporting Dates link

Current Seminar Training link

Fire Commissioner – April 20‚ 2021 – See Executive Order No. 211

  Inclusion Dates Report Due Date
29–day Preelection Reporting Date Inception of campaign* – 03/19/2021 03/22/2021
11–day Preelection Reporting Date 03/20/2021 – 04/06/2021 04/09/2021
20–day Postelection Reporting Date 04/07/2021 – 05/07/2021 05/10/2021

48–Hour Notice Reports Start on 04/07/2021 through 04/20/2021

Schoolboard – April 20‚ 2021

  Inclusion Dates Report Due Date
29–day Preelection Reporting Date Inception of campaign* – 03/19/2021 03/22/2021
11–day Preelection Reporting Date 03/20/2021 – 04/06/2021 04/09/2021
20–Day Postelection Reporting Date 04/07/2021 – 05/07/2021 05/10/2021

48–Hour Notice Reports State on 04/7/2021 through 04/20/2021

May Municipal – May 11‚ 2021

  Inclusion Dates Report Due Date
29–day Preelection Reporting Date Inception of campaign* – 04/09/2021 04/12/2021
11–day Preelection Reporting Date 04/10/2021 – 04/27/2021 04/30/2021
20–Day Postelection Reporting Date 04/28/2021 – 05/28/2021 06/01/2021

48–Hour Notice Reports State on 04/28/2021 through 05/11/2021

Runoff (June)** – June 15‚ 2021

  Inclusion Dates Report Due Date
29–day Preelection Reporting Date No Report Required for this Period  
11–day Preelection Reporting Date 04/28/2021 – 06/01/2021  06/04/2021
20–Day Postelection Reporting Date 06/02/2021 – 07/02/2021 07/06/2021

48–Hour Notice Reports Start on 06/02/2021 through 06/15/2021

Primary (90 day start date – March 10‚ 2021)*** – June 08‚ 2021

  Inclusion Dates Report Due Date
29–day Preelection Reporting Date Inception of campaign – 05/7/2021 05/10/2021
11–day Preelection Reporting Date 05/08/2021 – 05/25/2021 05/28/2021
20–Day Postelection Reporting Date 05/26/2021 – 06/25/2021 06/28/2021

48–Hour Notice Reporting Starts on 05/26/2021 – 06/08/2021November 03‚ 2020

General (90 day start date – August 04‚ 2021) – November 02‚ 2021

  Inclusion Dates Report Due Date
29–day Preelection Reporting Date 06/26/2021 – 10/01/2021 10/4/2021
11–day Preelection Reporting Date 10/02/2021 – 10/19/2021 10/22/2021
20–day Postelection Reporting Date 10/20/2021 – 11/19/2021 11/22/2021

48–Hour Notice Reporting Starts on 10/20/2021 – 11/02/2021

Run–off (December)** – December 07‚ 2021

  Inclusion Dates Report Due Date
29–day Preelection Reporting Date No Report Required for this Period  
11–day Preelection Reporting Date 10/20/2021 – 11/23/2021 11/26/2021
20–day Postelection Reporting Date 11/24/2021 – 12/24/2021 12/27/2021

48 Hour Notice Reporting Starts on 11/24/2021 through 12/07/2021

PACs‚ PCFRs & Campaign Quarterly Filers

  Inclusion Dates Report Due Date
1st Quarter 01/01/2021 – 03/31/2021 04/15/2021
2nd Quarter 04/01/2021 – 06/30/2021 07/15/2021
3rd Quarter 07/01/2021 – 09/30/2021 10/15/2021
4th Quarter 10/01/2021 – 12/31/2021 01/18/2022

Governmental Affairs Agents (Q–4)

  Inclusion Dates Report Due Date
1st Quarter 01/01/2021 – 03/31/2021 04/12/2021
2nd Quarter 04/01/2021 – 06/30/2021 07/12/2021
3rd Quarter 07/01/2021 – 09/30/2021 10/12/2021
4th Quarter 10/01/2021 – 12/31/2021 01/10/2022

*Inception Date of Campaign (first time filers) or January 01‚ 2021 (Quarterly filers).
**A candidate committee or joint candidates committee that is filing in a 2021 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 April 15‚ 2021 for the Primary Election Candidates and June 21‚ 2021 for the Independent General Election Candidates.
Note: A fourth quarter 2020 filing is needed for the Primary 2021 candidates if they started their campaign prior to December 10‚ 2020.
A second quarter is needed by Independent/ Non–partisan General election candidates if they started their campaign prior to May 04‚ 2021.

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