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)

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Top 10 Most Expensive Legislative Races

By Spending
Rank District Counties Year Democrats Republicans Independent Groups Total Spending Total Spending
(Inflation Adj.)
Winners
1 3 Gloucester/Salem/Cumberland * 2017 $4‚125‚878 $196‚269 $19‚780‚793 $ 24‚100‚941 $26‚590‚942 Democrats
2 4 Camden/Gloucester 2003 $4‚570‚686 $1‚571,755 $6,142,441 $9,157,245 Democrats
3 8 Atlantic/Burlington/Camden 2021 $3,277,375 $770,135 $4,495,659 $8,543,170 $8,543,170 Republicans
4 12 Monmouth 2007 $5,057,798 $906,141 $5,963,939 $7,890,192 Republicans
5 2 Atlantic 2021 $2,142,237 $1,235,434 $4,359,261 $7,736,931 $7,736,931 Republicans
6 2 Atlantic** 2011 $3,519,935 $2,069,512 $209,762 $5,806,467 $7,080,906 Split
7 38 Bergen/ Passaic 2013 $2,713,003 $976,179 $2,221,136 $5,910,318 $6,959,479 Democrats
8 3 Gloucester/Salem/Cumberland  2003 $3‚943‚220 $605‚083 $4‚548‚302 $6‚780‚678 Democrats
9 1 Cape May/Cumberland 2007 $3‚605‚195 $1‚370‚577 $4‚975‚772 $6‚582‚863 Democrats
10 38 Bergen/Passaid 2011 $3‚214‚496 $1‚483‚318 $485‚685 $5‚183‚499 $6‚321‚205 Democrats

*As of December 10‚ 2021‚ the race still appears to be the most expensive election ever nationally in a single legislative district.
** Includes $7‚258 in spending by independent candidate.

Last update: December 10‚ 2021

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