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Analytical and Topical Press Releases
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April 19, 2017 The “Big Six” fundraising committees enjoyed their best first quarter fund-raising since 2013 and also have socked away the largest reserves since then, according to an analysis by the New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission (ELEC).
April 18, 2017 Final details are now available for four gubernatorial primary debates.
April 6, 2017 For the third consecutive year, political contributions made by public contractors declined in 2016 to $8.1 million, the second lowest total since pay-to-play contribution restrictions began, according to an Election Law Enforcement Commission (ELEC) analysis of annual disclosure reports filed recently.
March 28, 2017 The New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission (ELEC) today selected NJTV Public Media of NJ/ NJ Spotlight, and the William J. Hughes Center for Public Policy at Stockton University, as the 2017 gubernatorial primary election debate sponsors.
March 2, 2017 Lobbying expenditures totaled $68.3 million in 2016, a 2.5 percent decline from the previous year but still the third highest total ever, according to an analysis of annual lobbying reports released today by the New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission (ELEC).
February 14, 2017 The Chairman of the New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission, Ron DeFilippis, has asked legal staff to provide guidance on selecting debate sponsors for the gubernatorial public financing debates as well as the disbursement of public funds.
January 30, 2017

Fundraising by New Jersey’s county political parties averaged $8.2 million annually during the first seven years of the decade, an analysis by the New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission (ELEC) shows.

January 19, 2017 State political party entities have been diminished over the last decade, according to an analysis by the New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission (ELEC).

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Announcement Press Releases
Date Subject
April 21, 2017 The New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission (ELEC) has approved $163,398 in public matching funds for the 2017 gubernatorial primary campaigns of four candidates.
April 19, 2017 Updates to enforcement actions are now available for review today April 19, 2017 on the website of the New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission, Executive Director Jeff Brindle announced today.
April 13, 2017 The New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission (ELEC) has approved $796,206 in public matching funds for the 2017 gubernatorial primary campaigns of three candidates.
April 12, 2017 The New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission (ELEC) has approved $1.1 million in public matching funds for the 2017 gubernatorial primary campaigns of three candidates.
April 12, 2017 The New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission will have a meeting at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, April 18,2017, at the Commission's office at 28 West State Street, 12th Floor, Trenton, New Jersey. The Agenda* is as follows.
April 11, 2017 On Wednesday, April 19, 2017 at 10:00 a.m., the first quarterly report of the State Political Party Committees, the Leadership Committees and any 2017 gubernatorial candidate committees filing quarterly reports, filed on or before April 17, 2017, will be available for public inspection on the New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission’s (ELEC) website (www.elec.state.nj.us) and at 28 West State Street, 13th floor, in Trenton, NJ.
April 6, 2017 On Monday, April 17, 2017 at 10:00 a.m., Personal Financial Disclosure Statements filed by gubernatorial and legislative candidates who are participating in the 2017 Primary Election will be available for public inspection on ELEC’s website at www.elec.state.nj.us.
April 6, 2017 On Monday, April 17, 2017 at 10:00 a.m., the first quarterly report (Form Q-4) filed by Governmental Affairs Agents, filed on or before April 10, 2017, will be available for public inspection on the New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission’s (ELEC) website (www.elec.state.nj.us) and at 28 West State Street, 13th floor, in Trenton, NJ.
April 5, 2017 The New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission (ELEC) has announced the following disclosure calendar for reports filed by candidates and committees participating in the 2017 May Municipal Election.
March 27, 2017 The New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission (ELEC) has approved $953,744 in public matching funds for the 2017 gubernatorial primary campaigns of two candidates.
March 23, 2017 The New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission will have a telephonic meeting at 12:00 Noon on Monday, March 27, 2017, at the Commission's office at 28 West State Street, 12th Floor, in Trenton.
March 23, 2017 On Thursday, April 6, 2017, the Business Entity Annual Statements, due to be filed by March 30, 2017, will be available on the New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission’s (ELEC) website (www.elec.state.nj.us).
March 22, 2017 The New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission will have a meeting at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, March 28, 2017, at the Commission's office at 28 West State Street, 12th Floor, Trenton, New Jersey.
March 17, 2017 The New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission (ELEC) has approved $100,540 in public matching funds for the 2017 gubernatorial primary campaign of Democratic candidate Jim Johnson. It is his second disbursement under the state’s Gubernatorial Public Financing Program. His cumulative receipts of public funds total $752,548.
March 16, 2017 Commission meeting for March 21 rescheduled for March 28.
March 15, 2017

Updates to enforcement actions are now available for review today March 15, 2017 on the website of the New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission, Executive Director Jeff Brindle announced today.

March 3, 2017 The New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission (ELEC) has approved $652,008 in public matching funds for the gubernatorial primary campaign of Democratic candidate Jim Johnson. It is the first disbursement approved during the 2017 primary election under the state’s Gubernatorial Public Finance Program.
March 1, 2017 Updates to enforcement actions are now available for review today March 1, 2017 on the website of the New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission, Executive Director Jeff Brindle announced today.
February 24, 2017

On Thursday, March 2, 2017, at 10:00 a.m., data summarizing the Annual Lobbying Reports for the 2016 calendar year period will be available on ELEC’s website. The summary data includes, total receipts and expenditures, fees, and information on benefit passing. Copies of the annual reports also will be available at that time on ELEC’s website at: (www.elec.state.nj.us).

February 15, 2017 The New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission has cancelled the Commission meeting scheduled for February 21‚ 2017.
February 15, 2017 Updates to enforcement actions are now available for review today February 15, 2017 on the website of the New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission, Executive Director Jeff Brindle announced today.
January 18, 2017 Updates to enforcement actions are now available for review today January 18, 2017 on the website of the New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission, Executive Director Jeff Brindle announced today.
January 11, 2017 The New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission has canceled the Commission meeting scheduled for January 17‚ 2017.
January 11, 2017 On Thursday, January 19, 2017 at 10:00 a.m., the fourth quarterly report of the State Political Party Committees and the Leadership Committees filed on or before January 17, 2017 will be available for public inspection on the New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission’s (ELEC) website (www.elec.state.nj.us) and at 28 West State Street, 13th floor, in Trenton, NJ.
January 5, 2017 On Tuesday, January 17, 2017 at 10:00 a.m., the fourth quarterly report (Form Q-4) filed by Governmental Affairs Agents, filed on or before January 10, 2017, will be available for public inspection on the New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission’s (ELEC) website (www.elec.state.nj.us) and at 28 West State Street, 13th floor, in Trenton, NJ.

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