ELEC information


Candidate Nominating Petitions for all elective County Offices including Freeholder, Clerk, Sheriff, Surrogate and local elective candidates, independent candidates and School Board candidates are available at the Election Office for distribution.


Political Party Affiliation

Voters who wish to declare their affiliation with a political party may do so by completing the form below and sending it to their union County Board of Elections, 271 N. Broad Street, Elizabeth, NJ 07208-3702.  The form must be filed 50 days before the June Primary Election to be valid for that election.


ELEC Compliance Manual

All candiates for office are required to register and file campaign reports with the Election Law Enforcement Commission in Trenton, NJ.  To obtrain a copy of the manual and forms, please download the manual request form and return it to the Commission.


Election Law Enforcement Commission

28 West State Street, 13th floor
PO Box 185
Trenton, New Jersey 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