Official government sources of information:

  • New Jersey’s Election Law Enforcement Commission (ELEC) – a nonpartisan commission that is dedicated to administering “The New Jersey Campaign Contributions and Expenditures Reporting Act‚” “The Gubernatorial‚ Legislative Disclosure Statement Act‚” “Legislative and Governmental Process Activities Disclosure Act‚” and parts of several other laws.
  • New Jersey’s Office of Legislative Services (OLS) – The Office of Legislative Services is an agency of the Legislature established by law to provide professional, nonpartisan staff support services to the Legislature and its officers, members, committees and commissions. Their website is also a source of a lot of information for the public.
  • State of New Jersey Transparency Center – Comprehensive reports about state income and expenditures, and more. Find out what happens to your tax money in NJ.


  • – National Institute on Money in State Politics
  • Project Vote Smart – An organization whose mission is to provide free, factual, unbiased information on candidates and elected officials. Find information about a candidate’s bio, prior votes, positions, etc.
  • League of Women Voters of New Jersey – A nonpartisan political organization that encourages informed and active participation in government, works to increase understanding of major public policy issues, and influences public policy through education and advocacy
  • – An excellent resource on election information, including a voting guide on local races in some counties, from the League of Women Voters Education Fund
  • Ready to Run – Campaign Training for Women, Rutgers Eagleton Institute of Politics and Center for American Women and Politics
  • – The encyclopedia of American politics
  • NJ Spotlights’ Explainer – Explains many general and current issues in NJ politics in an accessible way.
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