• Accounting procedures for New Jersey candidates for public office

    This is the general procedure required by the New Jersey Election Enforcement Commission. There are deviations from this procedure; check with your adviser or the NJELEC web site directly. File a D-1 Form: This appointment a campaign Treasurer and depository. Do this as soon as any money is received and before any money is spent in relation to the campaign. Open a Campaign bank account: Once a campaign treasurer and depository are appointed, a separate bank account should be opened in the name of the campaign. All campaign-related transactions should flow through this account. File Campaign Finance Reports (Form R-1):

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