ELEC: To Date, Ciattarelli has Qualified for $4.5 Million in Public Funds
The New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission (ELEC) has approved $143,293 in public
matching funds for the 2021 gubernatorial primary campaign of one candidate.
The recipient is Jack Ciattarelli, who is seeking the Republican nomination in the June 8 primary
election. To date, Ciattarelli has qualified for almost $4.5 million in public funds.
Under the Gubernatorial Public Financing program, which began in 1974, candidates who raise
$490,000 or more can qualify for public matching funds. Primary candidates are eligible for up to $4.6 million in public funds. In exchange, other than a few exceptions, they must limit their total primary spending to $7.3 million.