Buono OK’d for another $68,000 in matching funds

TRENTON – The New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission has approved $68,010 in public matching funds for the gubernatorial general election campaign of state Sen. Barbara Buono.

She has  received $1,622,486 so far, and is eligible for $8,200,000 for the general election, ELEC said today.

Under the law, candidates for governor who raise at least $380,000 are eligible for $2 in public

matching funds for every $1 they raise from private sources. The first $122,000 in private contributions is not  eligible for a match.

Buono OK’d for another $68,000 in matching funds