NJ Pol, Wachtell Partner Fined For Late Campaign Docs

By Beth Winegarner (January 8, 2015, 8:34 PM EST) -- Hoboken City Council Member Elizabeth Mason and her campaign team, including her husband, Wachtell Lipton Rosen & Katz LLP partner Richard Mason, have been fined nearly $40,000 by the New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission for alleged late campaign filings in two city elections.

The commission fined Mason and her team a total of $27,760 — reduced from an initial penalty of $34,700 — for alleged campaign violations stemming from her unsuccessful mayoral bid in 2009 and another $9,400 for separate allegations arising from her city council campaign in 2011, according to the decisions issued on Dec. 31.

The commission launched separate...

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