Raleigh Regional Association of REALTORS® Board of Directors Endorses Candidates

Raleigh, NC, September 27, 2009 --(PR.com)-- John Wood, president of the Raleigh Regional Association of REALTORS® (RRAR) (www.rrar.com), has announced that the association’s board of directors through the NC REALTORS® Political Action Committee, (NC RPAC) has endorsed their candidates for the fall municipal elections. Those that were endorsed include:

· Margo Bills and Lance Olive for Apex Town Council
· Bill Harris and Cindy Sheldon for Fuquay-Varina Town Council
· Kathy Behringer for Garner Town Council
· Linda Hunt Williams, James Cobb, and Chet Van Fossen for Holly Springs Town Council
· Mark Stohlman and Tom Murry for Morrisville Town Council
· Zach Donohue and Meredith Brown for Wake Forest Town Council
· John Odom, James West, Waheed Haq, Bonner Gaylor, and Champ Claris for Raleigh City Council
· Mayor Dick Sears for Holly Springs Mayor
· Jan Faulkner for Morrisville Mayor
· Incumbent Mayor Charles Meeker for Raleigh City Mayor.

“We are excited that several association members have engaged in local politics,” said Wood. “Nurturing leadership is something that our board has always encouraged.”

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- Champ Claris of Prudential York Simpson Underwood, Bonner Gaylord of Kane Residential Real Estate, Waheed Haq of AMV Realty, Inc. and Jan Faulkner of Faulkner Appraisal Services, are all RRAR members.
- The Raleigh Regional Association of REALTORS® has refrained from supporting or endorsing candidates in the Wake County School Board races.

About Raleigh Regional Association Of REALTORS®:
For more than 70 years, the Raleigh Regional Association of REALTORS® has been the area’s voice for real estate, providing quality programs to help its members deliver a myriad of real estate services in the Raleigh area. Raleigh Regional Association of REALTORS® offers members a vast resource of services, products and programs to meet the evolving needs of the real estate industry and consumers. These resources include educational programs, Triangle MLS access, networking opportunities and more. The association also serves as a leading advocate of private property rights and community involvement. For more information, visit www.rrar.com.

Michelle Wingate
MMI Public Relations
(919) 233-6600

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