Arkansas Realtors Association

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Arkansas Realtors Association
Website:Official Website
The Arkansas Realtors Association (ARA) was founded in 1925 as the Arkansas Real Estate Association, a state branch of the National Association of Real Estate Boards. In 1973, both adopted the term Realtors and officially changed their names. The ARA has 37 local boards across the state, and a political action committee to promote the interests of its members in state government.[1]

Campaign Contributions

State Candidates


The ARA contributed $38,500 to state senate candidates and $85,350 to state house candidates in 2010. It was the 7th and 3rd largest donor to state senate and state house elections, respectively.

The top five recipients of campaign contributions from the ARA in 2010 were:[2]

Candidate Amount Result
Democratic Party LJ Bryant, Arkansas Commissioner of State Lands $8,000 Defeatedd
Democratic Party Mike Beebe, Governor $4,000 Approveda
Democratic Party Shane Broadway, Lieutenant Governor $4,000 Defeatedd
Republican Party Mark Martin, Secretary of State $4,000 Approveda
Democratic Party Dustin McDaniel, Attorney General $3,000 Approveda

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