The Colorado Association of Realtors
(CAR) has over 20,000 members state-wide. It is composed of 39 local associations, and is also an affiliate of the National Association of Realtors.
Its mission statement is:
"Through collaborative action and in cooperation with local associations and the National Association of REALTORS®: enhance the ability and opportunity of members to conduct their business ethically, successfully, and profitably; promote professionalism, skills, knowledge and community involvement; and enhance the public's awareness and confidence in REALTORS®."
In 2010, the CAR donated $24,750 to state senate candidates and $57,700 to state representative candidates. It was the 8th and 7th largest donor to state senate and state representative campaigns, respectively.
The top 3 recipients of campaign contributions from the CAR in 2010 were: