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Georgia Association of Realtors

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Georgia Association of Realtors
Website:Official Website
The Georgia Association of Realtors (GAR) was founded in 1921, and has grown to a current size of over 34,000 members.[1] It is an affiliate of the National Association of Realtors, and with this organization, is active in promoting the interests of its members at the state and federal levels.[2]

Mission Statement[1]

The Georgia Association of REALTORS® is the leading advocate for the real estate industry, committed to:
  • Protecting private property rights and free enterprise
  • Maintaining ethical and professional standards
  • Enhancing the public’s awareness and confidence in REALTORS®

Vision Statement[1]

"The Georgia Association of REALTORS® is the source for professional development, education on current industry trends and enforcement of the Code of Ethics. We are the catalyst for uniting the organization for political involvement and creating an environment of community."

Campaign Contributions

State Candidates


In 2010, the GAR contributed a total of $64,550 to state senate candidates and $153,700 to state representative candidates. It was the 6th and 1st largest donor to state senate and state representative campaigns, respectively.

The top 5 recipients of campaign contributions from the GAR in 2010 were:[3]

Candidate Amount Result
Republican Party Sam Olens, Attorney General $12,200 Approveda
Republican Party Casey Cagle, Lieutenant Governor $11,100 Approveda
Republican Party Gary Black, Agricultural Commissioner $10,100 Approveda
Republican Party Nathan Deal, Governor $9,700 Approveda
Republican Party Ralph Hudgens, Insurance Commissioner $9,600 Approveda

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