Alabama Association of Realtors
|Alabama Association of Realtors|
Its mission statement is:
"The Alabama Association of REALTORS® exists to organize, serve and unite its membership in areas where it can be more effective than local boards and the National Association of REALTORS® and shall, as its primary mission: Provide professional opportunities; Foster the highest standards of ethical conduct and enforce the Code of Ethics of the National Association of REALTORS®; Protect and promote the political, legal and business interests of its members; Promote and enhance the image of REALTOR® and REALTOR-ASSOCIATE® members; and safeguard the rights of private property ownership."
The vision statement of the AAR is:
"The Alabama Association of REALTORS® shall be the cornerstone organization in Alabama to advocate, protect and enhance REALTOR® interests, to promote the Code of Ethics, and to safeguard private property rights."
In the 2010 legislative elections, the AAR contributed $339,133 to state senate candidates in Alabama. Additionally, a total of $335,503 was donated to Assembly candidates. The AAR was the 9th and 6th largest donor in the Senate and Assembly races, respectively.
The top five recipients of campaign contributions from the AAR in 2010 were:
|Bradley Byrne, Governor||$100,279|
|Robert Bentley, Governor||$50,000|
|Paul Sanford, Senator||$27,000|
|Jim Folsom, Jr., Lieutenant Governor||$25,000|
|Del Marsh, Senator||$22,000|