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 5 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|