A Look at the Birmingham Association of REALTORS®
Picks for the 2020 Mayoral Election Cycle
Each election cycle, the Birmingham Association of REALTORS® and RPAC make candidate endorsements. RPAC promotes pro-REALTOR® candidates in elections across the United States.

The purpose of RPAC is clear: voluntary contributions made by REALTORS® are used to help elect candidates who understand and support their interests.

This year they are proud to endorse the following candidates:
• Scott Brakefield – Alabaster
• Bruce Taylor – Brighton
• Jon G Graham – Calera
• Bobby Scott – Center Point
• Tony Picklesimer – Chelsea
• Jeff Mims – Clanton
• Charles Webster – Clay
• Stan Hogeland – Gardendale
• Clark Davis – Graysville
• Scott Summerlin – Helena
• Frank Brocato – Hoover
• Charles Moore – Irondale
• Eddie Reed – Jemison
• Bob Ellerbrock – Kimberly
• Gary R. Richardson – Midfield
• Stewart Welch – Mountain Brook
• Richard M. Phillips – Oneonta
• Wayman Newton – Tarrant
• Buddy Choat – Trussville
• Ashley Curry – Vestavia Hills
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RPAC has protected $5,000,000,000+ in Central Alabama existing home sales over the past 12 months.
What is RPAC?
Since 1969, the REALTORS® Political Action Committee (RPAC) has promoted the election of pro-REALTOR® candidates across the United States.

As REALTORS®, we harness and maximize our political power through RPAC by:
  • Promoting REALTOR® champion candidates.
  • Fighting proposals that harm homeownership and private property rights.
  • Supporting smart growth in our communities.
Who Does RPAC Help?
When REALTORS® join together, we have a very powerful voice that is heard loud and clear.

RPAC exists solely to further issues important to:
  • Homeowners
  • Property Owners
  • The Real Estate Industry 
RPAC Major Investor Benefits
Investments in your career and industry can be made by going to TheBarPortal.comClick on the "Contributions" tab and participate in the 2020 PAC Cycle.
What has RPAC Done for You Lately?
REALTORS® benefit daily. With the help of RPAC contributions:
  • Real estate was deemed essential in Alabama during the COVID-19 crisis.
  • REALTORS® gained access to the COVID-19 Care’s Act relief efforts.
  • Alabama established the first order to allow for remote notaries.
  • City business license requirements based on the property location were defeated.
  • Ordinances in Alabama that penalized property owners for having tenants and impeded privacy rights were opposed.
  • Proposed sales taxes on real estate commissions were eliminated.
  • Mortgage interest deduction was kept alive and well.
  • Proliferation of real estate transfer taxes was stopped.
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