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C.A.R.'s success in the legislative and political arenas depends largely on the participation of individual members. You can make a difference in many ways. We need you to step up and take action.

You contributions make a difference in our industry. Below are the many ways you get involved.

 

REALTOR PARTY 2022 ELECTIONS TOOLBOX

The 2022 Primary Election is right around the corner, and the California Association of REALTORS® (C.A.R.) is asking REALTORS® to come together, engage candidates and Get Out the Vote! REALTORS® have a civic duty to exercise the right to vote to shape the policies that protect our bottom line. Lawmakers trust your expertise, and your clients value the services you provide.


To help achieve these objectives, the REALTOR® Party of California has prepared this toolbox  to help local associations navigate candidate evaluations, townhalls and get out the vote efforts. In this toolkit, you’ll find everything from tips and tricks for candidate evaluations, suggested timelines, sample social media and newsletter content, and much more!

The REALTOR® Party of California is the body that unites us – regardless of party politics or background – to champion policies for the benefit of our businesses, our clients and California as a whole: one united force, poised to create durable change.

Click here to access the REALTOR Party 2022 Elections Toolbox.

 

 

RECENT MAILERS 

For more information on our 2021 Legislative Successes, click here to view our recent spotlight mailer. 

For more information on our 2021 REALTOR and firm savings, click here to view our recent mailer. 

 

UNLOCKING CALIFORNIA POLITICS PODCAST

 

Listen to our new Unlocking California Politics Podcast here

Unlocking California Politics Podcast is your resource for politics, legislation, housing policy, and housing news from the California Association of REALTORS®. 

 

 

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VOTE - ACT - CONTRIBUTE

We are the REALTOR® PARTY OF CALIFORNIA, a committed movement of real estate professionals fighting to keep the dream of homeownership alive in California and throughout the country. We value homeownership, private property rights, free enterprise and a responsive government. 

Check out our downloadable 2021 Voter Toolkit, today! Link below. 

https://car.sharefile.com/d-sb7003ac1fac54f069d8dea7b0a18d926

 

REALTOR® Party of California: We don't tell you who to vote for, we just want you to vote!

 Click here to register to vote.

  For more information, please click on the field rep tab. 

 

Invite a C.A.R. Government Affairs Field Rep to your office or association! 

Government Affairs Field representatives are available to visit you, your office, or your local association. They can provide you with important information on how to promote and get politically involve, as well as assist in developing a local strategy to increase member participation in local government issues.

 

Matthew Bunch

 

Matthew Bunch
Director of Member Education and Mobilization

[email protected]
(559) 707-5652 

 

 

 

Contact your Field Rep today!

 

 

Collin Powers 
[email protected]
(714) 470-4535

Alliance of Orange Co., Big Bear, Downey, Greater San Diego, Idyllwild, Imperial County, Inland Valleys, Inland Gateway, Joshua Tree GatewayNewport Beach, North San Diego, Orange County, Pacific Southwest, Pacific West, Greater Palm Springs, Southwest Riverside, Tri-Counties, West San Gabriel Valley

 

 

 

 

Roberto Moreno
[email protected]
(916) 492-5210

Bay East, Bridge AOR, Coastal Mendocino, Contra Costa, Delta, Humboldt, Lake County, Marin, Monterey County, North Bay, North San Luis Obispo, Northern Solano, Pismo Coast, San Benito County, San Francisco, San Luis Obispo Coastal, San Mateo County, Santa Clara County, Santa Cruz County, Silicon Valley, Solano

 

 

Christy Hayek

 

Christy Hayek
[email protected]
(732) 682-2996

Arcadia, Greater LA, Burbank, Citrus Valley, Conejo Simi Moorpark, East Valley, Glendale, Greater Antelope Valley, High Desert, Inglewood, Malibu, Ojai ValleyPalos Verdes Peninsula, Pasadena Foothills, Ridgecrest, Southland Regional, Southwest Los AngelesVentura County Coastal

 

 

 

 

 

Samih Sger
[email protected]
(916) 705-0117

SOCIAL MEDIA CONTENT- Click on the image below to download

         

                

                

SAMPLE SOCIAL MEDIA POSTS

REALTOR® Party 2022 – No on SB 1105 (Hueso) & SB 679 (Kamlager) Social Media Posts

Social Media Post 1

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TEXT: CA has a $90B surplus, yet lawmakers propose increasing property taxes on LA and San Diego homeowners. We should be working to make homeownership LESS expensive for California families. #Protecthomeownership. Vote NO on SB 1105 (Hueso) & SB 679 (Kamlager). #NoNewPropertyTaxes

Download GIF here.


Social Media Post 2

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TEXT: Say No to subsidizing large corporate rental developments from new property taxes on LA and SD homeowners. Vote NO on SB 1105 (Hueso) & SB 679 (Kamlager). #NoNewPropertyTaxes #ProtectHomeownership

Download GIF here.


Social Media Post 3

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TEXT: SB 1105 grants a non-elected 6-member appointed body unchecked power to raise your property taxes! Vote NO on SB 1105 (Hueso) #NoNewPropertyTaxes #ProtectHomeownership

Download GIF here.


 


Click here to access Key Contacts & Federal Political Coordinators.

 

Save the Date - Legislative Day 2023 and Capitol Reception! 

 

Legislative Day 2023 will be held on 

Wednesday May 2, 2023

in Sacramento!

Download photos from Legislative Day 2022 from our roaming photographer or our photo booth.

 

 

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Virtual Advocate
 

If you are not already on the distribution list for C.A.R.'s FREE Virtual Advocate e-mail newsletter, please sign up now. C.A.R. will send this FREE e-mail update to you every other Friday. Packed with the latest information and updates on the most important happenings in politics and government, this is a must for any REALTOR® who wants to stay informed. The newsletter reports on important developments in politics, legislation and public policy that affect the real industry. Issues are reported from Washington D.C., Sacramento and localities throughout California.

Please send an email, marked "sign-up" to Rick Laezman at 
[email protected], and he will make sure you start receiving this important newsletter. See the latest edition of the Virtual Advocate newsletter.Members of C.A.R.'s public policy and political affairs committees, PAC Trustees, Local Association Executive Officers and Government Affairs Directors, Key Contacts and Federal Coordinators, and Legislative Liaisons automatically receive this newsletter. If you are one of the above there is no need for you to sign up. 

We know your resources are important to you. Here’s a compiled list of useful tools we recommend:

Dear Homeowner Card

View our Dear Homeowner Card here. 

2019-2020 Legislative Victories 

View our 2019-2020 Legislative Victories here. 

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Support the REALTOR® Action Fund

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One of the most important services organized real estate provides is representation in the halls of government. REALTOR® Action Fund (RAF) raises money to advance the goals of our REALTOR® political action committees (PACs) at the local, state, and federal levels of government. RAF supports and/or opposes candidates for elected office who understand, or don't understand, REALTOR® Issues. Support RAF today!

Get serious about Housing

Housing for California is an initiative of the California Association of REALTORS® to support policies that help Californians live and work in the same community. Click here for more information. 

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Recent Legal Developments

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