Illinois wins prestigious Triple Crown at NAR convention

Illinois REALTORS® were recognized for contributions to RPAC on Friday, Nov. 7, 2014, at the REALTOR® Convention & Expo in New Orleans.

The Illinois Association of REALTORS® was recognized with the Triple Crown award for both fundraising and overall participation.

Several local associations were also honored for their RPAC participation. They included:

  • REALTOR® Association of Southwestern Illinois, first place, Local Board recognition, medium category.
  • Capital Area REALTORS®, second place, Local Board recognition, medium category.
  • Northern Illinois Commercial Association of REALTORS®, Commercial Overlay Board recognition.

(Contributions are not deductible as charitable contributions for federal income tax purposes. The Illinois REALTORS® Political Action Committee (RPAC) collects contributions from members of the National Association of REALTORS (NAR) for political activities. A portion of each contribution will be used for state political activities; at least 30 percent will be used for federal campaign purposes. The federal portion will be charged against an individual’s federal contribution limits under 2 USC 441a. Contributions are VOLUNTARY and refusal to contribute does not affect membership rights. A member may contribute more or less than the suggested amount. A copy of our report filed with the State Board of Elections is (or will be) available on the Board’s official website www.elections.il.gov or for purchase from the State Board of Elections, Springfield, Illinois.)

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About Jon Broadbooks

Jon Broadbooks is Vice President/Communications for Illinois REALTORS®. He serves as editor of online and print content for the association’s communications including the Illinois REALTOR® magazine and e-newsletters. He conducts spokesperson training seminars and oversees website development for the Association.

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