Advocacy Spotlight: Bill Baird

March 17, 2022 in Government Affairs

Kansas City region REALTOR® and former Heartland MLS President Bill Baird has put his REALTOR® advocacy into action in his position as Mayor of Lee’s Summit, Mo., and now he is running for re-election in the April 5 election. “I didn’t get into politics until I ran for school board in 2014, and I would […]

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KCRAR Releases Kansas Election Voter Guide

October 29, 2021 in Government Affairs

Local elections will be taking place in Kansas on Tuesday, Nov. 2, and the Kansas City Regional Association of REALTORS®’ advocacy volunteers have selected REALTOR® Party aligning candidates and released their KCRAR Voter Guide. Candidates are selected based on research and interviews conducted by Kansas City REALTOR® volunteers. Those candidates that support REALTOR® and homeowner […]

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Local Elections Taking Place Aug. 3 in Kansas

July 29, 2021 in Government Affairs

Local primary elections will be held in Kansas on Tuesday, Aug. 3. Polls will be open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Candidates who will advance after Tuesday’s primary elections will meet with KCRAR’s RPAC Trustees for interviews about their views on real estate issues, as they do each election cycle. Depending on the results […]

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REALTOR® Party Wins Big on Election Night

November 5, 2020 in Guest Columns

Guest Column by Derek Ramsay, KCRAR VP of REALTOR® Advocacy It’s been said that “all politics is local,” and while much of the nation has been focused on the election for President of the United States, REALTOR® advocate volunteers, supported by the KCRAR advocacy team, vetted candidates at the local and state levels for their […]

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Vote REALTOR® Party on Nov. 3

October 29, 2020 in Guest Columns

Guest Column by Derek Ramsay, KCRAR VP for REALTOR® Advocacy On Tuesday, Nov. 3, voters will go to the polls to cast ballots in the 2020 General Election. Every four years we are told, “This is the most important election of our lifetime.” And I believe that every four years that is true. But while […]

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Voter Registration Deadlines Approaching

October 2, 2020 in Guest Columns

2020 is an important election year, and many issues and candidates will be up for consideration this Nov. 3. Statistics from the National Association of REALTORS® show that 91% of KCRAR members are registered to vote. Make sure you’re among them by checking your registration, voting location and additional information at the links below. Missouri […]

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Meet The Candidates For The November KCRAR Board Of Directors Election

September 25, 2020 in KCRAR

The election for three KCRAR Directors will take place in November. The majority of the Director positions on the KCRAR Board are positions elected by the KCRAR membership. Each position up for election in November is for a three-year term beginning January 2021. REALTOR® members will receive email ballots the first week of November. The […]

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Vote Kansas City REALTOR® Party on Aug. 4

July 24, 2020 in Government Affairs

On Tuesday, Aug. 4, voters will go to the polls to cast ballots in the 2020 Primary Election. As REALTORS®, our success depends on the ability to promote the benefits of homeownership to buyers and sellers. But too often success as an industry depends on defending those same benefits against government intervention. The Kansas City […]

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Kansas City REALTOR® Party Supports Candidates For Local Kansas Elections

November 1, 2019 in Government Affairs

The Kansas City REALTOR® Party works to protect and promote homeownership and property investment by speaking with one voice to advance candidates that build strong communities and promote an active business environment. Working hand in hand with RPAC, the Kansas City REALTOR® Party supports pro-REALTOR® candidates who make decisions that impact REALTOR® members and their […]

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Kansas City REALTOR® Party Supports Candidates for Local Kansas Primary Elections

August 5, 2019 in Government Affairs

The Kansas City REALTOR® Party works to protect and promote homeownership and property investment by speaking with one voice to advance candidates that build strong communities and promote an active business environment. Working hand in hand with RPAC, the Kansas City REALTOR® Party supports pro-REALTOR® candidates who make decisions that impact REALTOR® members and their […]

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