National Association of REALTORS® Political Action  Committee (RPAC) Endorses Rep. Chris Van Hollen for Senate

ANNAPOLIS, MD, September 29, 2015 – The Maryland REALTORS® PAC is pleased to announce that, based on its recommendation, the National Association of REALTORS® Political Action Committee (RPAC), endorses Rep. Chris Van Hollen to succeed Senator Barbara Mikulski in the United States Senate.
 
“Maryland RPAC recognizes Congressman Van Hollen’s long record of supporting homeownership and private property rights in the House of Representatives. We look forward to his leadership on key real estate issues in the U.S. Senate,” said Boyd Campbell, the Chair of the Maryland REALTORS® Political Action Committee.
 
Bonnie Casper, who serves as NAR’s Federal Political Coordinator for Rep. Van Hollen, added that “Chris Van Hollen has been a staunch advocate of preserving incentives for homeownership such as the FHA program, which is essential for many Maryland’s homebuyers seeking safe, affordable financing, as well as a long-term flood insurance reauthorization to cover Maryland’s many Chesapeake Bay and coastal communities.” 
 
RPAC, the largest trade association Political Action Committee in the United States, follows strict guidelines to ensure that candidates are supported based on their support for issues affecting REALTORS® and not party affiliation.  Candidate endorsements and contributions are recommended and approved by REALTOR® trustees for Maryland RPAC & National Association of REALTORS® PAC.
 
Editor’s Note:  The NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS®, “The Voice for Real Estate,” is America’s largest trade association, representing more than 1.1 million members involved in all aspects of the residential and commercial real estate industries.  RPAC is the Political Action Committee of the NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS®. For more information about RPAC, please visit www.realtors.org/RPAC or contact Scott Reiter at 202-383-1072 or via email at sreiter@realtors.org