Wednesday, June 30, 2010

Realtors Announce Endorsements in Council Races

The Greater Capital Area Association of Realtors has announced their endorsements in the County Council races. Following is their press release.

For Immediate Release

Contact: Bobette Banks


On June 28, 2010, the Greater Capital Area Association of REALTORS® (GCAAR) is officially announcing its endorsements for the Montgomery County Council and County Executive 2010 primary elections. In any field of candidates there is a wide array of personal and career experience. And GCAAR certainly believes that each of the candidates running bring such experience to the people for consideration and further demonstrate a commitment to the election process by giving up their time to tell others their views.

With such strong candidates, there were many issues to consider during our discussions. However, after thorough debate and careful deliberation, GCAAR believes that the candidate’s listed below best share the REALTORS® vision and possesses a deep knowledge of the issues facing our members and the real estate industry. GCAAR feels confident that each of these candidates understands the issues of concern to the real estate community, homebuyers, sellers and property owners in Montgomery County. And that each of these candidates has a strong commitment to a good quality of life in Montgomery County. GCAAR is proud to officially announce these endorsements.

County Executive Race – Ike Leggett

At-Large Democratic Primary Race:
1. George Leventhal
2. Nancy Floreen
3. Marc Elrich
4. Becky Wagner

At-large Republican Primary Race – Brandon Rippeon

District 1 Democratic Primary Race – Roger Berliner
District 2 Democratic Primary Race – Craig Rice
District 3 Democratic Primary Race – Phil Andrews
District 4 Democratic Primary Race – Nancy Navarro
District 5 Democratic Primary Race – Valerie Ervin


GCAAR is the voice for REALTORS® in Washington, DC and Montgomery County, Maryland. Representing more than 8,500 real estate professionals in the Greater Capital Area, GCAAR provides numerous services vital to its members' daily business needs and works with lawmakers to ensure public policy that encourages home ownership.