Category Archives: Elections

REALTORS® – Get Out The Vote

Unless you’ve been hiding under a rock for the past year, you know that Election Day is this Tuesday, November 8th.  In Virginia, all voters have a chance to select candidates for the Presidential ticket and congressional representatives.  Also, depending … Continue reading

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Virginia’s voter registration period extended until Friday, October 21, 2016

Virginia’s voter registration period has been extended until 11:59 PM on Friday, October 21, 2016, after unprecedented web traffic prevented many people from completing their registrations online before the original deadline. Virginians who are interested in registering to vote are … Continue reading

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Register to Vote by October 17th

October 17th is the deadline to register to vote in Virginia for the upcoming November General Election. While more than 86 percent of Virginia REALTORS® are registered to vote, we can do better. So if you’re not registered to vote … Continue reading

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Officers of Election: seeking community volunteers

As the November 8 Presidential Election approaches, REALTORS® are invited to serve as Officers of Election to ensure smooth election operations throughout the Commonwealth’s voting precincts. Officers of Election are stationed in polling places on Election Day, and have two … Continue reading

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Election night showcases REALTOR® successes

Tuesday’s town and city elections across Virginia showcased some big wins by REALTOR® members who were running for local elected office. The Hampton Roads REALTORS® Association had two members who successfully ran for re-election.  In Norfolk, REALTOR® Angelia Williams Graves … Continue reading

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Action Alert: It’s Time to Vote

Yes Virginia, Election Day is upon us again. Often lost in the hype around high-profile elections, like this year’s presidential campaign, is the fact that numerous cities and towns throughout Virginia will hold contests for positions like mayor or council … Continue reading

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REALTOR® Champion Profile: Michelle Dykstra

Michelle Dykstra, member of the Roanoke Valley Association of REALTORS®, is running as an independent candidate for Roanoke City Council in the May 3rd elections. A Roanoke native, Michelle and her husband spent time in New York and Chicago before moving back … Continue reading

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By The Numbers: Virginia REALTORS® impact state elections

Now that the dust has settled from Tuesday’s elections, it’s time to take a look back at the impact Virginia REALTORS® had on the outcome. Virginia REALTORS®, through the REALTORS® Political Action Committee (RPAC), supported 33 candidates for the Virginia … Continue reading

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REALTOR® Action Alert: Election Day is November 3rd

This Tuesday, November 3rd is Election Day in Virginia. All 140 seats in the Virginia General Assembly and many local government offices will be up for grabs. As a REALTOR®, you see the impact of policy maker decisions on a … Continue reading

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VAR new board of directors selected during Delegate Body Meeting

REALTOR® members were elected by the Delegate Body from four tiers of the member associations during the VAR Convention & Trade Show. The following members were selected for the 2016 board of directors: Tier A Julia Avent, Northern Virginia Association … Continue reading

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