Campaign and Election Process for NAR Elected Office

Interested in learning more about the campaign and election process for NAR elected office? Click on the links below to learn more about the Application for Elected Office, election timeline, and campaign and election rules.


The Application for Elected Office and Campaign and Election Rules Manual are currently being updated to reflect changes approved by the Board of Directors at the November 2018 meeting. Please check back in mid-January 2019 for the most current versions. 


Questions regarding the NAR’s campaign and election process may be directed to Lesley Muchow, NAR Deputy General Counsel (lmuchow@realtors.org), and Amy Jones, NAR Legal Coordinator, (ajones@realtors.org).

Required Criteria for Candidates and Elected Officers

A Potential Candidate must meet the required criteria as of the end of the submission period in order to be deemed eligible to run for NAR elected office:

  • No personal bankruptcy filing within the last 7 years
  • No personal foreclosures within the last 7 years
  • Credit score at or above 650
  • No current delinquent tax filings and/or payments

Quarterly Financial Reports

  • Eligible Candidates and Elected Officers are required to submit a quarterly report within fifteen (15) days of the end of each calendar quarter confirming that the individual continues to meet the Required Criteria for Candidates and Elected Officers.

Campaign & Election Rules Manual

Note: The Campaign and Election Rules Manual is currently being updated to reflect changes approved by the Board of Directors at the November 2018 meeting. Please check back in mid-January 2019 for the most current version. 

Application for Elected Office

  • An Interested REALTOR® may file an Application for Elected Office beginning on March 1 through June 1of the year prior to the year in which the Interested REALTOR®’s election would be held.
  • We will begin accepting applications on March 1, 2019, through June 1, 2019, the end of the submission period.

Potential Candidate Campaign Team Disclosure Form

Financial Disclosure Statement

Qualifications & Guidelines for Regional Vice President Candidates

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