Campaign and Election Process for NAR Elected Office

Interested in learning more about the campaign and election process for NAR Elected Office? Find links and forms below about the application for NAR Elected Office, election timeline, and campaign and election rules.


Applications for 2023 NAR Elected Office must be submitted between March 1, 2021 through June 1, 2021.


Questions about NAR’s campaign and election process may be directed to Credentials and Campaign Rules Committee Staff Executive Deanne Rymarowicz.

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Overview of Election Process and Campaign Rules

Overview of 2023 Election Process

View the timeline for filing an application for 2023 NAR Elected Office and highlights key reminders about application requirements.

Campaign and Election Timeline for Candidates Seeking a National Office

NAR Campaign and Election Rules: An Overview for Association Executives

Associations play an important role in supporting NAR’s campaign and election process. Whether you are a new Association Executive, or want to refresh your knowledge, this primer provides an overview of key information about the NAR campaign and election process.

Required Criteria and Qualifications

Required Criteria for Candidates and Elected Officers

In order to be deemed eligible to run for NAR Elected Office, a Potential Candidate must meet the required criteria as of June 1st of the year prior to the year in which the Potential Candidate’s election would be held:

  • No personal bankruptcy pending or discharged 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

Qualifications & Guidelines for Regional Vice President Candidates

Campaign & Election Rules Manual

  • This overview (PDF: 808 KB) outlines the updates made to NAR's Campaign & Election Rules Manual effective January 2021.
  • The Campaign & Election Rules Manual (PDF: 308 KB) outlines the process, procedures, and rules for REALTORS® seeking NAR Elected Office.

Application for Elected Office

Applications for 2023 NAR Elected Office must be submitted between March 1, 2021 through June 1, 2021.

Potential Candidate Campaign Team Disclosure Form

Financial Disclosure Statement

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.

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