7801 Deercreek Club Rd., Jacksonville, FL 32256

Oct. 9, 2018

Staff Contact
Nancy Garcia, Government Affairs Director
Voice (904) 394-9138

2018 NEFAR President
Charles "Ben" Bates
Voice (386) 328-6716

Northeast Florida Association of Realtors Issues Candidate Recommendations

Jacksonville, Fla. – The Northeast Florida Association of Realtors’ (NEFAR) recommends the following candidates for the upcoming general election.

Florida Legislature
Florida Senate District 4 – Aaron Bean
Florida Senate District 8 – Keith Perry
Florida House District 11 – Cord Byrd
Florida House District 12 – Clay Yarborough
Florida House District 15 – Wyman Duggan
Florida House District 16 – Jason Fischer
Florida House District 17 – Cyndi Stevenson
Florida House District 19 – Bobby Payne
Florida House District 24 – Paul Renner

Duval County
Tax Collector – Jim Overton
School Board District 2 – Nick Howland
School Board District 4 – Daryl Willie
School Board District 6 – Charlotte Joyce

Clay County
School Board District 5 – Ashley Gilhousen

Putnam County
Commission District 2 – Chip Laibl
Commission District 3 - Terry Turner
School Board District 4 – Bud McInnis

Jacksonville Beach City Council
District 1, Seat 4 – Shandy Thompson
District 2, Seat 5 – Georgette Dumont
District 3, Seat 6 – Dan Janson
Neptune Beach City Council
Seat 4 – Tom Patton

Constitutional Amendments – Vote Yes On Amendment 2
NO. 2 CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT ARTICLE XII, SECTION 27 Limitations on Property Tax Assessments
Proposing an amendment to the State Constitution to permanently retain provisions currently in effect, which limit property tax assessment increases on specified non-homestead real property, except for school district taxes, to 10 percent each year. If approved, the amendment removes the scheduled repeal of such provisions in 2019 and shall take effect January 1, 2019.

The Northeast Florida Association of Realtors provides professional development, political advocacy, professional standards administration, media relations, and promotional activities and exchange of information among its members. NEFAR serves as the voice for real estate in northeast Florida; serving the public through efforts to protect private property rights and community affairs programs. NEFAR is Northeast Florida's largest professional association, comprising more than 8,400 members working in all facets of the real estate industry, including residential and commercial sales as well as property management. NEFAR has a wholly owned subsidiary, the Northeast Florida Multiple Listing Service (NEFMLS), and is headquartered in Jacksonville, with satellite Service Centers in Orange Park, Jacksonville Beach, Palatka and World Golf Village.