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For Immediate Release

July 3, 2012

Staff Contact
Nancy Garcia, Government Affairs Director
Voice (904) 394-9138
Fax (904) 398-8025

NEFAR President
Dane Leslie

Northeast Florida Association of Realtors Supports Clark, Bean, Kendall In August Primary Election

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - The Northeast Florida Association of Realtors' (NEFAR) Board of Directors has voted to support a slate of candidates that includes both experienced leaders
as well as some new names in Northeast Florida.

"In the race for the new sixth Congressional District, Richard Clark has the experience and the record as a business leader and a fiscal conservative that we need in Washington, D.C.," says 2012 NEFAR President Dane Leslie. Former Representative Aaron Bean gets the nod in the Florida Senate District 4 race and newcomer Kim Kendall won Realtor support in her race for Florida House District 17. The list of NEFAR recommended candidates for the Aug. 14, 2012 election is:

• US Congress District 3 - Cliff Stearns
• US Congress District 4 - Ander Crenshaw
• US Congress District 6 - Richard Clark
• Florida Senate District 4 - Aaron Bean
• Florida House of Representatives District 11 - Janet Adkins
• Florida House of Representatives District 17 - Kim Kendall
• Clay County Commission District 1 - Wendell Davis
• Clay County Commission District 3 - Jim Renninger
• Clay County School Board District 2 - Carol Studdard
• Clay County School Board District 3 - Joseph Wiggins
• Clay County School Board District 4 - Frank Farrell
• Clay County Superintendent of Schools - Ben Wortham
• Duval County School Board District 1 - Cheryl Grymes
• Duval County School Board District 3 - Ashley Smith Juarez
• Duval County School Board District 5 - Constance Sands Hall
• Duval County School Board District 7 -  Jon Heymann
• Putnam County Commission District 1 - Nancy Harris
• Putnam County Commission District 3 - Kenny Eubanks

Note: NEFAR is still conducting candidate screening interviews in additional Putnam County races.

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 nearly 4,900 members working in all facets of the real estate industry, including residential and commercial sales as well as property management. All statistics in NEFAR's reports are based on data compiled from NEFAR's wholly owned subsidiary, the Northeast Florida Multiple Listing Service (NEFMLS). NEFAR is headquartered in Jacksonville, with satellite Service Centers in Orange Park, Jacksonville Beach, Palatka and World Golf Village.

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