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Local Election Results and Updates

Pasadena and Pearland Runoff Election Results The runoff elections for the cities of Pasadena and Pearland were held on Saturday, June 10. Turn out in Pasadena was 6,747 votes, which is about 11% of registered voters. Jeff Wagner defeated HAR member and recommended candidate, John “JR” Moon, 56% to 43%. We congratulate Mayor Wagner on his victory and look forward to working with him. Council District A will now be
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Runoff Elections for Pasadena and Pearland this Saturday, June 10

To our HAR members in Pasadena, Pearland and Sugar Land: This Saturday, June 10, runoff elections are being held for several local positions. The HAR Board of Directors has recommended HAR member and REALTOR® John Moon, Jr. for Pasadena Mayor and Woody Owens for Pearland City Council Position #7. Both of these candidates bring with them a wealth of knowledge, experience and are known champions for REALTOR® issues. Please see
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REALTOR® Involvement Make a Difference in Election Results

While voter turn-out was extremely low at a little over four percent, the Houston Association of REALTORS®’ (HAR) had some great victories from the Saturday, May 6, Joint Elections. In a crowded field of seven candidates running for Mayor of Pasadena, John “JR” Moon, an HAR member and commercial REALTOR®, secured a run-off election spot against retired police officer Jeff Wagner. The winner will be decided by voters who return
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HAR Recommends Voting FOR HISD Proposition 1

Due to a robust and thriving real estate market, Houston is considered “property-wealthy.” By law, “property wealthy school districts” can be required to purchase “attendance credits” from the State of Texas. In 2016, the Texas Education Agency (TEA) determined that HISD owed a payment of $162 million in attendance credits to the state.  The referendum was placed on the November 2016 election ballot. Voters in HISD rejected sending the $162
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Congressional Visits May 17-18

An Overview of NAR 2017 Legislative and Regulatory Priorities The National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) is the largest professional trade association in the United States, NAR represents over one million residential REALTORS® and commercial practitioners involved in all facets of the industry, including brokers, sales agents, property managers, appraisers and counselors. NAR fiercely advocates for substantial policy initiatives at the federal level and is a critical component in providing strength