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Board of Realtors releases endorsements for mid-term elections

TRUCKEE/TAHOE, Calif. andamp;#8212; The Tahoe Sierra Board of Realtors has a long history of interest and involvement in matters related to local governmentandamp;#8217;s policies and practices. During most election cycles we find folks asking about the boardandamp;#8217;s positioning on various candidates, races, or ballot proposals. It is important to note at the outset that the Tahoe Sierra Board is not attached to or affiliated with any particular political party. We are independent in the purest sense of the term. Generally, TSBOR only takes a stance when there are compelling reasons or circumstances that lead the organization to formally weigh-in on a pending vote.In this election cycle the Tahoe Sierra Board of Realtors has formally endorsed three candidates. The three candidates to receive formal endorsements in the 2010 mid-term elections are:Sue Daniels andamp;#8211; North Tahoe Public Utility District, DirectorJ. Ron Hemig andamp;#8211; Truckee Donner Public Utility District, DirectorVictor Hernandez andamp;#8211; Truckee Fire Protection District, Director The candidates endorsed by the local Board of Realtors have a track record of independent thought, integrity in action and honesty/transparency in conducting the publicandamp;#8217;s business. TSBORandamp;#8217;s endorsement reflect the product of careful consideration and deliberation based upon community involvement, knowledge of the district and its customers and real estate industry factors. With membership numbers nearing or exceeding a thousand members and affiliates at present, any such political positioning is done with the greatest of care. We urge voters to consider these three candidates. Most importantly, to urge you to participate in the democratic process … get out there and VOTE.John R. Falk, Gov. andamp; Public Affairs ConsultantOn behalf of the Tahoe Sierra Board of Realtors