The Osceola County Association of REALTORS has announced their endorsements for the upcoming 2022 Primary Election Endorsements.
Each election cycle, the OSCAR Candidate Screening Task Force interviews local candidates to discuss their views on topics that concern the ease of access to homeownership and rights associated with ownership. As stated by the OSCAR in their recent news release, “the Association pays close attention to the political landscape, studying upcoming legislation, and interfacing with elected officials and candidates to have a dialogue on critical industry issues that affect homeowners and would-be homeowners. Each election cycle, our Candidate Screening Task Force interviews local candidates to discuss their views on topics that concern the ease of access to homeownership and rights associated with ownership.”
The association task force then makes a recommendation to their Board of Directors for final approval on which candidates to support.
OSCAR is supporting the following candidates for the upcoming primary election on August 23, 2022: Cheryl Grieb for County Commission District 4, Terry Castillo for School Board District 1, Jim Fisher for Kissimmee Commission Seat 4, Shawn Fletcher for St. Cloud Council Seat 5, Angela Eady for Kissimmee Commission Seat 2, Heather Kahoun for School Board District 4, Erika Booth for School Board District 5, Ken Gilbert for St. Cloud Council Seat 4, and Viviana Janer for County Commission District 2.
“To have a thriving real estate market, it is critical that local lawmakers keep the interests of homeowners in the foreground. The Osceola County Association of REALTORS® believes strong leadership and hard work is necessary to achieve this, and we are confident those values are represented in these candidates,” said 2022 OSCAR Board of Directors President, Alexandra Arena-Gil.
Early voting begins on August 8 and ends on August 21, 2022. The primary election is on August 23, 2022. For more information, visit the Osceola County Supervisor of Elections website at www.voteosceola.com. The site includes information on where to go for polling and how to vote by mail.
The Osceola County Association of REALTORS® is the largest professional trade association in Osceola County and was established in 1924. The Association currently provides programs, services, continuing education, and advocacy for more than 5,300 REALTORS® and affiliate members, also referred to as Vital Industry Partners (VIPs), in Central Florida. For more information on becoming a member or learning more about all our benefits and services, visit our new and expanded website at OsceolaRealtors.Org.