Political advocacy is a cornerstone in maintaining a healthy and booming real estate industry. Explore legislative issues, celebrate REALTOR® party victories that assist homebuyers and sellers, and get involved in the latest calls for action.


Latest Issues


National and State


  • Contact your Mainstreet Government Affairs Director listed below for the latest in what's happening on the local level.
Tom Joseph

Government Affairs Director, South & Southwestern Suburban Cook and Will Counties

Jeff Merrinette

Government Affairs Director, DuPage and West Cook Counties

Joe Roth

Government Affairs Director, Lake County

Calls for Action

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Party Wins

2018 Illinois REALTORS® Legislative Scorecard


REALTOR® Supported Local Candidates

During an election year, Illinois REALTORS® vets candidates on both sides of the political aisle and works to support those who share the association’s commitment to private property rights and sound business practices. Although the 2018 primary has passed, check out the supported candidates and the results.