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2016 Election: Presidential Profiles

<p>The 2016 election is one of tremendous importance, and choices start long before November. From primary season to the general election, the AIA 2016 Presidential Candidate Profiles will help you navigate the polls with ease. The profiles feature each candidate?s stance on the big issues, drawn from their campaign websites, nonpartisan organizations, and their previous voting records. They also provide links to the candidates? websites and other sources of election information.</p>

<p> <a href=> Access the profiles now and vote with confidence in 2016!</a></p>

Getting Involved

<p>The responsibility of an AIA member advocate is to represent the profession's interests before their representatives. There are many competing interests out there, and that is why it is important to contact your legislators and their staff on a regular basis. Doing so will make sure that legislators keep issues important to architects in the forefront of their minds when making policy decisions.</p>

<p> <a href=> Do your part for your profession and your community.</a></p>


<p>ArchiPAC is the bipartisan political action committee of the American Institute of Architects. Founded in 1980, ArchiPAC serves as the single voice for the architecture profession on the national political scene. Funded by AIA members' voluntary contributions, ArchiPAC is the tool that architects use to voice the AIA's positions to our nationally elected leaders on issues affecting the built environment, our profession, our communities, and our practices.</p>

<p> <a href=>Get started with ArchiPAC today.</a></p>

114th Congress Federal Agenda & Key Issues

<p>For more than 150 years, the members of the American Institute of Architects have worked to advance our quality of life through design. Backed by more than 85,000 professionals who are job catalysts in every community, the AIA urges Congress and the White House to put partisanship aside and work together to build our nation's future.</p>

<p> <a href=>Inform yourself about the key AIA issues for the 114th Congress</a></p>

Resources & Tools

<p>AIA Advocacy staff have developed the tools and resources you need to support your efforts in making a difference for your profession.</p>

<p> <a href=>Access the tools and get started now.</a></p>

AIA Advocacy Staff

<p>AIA Advocacy staff are here to assist you with all your advocacy needs! Contact us with your advocacy and engagement related questions.</p>

<p> <a>Cindy Schwartz, Senior Director, Advocacy</a></p>

<p> <a>Wendy Perez Young, Senior Manager, Political Affairs</a></p>

<p> <a>Amanda Stratton, Senior Manager, Advocacy Outreach</a></p>

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