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1) Write your letter      2) Select representatives      3) Send

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  • Keep it brief: One page maximum and be concise
  • State who you are: Tell your legislators that you are a constituent and identify the issue up front

  • Hit your three most important points: Choose your strongest points that will be the most effective and persuasive

  • Personalize your letter: Tell your official why legislation matters in her or his community and include a personal story that shows how this issue affects you and your family

  • You are the expert: Remember that your legislator's job is to represent you. You should be courteous and to the point, but don't be afraid to take a firm position.                  


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