contact your elected officials

Each day, elected officials nationwide confront public policy questions that impact us all. These officials want to—and need to—hear from their constituents, people like you who elect them to office and whom they represent. To help them reach a decision on important issues, elected officials rely on communications from their constituents—and that means you! You can make a difference by writing, e-mailing, calling, or visiting your elected officials. Here are some tips for doing so: