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Political Letter Writing Workshop

Workshop Format

I. Research Issue Information

II. Is the issue real?

III. Determine Your Audience

IV. Discussion of mechanics for writing this type of letter.

V. Write your letter.

VI. Send to appropriate audience

Contact Information

1. Find U.S. and State Legislators

  • Includes:
    • President
    • Vice President
    • U.S. Senators
    • U.S. Representatives
    • State Senators
    • State Representatives
  • Also includes:
    • Bills they have sponsored
    • Committees on which they serve
    • Political contributions

2. Other state officials (including governors)

3. Find your Chicago Alderman