*Exactly* How to Write a Letter Politicians Can’t Ignore

No one is born having already written a letter to their representative, by which I mean there’s a first time for everything, and one of those everythings may be telling your legislator where you stand on an issue or policy. Below, we’ve synthesized the prevailing advice from experts and expert organizations (like legislative aides and the ACLU) into a short and sweet guide for writing a really effective letter to your rep. It all starts here, by looking up who represents you by zip code. Time to put those stamps to good use.

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