Who Should You Contact?

Members of Congress were elected to represent a particular district of citizens.  Therefore, they are primarily concerned with the opinions of THEIR CONSTITUENTS.   Whenever you contact your senator or representative make sure to include your mailing address and ZIP code. Mail and email from non-constituents is usually ignored.

How to Write a Letter to Congress

Remember that when you write a letter or an email that the more effort you put into the letter the more impact it will have.  Consider handwriting the letter in your best handwriting.  Also, the shorter and more succinct the letter is, focusing on just one main point, will have much more impact than a long rambling letter.

Sending mail or packages to Congress

Soon after 11 September 2001, when regular mail is sent to a congressman or congresswoman’s Washington, CD office, it is irradiated.  This process means that the delivery time for mail takes one to two weeks longer to arrive at their offices.

Sending Faxes to Congress

Faxes will get though to the congressional office… eventually.  When you fax you need to expect to have to redial many times before your fax will be transmitted.

Sending eMails to Congress

Most all senators and representatives no longer have public email addresses.  Some congressional staff will have email addresses that can be used, but they are not always easy to find.

Webforms

Instead of email, most legislators now use web forms that can be found on their congressional webpage or personal homepages.   These are the primary electronic way to contact congress.

Courier Services

Couriers do deliver to Capital Hill, this is faster than regular mail but be aware that they are expensive.

Making a Phone Call

Phone calls are the quickest way to contact your legislator.  You can find your congressman phone number using CongressLookup or your can call the Capitol Switchboard at 202-224-3121

July 25th, 2012

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The federal government on Friday told election officials in 21 states that hackers targeted their systems before last year’s presidential election. …read more

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September 23rd, 2017

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September 22nd, 2017

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September 22nd, 2017

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September 22nd, 2017

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September 22nd, 2017

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Last minute stuff: Facebook to share Russia-linked ads with U.S. Congress. … in the months before and after last year’s U.S. presidential election. …read more

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September 21st, 2017

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Facebook Says It’s Submitting 3,000 Russia-Linked Ads To U.S. Congress … a full accounting of what happened in the 2016 election,” Stretch wrote. …read more

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September 21st, 2017

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Going by reports coming in from the US, Congress vice president Rahul … Delhi University Students Union election to Gandhi’s speech in Berkeley! …read more

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September 21st, 2017

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… between the Trump campaign and Russia during the 2016 election. … to take part in any hearings conducted in the US Congress on this subject in … …read more

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September 20th, 2017

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September 20th, 2017

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