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Make Yourself Heard

Although Washington may seem like it's a world away for many Americans, it is surprisingly easy for citizens to voice their concerns and seek the help of elected officials.

A simple letter, phone call, fax, email, or post card from a constituent represents a voice that would otherwise have gone unheard. Each message also represents a concerned voter, so it will not be ignored. The most effect means of communicating your interests and concerns to your congressional representatives is a face-to-face meeting.

For detailed information on how to effectively communicate with your elected officials in Washington, see the following materials: