The U.S. Congress

The House of Representatives

The Senate

Contacting Your Elected Officials

As an American citizen, it is your right to be able to contact your elected officials. There are essentially three methods to contact your Representative or Senator, a phone call, an email, or a formal written letter.

Your first step is to determine who your elected officials are if you do not already know. Every person in America has three individuals representing them on capitol hill, 1 member in the House of Representatives and 2 members in the Senate. You can use these links to determine who represents you in Congress.

To contact your elected official via telephone, call the capitol hill operator and ask to be connected to the office of your elected official. 1-888-762-8760

To contact your elected official via email, use the following links.

To contact your elected official via a postage letter, obtain their address iniformation from the House of Representative links above. Address your letter as follows:

To Your Senator:

The Honorable (full name)
(Room #) (Name) Senate Office Building
United States Senate
Washington, DC 20510

Dear Senator:

To Your Representative:

The Honorable (full name)
(Room #) (Name) House Office Building
United States House of Representatives
Washington, DC 20515

Dear Representative:

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