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The League of Women Voters of Metropolitan Columbus

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How to FInd and Contact Your Local Representatives!

Sunday, Jan. 29, 2017

Interested in contacting your local representative? Make your voice heard!

The League has a great tool to find the names and contact information for your national, state, and local representatives: 

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We also have a list of links on our website to connect you with your local city, county and judicial offices. 

http://www.lwvcols.org/voting/aboutyourgovernment.php  

The League of Women Voters of Ohio has published a list of tips for proper conduct when meeting with public officials.

Things to do during the meeting:

Be prompt and patient

Introduce yourself

Keep it short and simple

Provide personal and local examples

Remember to listen

Saying, “I don’t know” can be a smart move

Set deadlines for a response

Things to do after the meeting:

Compare notes

Send a thank you note

Follow up

Complete your legislator feedback sheet

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Read more: Find Your Representatives!