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Communicating with Elected Officials

In a representative democracy, we elect people in our community to make decisions and create policy on our behalf. This system works most effectively when elected leaders and their constituents maintain a healthy level of communication.  You may feel as though you are one small voice in our big state, but if you don't speak up, who is going to do it for you?

As a citizen who is concerned about public schools, you may need to contact elected officials who are involved in creating education policy. This page provides tips on communicating with elected officials as well as links to important contact information.

Tips for Communicating with Legislators

The easiest way to contact your legislator is through email. Busy lawmakers are not always available to answer the phone, and regular mail often arrives too late to be effective. However you plan to reach your legislator, the following tips can help you be most effective.

Tips for offering comments in public meetings

Whether it's before a legislative committee or a school board, you may have an opportunity to make comments at a public meeting. The following tips will help you to be most effective.

More information here.

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