CONTACT YOUR REPRESENTATIVES
OMG, will they pick up? What do I say? Wait, who am I calling?
Find all your reps quickly
CommonCause.org has created the best tool we've seen for quickly finding your federal legislators and their contact information. They also have a lot of useful details about each representative, including their committees, sponsored bills, and political contributions.
- Visit Common Cause (Take Action > Find Your Elected Officials)
- Enter your zip code
- BAM! All of your legislators show up along with their phone numbers. Further info just a click away.
GovTrack.us is a fantastic, simple resource for finding your representatives and digging a little deeper into their voting records.
- Visit GovTrack.us
- Enter your address or click Use My Location if you're at home
- It will identify your 2 Senators, and 1 Congressman (Representative)
- Click their name and go straight to their website for contact information. Make your voice heard!
If you want to focus on your reps in the U.S. Senate, visit their official government website here. You can find contact information, what committees each Senator sits on, past and active legislation. You can even livestream the U.S. Capitol dome...
Your congressman and women
If you want to focus on your Congressman and women, visit the U.S. House of Representatives official site here. You can find contact information for your Representative in the House, which members are the leaders of the parties, read about House committees, research legislative activity, and have a look at their official calendar.
here's what to say when you call
Tips from a former DC staffer who was in charge of incoming phones calls for his Senator's office on Capitol Hill