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Nothing so strongly impels a man to regard the interest of his constituents, as the certainty of returning to the general mass of the people, from whence he was taken, where he must participate in their burdens.  —George Mason, speech in the Virginia Ratifying Convention, June 14, 1778

Federal representatives are not simply beholden to the constituency during election season.  It is your right as a citizen to contact your representatives and advocate for issues you feel are important.  You can find your representatives here and your senators here

Below is text that can be easily copied and pasted into any letter written.  Feel free to use this text if you find it helpful.  If you would like more direct help, please use our contact page to reach out to a member of our leadership team directly.

 

 

Dear Sir/Madam,

This letter comes to you from a member of The Federalist Coalition, an organization built by every-day Americans concerned about the size and scope of the federal government, and committed to returning our country to its constitutional foundation.

Your opposition/support to Bill #_____ has recently come to our attention. 

We beseech you to rethink your opposition to this measure and others like it.

OR

We encourage you to continue to support this measure and others like it. 

Our country is founded on the principles of federalism and limited federal power.  We encourage you to support measures that are in line with these ideals.

We will continue to monitor your stance on this issue.

Best Regards,