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Sample legislator letter below:
Dear Senator (or Representative) Schmo:
I live in XXXX (If you live in the lawmaker’s district). I am an attorney/adoptive parent/ environmental engineer/teacher/go to church with your brother (or anything that is topically relevant or establishes why you are interested or how they might know you.) I am concerned about/or strongly support HB 000 SB 000, because…… (Be specific. Use examples of how this bill would help or hurt the applicable situation and what you want or worry will happen.)
Thank you for your sponsorship or support and your leadership on this issue.
I would like you to oppose this bill when it comes before you for a vote.
I would like you to co-sponsor the bill and support it when it comes before you for a vote.
I appreciate your (service/leadership/willingness to consider my point of view/or whatever fits your situation).