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E-mails

​E-mails are more popular than ever. Depending on which level of government or state, e-mails will likely taken by staff members and forwarded on or reported to the representative or senator.

  • ​State your specific request in the subject line.
  • Stick to one topic.
  • Similar formatting applies to written testimony and correspondence.
  • If you are responding to a CAI call to action, try to reword the model talking points to personalize the conversation.
  • Use formal salutations in email.
  • Include your full name, company name and your home address in the body of the e-mail as officials mostly respond only to constituents.
  • Carefully proof your e-mail for grammar and spelling before sending.​

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