Sample Advocacy Letter

Date
Title of Recipient
Address of Recipient
Re: Bill Number or Topic

Dear [Recipient’s title and name],

Open with the purpose of your letter: to express your concern about a problem, urge support or opposition for bill, request the introduction of a new bill, etc. State what the position you would like the recipient to take. Indicate right away that you are constituent (if writing to a legislator).

Explain the problem in a concise and factual manner. If you are writing about a bill, state what it would do and how the bill’s passage would affect you and your community.

Thank him or her and respectfully request a response.

Sincerely,
Your name, address and email

 

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