(Pro or Con, State or National)
City, State, Zip
phone and fax (if you have one)
E-mail (if you have it)
The Honorable [Senator or Representative]
[Address at State or federal Capitol]
Dear [Senator Name or Representative Name]:
I am writing as a concerned constituent regarding [name of bill, including bill number]. This bill is coming up for a vote on the [name of committee, or floor vote]on [date] and I am asking that you vote [yes, or no] on this bill.
The [passage, or defeat] of [bill designation] is important to [me, my family, my community…], because [something specific, something personal, how this would affect you, your family, your town, etc.] [optional: something you know about the factual basis, or quality of the bill… for example, as a mother who has given birth x times, I have studied the facts and the credentials, and I can say that…., or, the bill would accomplish what is recommended by xx national organizations or experts…, etc.]
Your [yes, or no] vote [in committee, on the floor or the House or Senate, or whatever is appropriate] will help [move this bill forward, or will help defeat this bill], which would [greatly improve the quality of life for constituents in your district or whatever is appropriate.]
Thank you for your attention to this issue. Please vote [yes, or no] on [bill number].