Beginner’s Guide to Calling Your Rep

  • Calling is more effective than emailing.
  • Pick an issue or bill to support.
  • Realize that the call will go quickly.
  • You don’t have to be persuasive; you’re just registering your stand.
  • Start by introducing yourself.
  • Have a brief script prepared.
  • No one will argue with you; you’ll quite likely get a machine.
  • You did it! Reward yourself!

Shy Person’s Guide to Calling Representatives