Contact Your Member of Congress!
Learn How to Contact Your Member of Congress:
Click on the links to the U.S. House of Representatives and Senate, and simply enter your zip code to locate your representative.
There are 435 Members in the U.S. House of Representatives. Each State has a certain number of Members in the House according to the number of people living in the state. Members represent their geographical district in their State. They are elected to two-year terms, and there are no term limits on how long a Member may serve in the House. The entire body is up for re-election every two years.
There are 100 Senators, with two for each State. All U.S. Senators represent the people of the entire State. They are elected to six-year terms, and there are no term limits on how long a Member may serve in the Senate. One third of the Senate is up for reelection every two years.
Tips on How to Contact Your Member of Congress
- Contact your representative. Make an appointment to meet with him/her or their staff in D.C. or in their home District/State office to discuss your issue.
- Share local statistics and information about your organization.
- Offer to serve as a resource to the Member and his/her staff.
- Participate in or organize a DC Advocacy Day. Bring people from your home state to D.C. to discuss the issues.