Advice on contacting your representatives from a former Congressional staffer

Writer and editor Emily Ellsworth has been earning a lot of attention for her incredibly helpful Twitter thread on how best to contact your Congressional representatives. A registered Republican who campaigned and voted for Hillary Clinton, Ellsworth has formerly worked for both Utah Reps. Jason Chaffetz and Chris Stewart. Here's her advice:

You can also hear Ellsworth talk more about her experiences on this episode of This American Life.

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