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Since all of these individuals are regularly flooded with requests for their time and attention, it is best to provide them with information in a variety of formats to gain their attention. Sending a Letters with a press release, followed by a telephone call, provides a good start. It may take several phone calls and emails to receive a reply, but persistence and patience often pay off. Elected officials respond to their constituents, and it is important to get their staff on board as well as the staff from any group with whom you become involved.

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