How ordinary people can influence Congress and state legislatures
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Keep On Voting After The Election
The first section features interviews with lobbyists, politicians, political staff, academic researchers and volunteer advocates. They explain what works to influence politicians as they vote on legislation. Their stories and insights prove that ordinary people can make a difference if they move from apathy to action. It doesn't take much time or money but it does take persistence.
The second section provides step by step techniques to communicate with politicians and get action.
"There is no right or wrong in politics, just 50% plus one or not. Our system is not designed to determine who is right or wrong, just who has a majority."
"Voting is your least effective tool to change politics. Keep reading to find the most effective."