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Better understand our political system and election process with these videos.
You Will Need
- Phone numbers for representatives and government offices
- A computer with internet access
Call your local representative
Call your local representative or senator to find out when they will be discussing important issues with their constituents.
Contact city hall
Contact city hall or other local government offices to find out when and where forums on local community issues will take place.
Scan local newspapers
Scan local newspapers for advertisements about upcoming town hall meetings.
Check with political parties and organizations
Check with political parties and non-profit organizations for information about current debates and meetings.
Avoid the crowd
Avoid the crowd, stay in, and order a pizza. Many town halls are broadcast over the internet and accept the submission of online questions.