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West Virginia Legislative Process

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Working With Your Legislators and Other Elected Officials

Jan Lilly-Stewart, Advocacy Specialist, West Virginia Developmental Disabilities Planning Council

Build A Relationship With Your Elected Officials By Doing The Following:

Seek Opportunities For Informal Time With Legislators, Where Interaction Is More Personal

Visit Strategies

During Your Visit

Remember the nine Be's

After Your Visit

Communicating With Elected Officials Through Writing Or Telephone Calls

Contributing Resource: NCIL/ILRU National Training & Technical Assistance Project: The Ins & Outs Of Working With Elected Representatives

We have also provided this resource in printable PDF format in two pages, page one and page two.

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