Finding your State and Federal Legislators
Congressional terms are six years for U.S. Senators and two years for U.S. Representatives. It may be hard to keep up with knowing who your legislators are, especially if you move often or don't keep up with election news.
Now, let's figure out who your federal and state legislators are so we can make connections!
Identify your Federal Legislators
There are 435 U.S. Representatives and 100 U.S. Senators in the U.S. Congress. You are represented by one U.S. Representative and two U.S. Senators. You will be re-directed to GovTrack.us in a new window when you click the button below. You can search for your U.S. Representatives and Senators by entering your address.
Visit your state government's website
Having the resource for your state government can be one of the first time at identifying your legislator. State governments are similar to the federal government in terms of the three branches of power; however, each state has different electoral cycles that may not coincide with federal elections. You will be re-directed to USA.gov in a new window when you click the button below. You can learn about the different government offices as well as issues that are affecting your state.
Identify your State Representative
State representatives represent you in the your state district. This person is different than your U.S. representative. You will be re-directed to OpenStates.org in a new a window when you click the button below. You can search for your state representative and their voting history by entering your address.