Take a stand and voice your opinion. Listening to the concerns and complaints of constituents is an important task of elected officials, including governors. Writing about those concerns and complaints is the job of active citizens. Communication between elected officials and constituents is the basis of how our government operates. In our system of government, the people elect representatives to serve as their voice in the decision-making process, so it is your responsibility to let them know how you want to be represented. A well-written complaint letter to your governor can do just that.
Find your governor's address at the websitecongress.organd entering your Postcode. Click on the governor's name to move to specific contact information. Record this information on your letter and envelope.
Write a short outline detailing the main points to address in your letter. Include the name of the legislation, what your complaint is and facts or details you want to include. Use this outline to focus your letter.
Format your letter by including the date and governor's name and address at the top left margin of the letter. Begin the letter with the salutation "Dear Governor (name):"