Calling legislators is very effective, particularly in the days just before they are scheduled to take action or vote on the issue.
To prepare for the conversation, jot down a few notes containing the key points you want to make, and refer to the notes during your call. Unless you know the elected official, you will almost always speak with a staff person.
Phone calls can make a difference, especially when legislative activities are moving fast!
Remember these important tips when making a call: