Elections

Congress.gov is the official website for U.S. federal legislative information. The site provides access to accurate, timely, and complete legislative information for Members of Congress, legislative agencies, and the public. It is presented by the Library of Congress (LOC) using data from the Office of the Clerk of the U.S. House of Representatives, the Office of the Secretary of the Senate, the Government Publishing Office, Congressional Budget Office, and the LOC’s Congressional Research Service

www.senate.gov has useful links especially the Executive Calendar which shows you the agenda for today; the daily digest which shows you the outcome of yesterday’s agenda. Plus, a list of the Senators of the 115th Congress.

www.house.gov shows the agenda for the House and also a zip code look up for your representative (upper right corner).

US CONGRESS

New York state has 2 senators in the United States Senate and 27 representatives in the United States House of Representatives. The United States is divided into 435 congressional districts, each with a population of about 710,000 individuals. Each district elects a representative to the House for a two-year term. Each state elects two senators for staggered 6-year terms. Senators represent the entire state. Find your members of congress. Go to Govtrack.us

Roll Call’s 2018 Election Guide

Swing Left

Complete Guide to Electing Democrats to House of Representatives in 2018.

Members of Congress

 202-224-3121

Call the White House 

202-456-1111

NYC and NY State Elections

NY State Board of Elections – one of the big box buttons on the home page allows you to put in your address to see state and national elected officials.
www.elections.ny.gov

Rock the Vote NY State 

NY State Senate: information about NY State Senate issues, find your senator, and more. Click here for committees and legislative groups.

http://www.mygovnyc.org gives you your elected officials for New York City.

NY City Council

http://council.nyc.gov/

NYC Community Boards

http://www.nyc.gov/html/cau/html/cb/cb.shtml

Official NYC Website

nyc.gov

League of Women Voters of NYC

Your Representatives’ Voting Records

The better informed you are, the more effective you can be in your communications with elected officials. See also Vote Smart-Facts Matter.