Congratulate a Politician on an Election or on the Passage of Legislation • Letter Templates and Guide

How to write this letter:

1Make a direct statement of congratulations that also identifies you (or your organization) and the celebrated event.
2Express your good wishes for the future.

Tips

These letters express congratulations on a victory, but they also serve as subtle reminders to politicians about the debt they owe to their constituencies.

Example Letter #1

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Congratulations on your reelection to the Senate. The Coalition for Higher Education is delighted that the voters have returned you to office. As you know, we organized many local activities in support of your campaign, and we look forward to your continued success in championing the cause of higher education in our state.

In that regard, we urge you to support the student loan program that will come up for renewal in the next session. We believe the best investment we can make for the future is the education of all our citizens. It will always pay rich dividends. Best wishes as you begin your third term in office.

Example Letter #2

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At last we have a Senator who understands business. Congratulations on your well-deserved and long-overdue victory. You will be a breath of fresh air for the businessmen of this country. May you be successful in fulfilling your campaign promises.

Example Letter #3

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On behalf of all of us in the Alps Club, congratulations on the passage of the Doe Bill! This strengthened enforcement of existing laws governing sales and harvest of timber on public lands will help preserve our wild places so our children and grandchildren can enjoy them too. You may certainly count on the support of the Alps Club in your bid for reelection next fall.

Write Your Letter Step-by-Step

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Make a direct statement of congratulations that also identifies you (or your organization) and the celebrated event.

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