May 23, 2013
THE EFFECTIVE MEMBER LOBBYIST
Lobbying simply is a political technique for directly making public officials aware of our views in hopes that they will be
influenced to support our position on issues.
- Most effective lobbying techniques
- Personal meeting
- Telephone contact
- Rules to remember when lobbying
- Always be courteous
- Don't be combative
- Know the issue
- Explain succinctly what you want and why
- When possible, refer to a bill by the bill number and describe the intent of the bill
For more detailed information on lobbying techniques, you may e-mail AEA Government Relations Director Richard Hutchinson at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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