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How can you identify the state senator for a certain district?

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Several websites offer online tools to find state senators. Open States, for example, provides a search tool to find representatives in state legislatures. Alternatively, the United States Senate provides a search tool to look up state senators in the federal government.

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How can you identify the state senator for a certain district?
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To find a senator in your state legislature, click on "Find Your Legislators" on the Open States home page at OpenStates.org. The site may request your location to assist in finding the state senator in your location. You can click on the "Locate" button to allow the Web page to find your location automatically. Alternatively, you can enter your address or zip code and click the "Search" button to populate a list of the legislators in your area. The page provides information on the state senator in your area, including that senator's district and party affiliation. Clicking on the senator's name provides even further information about the senator, including contact information.

Alternatively, you can find your state senators in the federal government by visiting the United States Senate website. From the home page at Senate.gov, click on "Senators." Select your state from the drop-down menu to see a list of the senators in your state. The page provides contact information, such as phone numbers and addresses, for your senators. Clicking on a senator's name takes you to their individual website.

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