This letter expresses your opinion on an issue to a government body, before that body takes a vote on that issue.
1234, Main Street
Boston, MA 02123
05 April, 2005
<Recipient Address Goes Here>
Soon the <name of government body> will vote on <what they will vote on>. I am writing to urge you to vote <for/against> this <generic term>.
I think that a vote <for/against> this issue is clearly in the best interest of the citizens of <community name>. <explanation>. That is why I think you should consider the matter very carefully before making your decision.
I trust that the <name of government body> will cast the vote that is best for the people of <community name>.
Thank you for your time.
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