PUMP believes that everyone should have opportunities to connect with public officials and influence policy. We’ve compiled these resources to help you connect with candidates and elected officials so you can get to know them and advocate for the issues you care about.

How to Connect With Your Elected Public Officials

Allegheny County iconAllegheny County

Find your Allegheny County Council Member
List of members by district

District Map

Pittsburgh iconPittsburgh

Find your Pittsburgh City Council Members
Pittsburgh City Council home page

District Map

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Find your Pittsburgh Public School Board Members
List of members by district

District Map

How to Connect With Candidates

Tips for getting to know candidates for elected office

Check out candidates’ official campaign websites and social media pages to learn more about who they are and where they stand on the issues that matter to you.

If a candidate is currently an elected official, check out their official website and research their voting record.

Reach out to a candidate’s campaign to ask questions.

Attend candidate forums and meet-and-greets.

Additional Election Resources

Vote411: Use this site from the League of Women Voters to look up a sample ballot

Ballotpedia: Visit this site to learn more about upcoming elections and candidates

League of Women Voters (LWV): A nonpartisan, grassroots organization working to protect and expand voting rights.

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