Sample letter

Dear _____________ (candidate),

I am writing to ask your position on the following issue(s).

(Example)  Climate change looms as one of the greatest challenges facing humanity. It is a threat that undermines peace and stability in our country and throughout the world. Will you work meaningfully to advance bipartisan solutions to climate change?

I am asking the question(s) of the major candidates for the office of _________.  Your response to the question(s) will be important in my voting decisions this fall, so I look forward to your response.

In addition, my church, Community United Church of Christ in Raleigh, NC, plans to post all responses on our church website to help others in our congregation make voting decisions.

I am looking forward to hearing from you.

Thank you for your time.