Who Represents Me? – Find your Elected Officials by zip code or address


Federal Resources

The White House: http://www.whitehouse.gov/

U.S. Senate: http://www.senate.gov/

U.S. House of Representatives: http://www.house.gov/

Federal Election Commission – In 1975, Congress created the Federal Election Commission (FEC) to administer and enforce the Federal Election Campaign Act (FECA) – the statute that governs the financing of federal elections. The duties of the FEC, which is an independent regulatory agency, are to disclose campaign finance information, to enforce the provisions of the law such as the limits and prohibitions on contributions, and to oversee the public funding of Presidential elections.

Texas State Resources

State of Texas – all things you need for Texas Government services – vehicle registration, birth certificates, student loans, licenses, employment…. www.Texas.gov

Office of the Texas Governor: http://www.governor.state.tx.us/

Texas House of Representatives: http://www.house.state.tx.us/

Texas Senate: http://www.senate.state.tx.us/

Comprehensive list of Texas Government Websites, including Executive, Legislative, and Judicial Branches; Boards, Commissions, and Counties: http://www.statelocalgov.net/state-tx.cfm

Texas District Finder Map Website — allows users to look at districts (state or federal), specific to which street is in which district.: http://gis1.tlc.state.tx.us/

Texas Legislature Online: http://www.capitol.state.tx.us/

Texas Ethics Commission – serves as a repository of required disclosures for state officials, candidates, political committees, and lobbyists.: http://www.ethics.state.tx.us/

Texas Public Utilities Commission – state agency that oversees Texas electric and telecommunication utilities: http://www.puc.texas.gov/

News and Current Events Resources

Texas Tribune – The Texas Tribune is a nonpartisan, nonprofit media organization that promotes civic engagement and discourse on public policy, politics, government, and other matters of statewide concern. http://www.texastribune.org/

Politico – We break down the traditional journalistic conventions that make stories dull, predictable and often unreadable. Instead, while holding tightly to principles of fairness and accuracy, we have created a distinctive brand of journalism that drives the conversation. We never lose sight of our most important audience—the political and government decision makers nationwide http://www.politico.com/

Political Wire – Easy to read summaries and links to current and public affairs news stories http://politicalwire.com/

Austin American-Statesman: http://www.statesman.com/

Dallas Morning News: http://www.dallasnews.com/

Fort Worth Star Telegram: http://www.star-telegram.com/

Houston Chronicle: http://www.chron.com/

Rio Grande Guardian: http://www.riograndeguardian.com

San Antonio Express-News: http://www.mysanantonio.com/

Houston Community News: http://www.yourhoustonnews.com/

Community Impact Newspaper: http://impactnews.com/