CLDA Magazine - Fall 2016 1 - Page 8

8 G O V E R N M E N T A F FA I R S U P D AT E ELECTIONS ‘16                                    As we head into the fall and near the November elections, working with your elected officials and candidates is beneficial for you and your busi- ness as it is for the candidates to meet and hear from you. While the “top of the ticket” has been turbulent it is worth your time to reach-out the others that are running for other offices this year. In addi- tion to the Presidential election, 34 members of the US Senate, all 435 members of the US House of Representatives, 12 state Governors and mul- titudes of Representatives and Senators in the state legislatures are in the midst of campaigns. Mark Cossack Government Affairs Committee Chair Ranging from U.S. Senators and Representatives down the ballot to state and local representatives you can meet with them and discuss what is important to your business. If you a