John Cluverius on Contacting Legislators

Premiere DateJun 12, 2017
Categories Culture Politics Talk
00:00 Intro
00:55 John Cluverius
04:17 Legislator Suspicion
05:40 Put Yourself in Your Rep's Shoes
07:50 Surprising Findings
09:20 Outro
09:57 Storming Out Ryan Massad
15:57 Finish

John Cluverius joins the show to discuss his findings into why contacting your representatives might not be worth it.

John Cluverius is an assistant professor in the Department of Political Science and research fellow at the Center for Public Opinion at the University of Massachusetts Lowell. He’s also the author of “How the Flattened Costs of Grassroots Lobbying Affect Legislator Responsiveness.”


Joe Virgillito is a staff writer and podcast producer at BTRtoday He is a graduate of Quinnipiac University with a degree in journalism. In his spare time, he enjoys reading and wandering around aimlessly, as…