Write a Letter to the Editor (LTE)
LTEs are a powerful way to connect to the broader community to enlist them to our cause and to get the attention of our elected officials to pressure them to consider our point of view.
Below are specific details on how to submit letters. Before you send it in, check out this great guide on how to write a good letter to the editor.
Submit online at https://www.davisenterprise.com/submit-letter/
Length limit: 350 words
Daily Democrat (Woodland)
Submit via email to email@example.com
Submit online at https://www.wintersexpress.com/tools/submit-letter/
Length limit: 4800 characters (~300 words)
The submission deadline is noon on Mondays for publication that week. Please note: If Monday is a federal holiday, the deadline is early and will be Friday at noon for publication the following week.
The News-Ledger (West Sacramento)
Submit via email to firstname.lastname@example.org
Include your real name, address & phone number (only your name & city will be published, not your address or phone)
Letters are due by Friday for a Wednesday publication
The Sacramento Bee
Submit online at https://www.sacbee.com/opinion/letters-to-the-editor/submit-letter/
Length limit: 150 words
To have a letter considered for publication in The Bee you must include your:
Daytime phone number
Headline of the story or letter to which you’re responding
Date the article appeared
Page number of the article, if you read it in the paper
San Francisco Chronicle
Submit letters via the form at https://www.sfchronicle.com/opinion/letters-editor/item/How-to-submit-Letters-56188.php
Length limit: 200 words
The New York Times
Submit via email to email@example.com
Length: 150 to 175 words
Letters should refer to an article that has appeared within the last seven days.
Include your address and phone number
The Washington Post
Email letters to firstname.lastname@example.org
Include full name, home address, email address and telephone numbers, including a daytime telephone number. Writers should disclose any personal or financial interest in the subject matter of their letters.