How to Become a Legislative Aide

Legislative Aide Job Description

Legislative aides are responsible for assisting legislators with a wide variety of tasks. They must travel with the legislator as needed, and act as a personal secretary and administrative assistant. 



Legislative Aide Job Duties

  • Proofread and perform legal research on pending legislation
  • May write floor speeches for legislative members
  • Draft press releases and answer constituent letters
  • Meet with constituents and listen to their concerns
  • Perform editorial work for various office publications
  • Monitor the progress of bills in committees, as well as votes on the House floor
  • Work within tight deadlines



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