What is 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. 



Typical 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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