MediaWiki extensions manual
Release status: unmaintained
Implementation User interface
Description Allows users to look up contact info for their representatives
Latest version 2.0.0 (2018-05-06)
Compatibility policy Snapshots releases along with MediaWiki. Master is not backward compatible.
MediaWiki 1.29+
License MIT License
Quarterly downloads 0
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The CongressLookup extension makes it easy for U.S. users to look up contact info for their representatives by entering their zip code. It includes table dumps of 2012 congressional info.


  • Download and move the extracted CongressLookup folder to your extensions/ directory.
    Developers and code contributors should install the extension from Git instead, using:cd extensions/
    git clone https://gerrit.wikimedia.org/r/mediawiki/extensions/CongressLookup
  • Add the following code at the bottom of your LocalSettings.php file:
    wfLoadExtension( 'CongressLookup' );
  •   Done – Navigate to Special:Version on your wiki to verify that the extension is successfully installed.

You should then be able to load the page Special:CongressLookup.