With all the obsession over who will take over the White House in 2009, it's easy to forget that November will see linkurl:hundreds of other;http://www.the-scientist.com/article/display/54458/ US national elections. These will concern Congress, and could have major impacts on science policy. To that end, linkurl:Scientists and Engineers for America and 15 other societies;http://sefora.org/2008/06/19/action-alert-ask-your-congressman-about-science-today/ have sent linkurl:seven questions;http://sharp.sefora.org/innovation2008/#questions related to linkurl:science and technology policy;http://www.the-scientist.com/blog/display/54178/ to all candidates who have survived the primaries. Some linkurl:candidates;http://sharp.sefora.org/people/house/danny-davis/ have already responded. You can check the SEA Web site to see if linkurl:your candidates;http://sharp.sefora.org/find-your-candidates/ have answered, too. If not, you can bug them.

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