How the Midterm Elections’ Results Affect Science
How the Midterm Elections’ Results Affect Science
The Democrats’ takeover of the House inspires hope for science-based policies, but voters struck down several ballot initiatives to counteract climate change.
How the Midterm Elections’ Results Affect Science
How the Midterm Elections’ Results Affect Science

The Democrats’ takeover of the House inspires hope for science-based policies, but voters struck down several ballot initiatives to counteract climate change.

The Democrats’ takeover of the House inspires hope for science-based policies, but voters struck down several ballot initiatives to counteract climate change.

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Scientists Win First-Time Runs for Congress, Senate
Scientists Win First-Time Runs for Congress, Senate
Catherine Offord | Nov 7, 2018
The midterm elections flip several House seats in favor of Democratic candidates with STEM backgrounds.
Meet the Scientists Still in the Running for Congressional Seats
Meet the Scientists Still in the Running for Congressional Seats
Katarina Zimmer | Oct 23, 2018
After a surge of political enthusiasm among the scientific community since 2016, only a small fraction of candidates with science and engineering backgrounds made it through primary elections this year.  
Numerous Life Scientists Seek Election to State Legislatures
Numerous Life Scientists Seek Election to State Legislatures
Katarina Zimmer | Oct 23, 2018
In local races across the country, researchers are running on platforms of bringing more evidence-based decision-making into state governments.
Candidates with STEM Backgrounds Running in the Midterm Elections
Candidates with STEM Backgrounds Running in the Midterm Elections
Katarina Zimmer | Oct 23, 2018
We’ve compiled a list of political hopefuls on the ballots in state and federal races in November.
US Scientists Running for Office in Record Numbers
US Scientists Running for Office in Record Numbers
Jim Daley | Mar 5, 2018
A science-oriented political action committee is supporting candidates across the country.
Macron’s Election Win Cheered by Scientists
Macron’s Election Win Cheered by Scientists
Ashley P. Taylor | May 8, 2017
The future French president’s goals are pro-science, yet he will need parliamentary support.
Science and Politics in 2012
Science and Politics in 2012
Bob Grant | Dec 19, 2012
This year, US politics was dominated by the run-up to October elections, with science policy issues playing a role here and elsewhere around the world.
Science and the 2012 Election
Science and the 2012 Election
Bob Grant | Nov 8, 2012
From education to space, science fared well at the polls on Tuesday.
Industry Donates Big This Election
Industry Donates Big This Election
Edyta Zielinska | Nov 6, 2012
Biotech, pharmaceutical, and insurance companies have spent a record-breaking amount this election—nearly $200 million.