midterms

midterms

For the First Time Since 2010, People Who Accept Climate Change Control the House Science Committee

Several Democratic House candidates with scientific backgrounds won against Republican incumbents on Tuesday.
Becky Ferreira
11.7.18
2018 elections

Net Neutrality-Opposing, Big Telecom-Backed Marsha Blackburn Wins Senate Seat

Marsha Blackburn successfully made the leap from the House to the Senate, despite the popularity of her Democratic opponent.
Kaleigh Rogers
11.7.18
election day

Here’s How Astronauts Vote in Elections

A special Texas law gives astronauts the opportunity to cast an absentee ballot, of sorts, if they want to vote in an election on Earth.
Caroline Haskins
11.6.18
net neutrality

This Map Shows You How Much Money Every Member of Congress Got from Big Telecom

Before you vote, take a look at this interactive map that lets you browse by house representatives or senators and find out all the details on your incumbents.
Kaleigh Rogers
11.2.18
midterms

A Biochemist Is Beating a GOP Incumbent Backed by the Chemical Industry in Key House Race

In the extremely tight race for Illinois’s sixth district seat, a recent scandal over dangerous emissions from a medical supply plant has brought environmental issues front and center.
Kaleigh Rogers
10.25.18
digital divide

24 Million Americans Don't Have Access to Broadband—Why Isn't It an Election Issue?

It’s rare that the digital divide even gets lip service, let alone a robust platform from candidates.
Kaleigh Rogers
6.1.18
net neutrality

Democrats Officially Introduce Bills to Restore Net Neutrality

Or at least restore it as an election issue.
Kaleigh Rogers
2.27.18
314 Action

These 14 Scientists Are Opposing Anti-Science Conservatives in the Next Election

The nerds are here.
Kaleigh Rogers
9.18.17