Science and Technology in the 2012 Presidential Election:
- Science Debate
- Science Debate is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to elevating science and engineering policy issues in the national dialogue of the United States. Science Debate does this by hosting nonpartisan science policy debates between candidates for office, educational events featuring science and technology topics for policymakers and the public, media education efforts to improve science and technology policy coverage, and other civic and community engagement activities.
- Your Candidates-Your Health
- Research!America's award-winning Your Candidates-Your Health is the only voter education initiative focused on research to improve health. For the 2012 elections, Your Candidates-Your Health asks candidates for Congress to tell America their views on research and health-related issues.
- TechElect was launched with a simple goal in mind: to seed a national conversation with the Presidential candidates on what it will take for the United States to continue to be the global leader in innovation into the next century. Developed by the Information Technology Industry Council.
- The 2012 Project
- The 2012 Project is a national, non-partisan campaign of the Center for American Women and Politics (CAWP) to increase the number of women in Congress and state legislatures—including female scientists and engineers—by taking advantage of the once-in-a-decade opportunities of 2012.
- The Brookings Institute's Campaign 2012
- The Campaign 2012 project will identify the top 12 policy issues facing the next president. The Brookings Institute will publish policy briefs, short essays, and blog posts from Brookings experts, and serve as a forum for public discussions, moderated by POLITICO journalists and featuring policy experts.
- SPUSA 2012 Science and Technology Policy Guide
- Student Pugwash USA (SPUSA) is an educational, non-profit organization dedicated to encouraging young people to understand scientific advances and the impact these advances have on our everyday lives. SPUSA maintains an online election guide geared towards young voters, which includes descriptions of science and technology policy issues and candidates' views on each topic. SPUSA also sponsors an election contest to motivate young voters to become involved in science policy. This contest allows young voters to 'send a message' to the next US president, Congress, or local legislators regarding science, technology, or energy related issues.