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(Last updated 11/12/2018)
(THE GUARDIAN, 11/10/2018) Congress Gains an Influx of Scientists as GOP Science Committee Head Leaves
(INVERSE, 11/9/2018) Introducing the New Class of 10 US Politicians With Science Backgrounds
(PATHEOS, 11/9/2018) Easy As Pi: 8 Scientists Surf Into Congress On Blue Wave
(HUFFINGTON POST, 11/9/2018) Opposition To Offshore Oil Drilling Drove Democratic Upset In South Carolina
(NBC NEWS, 11/8/2018) Science Was a Big Winner in Tuesday’s Vote
(AXIOS, 11/8/2018) Midterms Send STEM Specialists to Congress
(WIRED, 11/7/2018) The House Science Committee May Soon Become…Pro-Science
(QUARTZ, 11/7/2018) Scientists Are Coming to Congress
(BUZZFEED, 11/7/2018) Science Worked for at Least 6 Candidates in the 2018 Midterms
(THE VERGE, 11/7/2018) New Congressional Members with Science Backgrounds May Help Shape National Policy
(CNN, 11/7/2018) Voters Just Elected Seven More Scientists to Congress
(BUSINESS INSIDER, 11/7/2018) The US Just Elected 9 New Scientists to Congress, Including an Ocean Expert, a Nurse, and a Biochemist
(NATURE, 11/6/2018) Science Candidates Prevail in US Midterm Elections
(YALE ENVIRONMENT 360, 11/6/2018) A Record-Breaking Number of STEM Candidates Ran for Office This Year
(MEDILL REPORTS CHICAGO, 11/2/2018) Surge of Science Professionals on Ballot for Midterm Elections
(CHARLESTON POST & COURIER, 11/1/2018) New Filings in SC Congressional Race Signal It May Not Be a GOP Guarantee
(THE HILL, 10/31/2018) 314 Action Fund Invests Nearly $500k in SC-01
(THE SCIENTIST, 10/23/2018) Numerous Life Scientists Seek Election to State Legislatures
(THE SCIENTIST, 10/23/2018) Meet the Scientists Still in the Running for Congressional Seats
(INSIDE CLIMATE NEWS, 10/23/2019) A Record Number of Scientists Are Running for Congress, and They Get Climate Change
(THE HILL, 10/22/2018) 314 Action Invests Big in SC-01
(SCIENCE MAGAZINE, 10/18/2018) Lauren Underwood Runs on Progressive Values in Seeking House Seat
(FORBES, 10/15/2018) This Midterm Season, Look for the STEM Wave
(SCIENCEALERT, 10/13/2018) A Scientist And Clean Energy Advocate Is Gaining Ground in Chicago's 'Hottest Congressional Race'
(POPULAR SCIENCE, 10/10/2018) These Scientists May Be Your Next Members of Congress
(HARPER’S BAZAAR, 10/8/2018) Could More Female Scientists in Public Office Save America?
(WIRED, 10/8/2018) STEM Candidates Try to Ride a Pro-Science Wave to Congress
(THINK PROGRESS, 9/24/2018) Could a Democrat scientist fill this Texas congressional seat held by a ...
(FINANCIAL TIMES, 9/19/2018) Could Trump inadvertently drive scientists into politics?
(FLORIDA PHOENIX, 9/17/2018) Florida Dems get schooled on how to be winning candidates
(BLUE VIRGINIA, 9/11/2018) VA-02 Voters Should Reject Scott Taylor's Corrupt Campaign
(CHEMICAL&ENGINEERINGNEWS, 9/9/2018) Scientists running for Congress have faced the voters. How did they do?
(THINKPROGRESS, 9/4/2018) GOP incumbent criticized over slow response to toxic emissions
(HERALD PALLADIUM, 9/1/2018) Upton leads in money, poll 2 months from election
(WCAI, 8/13/2018) HELPING SCIENTISTS RUN FOR OFFICE
(FEDSCOOP, 8/7/2018) One organization's movement to get more techies in Congress
(FIVETHIRTYEIGHT, 8/6/2018) Can Science Save Politics? Or Will Politics Ruin Science?
(NBCNEWS.COM, 8/3/2018) From Democrats' lips to Latinos' ears: Is the message getting through?
(SCIENCE MAGAZINE, 8/1/2018) Science candidates are on the ballot next week in three states
(SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE, 7/25/2018) Smartest candidates in the room are winning about half the time
(SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, 7/17/2018) For Scientists Running for Congress, Victory Doesn't Depend on Science
(THE AMERICAN PROSPECT, 7/12/2018) WILL SCIENTISTS GEAR UP FOR ACTION IN THE AGE OF TRUMP
(THE TEXAS TRIBUNE, 7/11/2018) As Trump backlash continues, STEM professionals in Texas run for office
(MARKETPLACE, 7/9/2018) A record number of scientists are running for office, and 314 Action is helping them
(BLUE VIRGINIA, 6/21/2018) Video: Will Underwater Constituents Finally Wake Up Scott Taylor?
(SCIENCE MAGAZINE, 6/7/2018) Physicist hopes the evidence is clear in bid for New York congressional seat
(THE VERGE, 6/7/2018) HOW A VOLCANO SCIENTIST SET OUT TO CHANGE AMERICAN POLITICS
(THE HILL, 6/3/2018) Dems fear shutout in bid to take down GOP's Rohrabacher
(THE NEW YORK TIMES, 5/30/2018) Meet Jess Phoenix, the Volcanologist Running for Congress in California
(KTVH, 5/29/2018) First outside spending showing up in Dem U.S. House primary
(NBC NIGHTLY NEWS, 5/20/2018) NBC on Earth: Political Scientists
(ROLL CALL, 5/9/2018) 314 Action Launches Mail Campaign for Keirstead in California
(LIVE SCIENCE, 4/26/2018) Hey, Congress: Scientists Are Coming for Your Seats
(SCIENCE MAGAZINE, 4/18/2018) Laboratories of democracy
(LOUISVILLE.COM, 4/16/2018) March for Science Speaker: Scientists Should Run for Office
(GENOMEWEB, 4/16/2018) Smaller, But Determined
(SPUTNIK INTERNATIONAL, 4/14/2018) March for Science Returns Sunday to Bring ‘Evidence-Based Thought’ Worldwide
(WIRED, 4/14/2018) AS SCIENTISTS MARCH, FEDERAL RESEARCHERS WEATHER TRUMP STORM
(GIZMODO, 4/13/2018) March for Science Returns to Over 200 Cities Tomorrow
(SCIENCE NEWS, 4/13/2018) An antiscience political climate is driving scientists to run for office
(LOS ANGELES TIMES, 4/5/2018) March for Science rally April 14 will call for evidence-based policy
(THE WIRE, 4/2/2018) Turning Scientists Into Politicians
(LOS ANGELES DAILY NEWS, 4/1/2018) Comparing the candidates in Tuesday’s Assembly District 39 special election
(LOS ANGELES DAILY NEWS, 3/31/2018) Spock would be proud: For candidates from the science world, elected office is the final frontier
(SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, 3/28/2018) Why You Can't Learn about Money behind a Pro-Science Political Group
(ROCHESTER DEMOCRAT AND CHRONICLE, 3/23/2018) Congress sorely lacking in scientists
(DALLAS NEWS, 3/22/2018) Federal gun violence studies no longer silenced under budget deal
(POLITICS PA, 3/21/2018) Ding Looks to Bring Science Background to Congress
(EATER, 3/16/2018) Critics Are Panning Jimmy Buffett’s Boozy ‘Margaritaville’ Musical
(SCIENCE ALERT, 3/15/2018) Want Government Scientists to Research Gun Violence? There's a Beer For That
(BOSTON BUSINESS, 3/14/2018) Shaughnessy Naughton explains why scientists need to run for office
(THE WASHINGTON POST, 3/9/2018) An engineer and a mathematician will face off in Texas’s next primary election
(CLEAN TECHNIA, 3/9/2018) Politics & Climate Change: More Scientists Running For Congress In Affront To Trump
(SCIENCE MAG, 3/7/2018) Scientists win and lose in Texas primary contests
(THE SENTINEL, 3/6/2018) Carlisle man joins Democratic race for 10th Congressional District seat
(THE SCIENTIST, 3/5/2018) US Scientists Running for Office in Record Numbers
(GRIST, 3/5/2018) Scientists running for Congress are about to face a test in Texas.
(THE WASHINGTON POST, 3/4/2018) 2018 is the Year of Scientists Running for Congress
(ROLL CALL, 2/28/2018) Perry Gets Two More Democratic Challengers in New District
(THE ATLANTIC, 2/28/2018) Here’s How The Scientists Running for Office Are Doing
(SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, 2/28/2018) Lone Star Long Shot: Science Runs for Congress
(SCIENCE MAGAZINE, 2/27/2018) Aerospace Engineer and ‘Clean Energy Warrior’ Eyes Texas Congressional Seat
(THE STRANGER, 2/23/2018) Updates on the Race In WA-8: Ad Buys, Endorsements, Shade, and a Debate!
(LOS ANGELES TIMES, 2/22/2018) California Housing Crisis Podcast: What Mermaids Have to Do with ...
(ROLL CALL, 2/22/2018) At the Races: Desert Drama
(SCIENCE MAGAZINE, 2/22/2018) Meet the Scientists Running to Transform Congress in 2018
(SCIENCE MAGAZINE, 2/22/2018) The Science Candidates: Races to Watch in 2018 (IN MULTIPLE FOOTNOTES)
(SCIENCE ADVANCES, 2/22/2018) Just Add Science
(THE DETROIT NEWS, 2/21/2018): Science PAC to Air Ads
(LOS ANGELES TIMES, 2/21/2018): Group Working to Elect More Scientists to Congress Will Spend $1M On Los Angeles TV Ads
(THE HILL, 2/21/2018): Science Group Reserves Nearly $2M In Airtime to Boost Dems in Three States
(ROLL CALL, 2/21/2018): 314 Action Looks to Play in Democratic Primaries
(E&E News, 2/21/2018): Science Group Spends $1.8M in Contested Districts
(SCIENCE AF, 2/20/2018) Most Americans Want to Lift the Federal Ban on Gun Violence Research
(HOUSTON CHRONICLE, 2/10/2018): Here Are the 7 Houston Democrats Who Want a Chance to Unseat Republican U.S. Rep. John Culberson
(E&E NEWS, 2/6/2018): Record-Breaking Number of Scientists Seek Office
(NATION OF CHANGE, 2/6/2018): Record Number of Scientists to Run in 2018 Election to Combat the ‘War on Science’
(GRIST, 2/5/2018): A Record-Breaking Number of Scientists Are Running for Office This Year
(YALE ENVIRONMENT 360, 2/5/2018): A Record Number of US Scientists Are Running for Office in 2018
(THE HILL, 2/3/2018): Record Number of Scientists Running for Office in 2018
(HUFFINGTON POST, 2/3/2018): The Largest Number of Scientists In Modern U.S. HIstory Are Running for Office In 2018
(LOS ANGELES TIMES, 2/2/2018): Group Working to Elect More Scientists to Congress Endorses Democrat Running Against Rep. Mimi Walters
(WIRED, 2/2/2018): The Techies Running for Congress Walk a Fine Line
(SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, 1/31/2018): Last Night Proved We Need More Scientists In Public Office
(AUSTIN MONITOR, 1/26/2018): Science Friction: Austin Democrats Look at Growing Clash Between Politics and Facts
(SALON, 1/09/2018): Trump’s Interior Department Free to Use Anti-Science Ideology to Award Grants
(FUTURISM, 1/8/2018): Enough Is Enough, We Need to Elect More Scientists to Congress
(LA TIMES, 12/29/2017): 11 Science Stories We’re Looking Forward to in 2018
(THE HILL, 12/22/2017): Science Group Eyes Dem Candidates in Washington, Tennessee
(LA TIMES, 12/22/2017): From the Dazzling to the Disheartening, 2017 Was a Remarkable Year for Science
(TECHLY, 12/18/2017): U.S. Scientists Unite in Attempt to Take Back Congress from Ignorance and Prejudice
(WIRED, 12/02/2017): This Scientist Wants to Bring ‘Star Trek’ Values to Congress
(O.C. REGISTER, 11/20/2017): Here’s Who’s Backing Whom in Key O.C. Congressional Races
(THE BALTIMORE SUN, 11/20/2017): Scientists Group Backs Aruna Miller in 6th District
(BIG THINK, 11/13/2017): 314 Action Is on the Forefront in The “War Against Science”
(VICE MOTHERBOARD, 11/8/2017): 17 STEM Politicians Won Elections Tuesday
(CityLab, 11/7/2017): Why Would a Scientist Run for City Hall?
(THE VERGE, 11/2/2017): Pro-Science Group Sets Up New Ways for Government Scientists to Blow the Whistle
(VICE MOTHERBOARD, 11/2/2017): There’s Now a Whistleblower Hotline for Scientists Working Under the Trump Administration
(LIVE SCIENCE, 10/23/2017): Happy Mole Day! Mayors Celebrate Scientific Date With Research Push
(AUSTIN AMERICAN-STATESMAN, 10/21/2017): Central Texas Congressional Challengers Tapping Into Trump Outrage
(SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, 10/3/2017): Why a Physicist is Running for City Council
(SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE, 10/1/2017): Scientists Test Running for Key House Seats Held By the GOP in Trump Era
(THE MASSACHUSETTS DAILY COLLEGIAN, 9/25/2017):Shaughnessy Naughton speaks on STEM professionals in politics
(LOS ANGELES TIMES, 9/20/2017): Essential Politics: 314 Action Backs Mai Khanh Tran
(ROLL CALL, 9/18/2017): 314 Action Hopes to Be the “EMILY’s List for Scientists”
(POLITICO, 9/18/2017): Progressive scientists PAC endorses Senate, House candidates
(E&E NEWS, 9/18/2017): CAMPAIGN 2018 Scientist PAC targets 4 GOP incumbents
(SALON, 9/15/2017): Here’s Who a Scientist Activist Group Wants You to Elect to Congress
(WHOWHATWHY, 9/11/2017): Highly Toxic Materials Are Leaking Into Hurricane Flood Water
(MINNESOTA POST-BULLETIN, 9/5/2017): Political Notebook: Scientists Wanted to Run for Office
(EARTH ISLAND JOURNAL, 8/28/2017): Climate Denier Congressman Lamar Smith Contends with New Foe: Declining Voter Support
(NEWSY, 8/25/2017): Should More Scientists Hold Public Office?
(THE SCIENTIST, 8/23/2017): Opinion: Science, Meet Politics
(MOTHER JONES, 8/21/2017): Democrats Haven’t Won This District Since the ’60s. It Just Might Hold the Key to Taking Back Congress.
(REUTERS, 8/4/2017): Angry and inspired: US Democrats train new wave of candidates
(MOTHER JONES, 8/2/2017): Donald Trump’s War on Scientists Has Had One Big Side Effect
(HUFFINGTON POST, 7/24/2017): House Science Committee Chair Says Climate Change Is a Good Thing
(POLITICO, 7/23/2017): Meet the Lab-Coat Liberals
(CNN, 7/24/2017): Political Chemistry: Scientists Running for Office In Age of Trump
(WASHINGTON POST, 7/14/2017): Donald Trump, the Great Uniter?
(E&E NEWS, 7/13/2017): Scientists see proposed climate debates as a trap
(IFL SCIENCE, 7/3/2017): Why This Computer Scientists Is Running for Congress
(INSIDE HIGHER ED, 7,3,2017): Scientists Who Have Had Enough
(THINK PROGRESS, 6/29/2017): Inspired by Trump’s attacks on science, this former engineer is running for Congress
(SALON, 6/26/2017): Scientist-backed PAC endorses Dana Rohrabacher’s challenger
(COSMOPOLITAN, 6/22/2017): These Scientists Are Running for Office to Fight Trump’s “Anti-Truth” Agenda
(MEDSCAPE, 6/21/2017): Texas Oncologist Runs for US Congress
(LOS ANGELES TIMES, 6/19/2017): Q&A 'It’s important to have scientific voices heard at all levels of government'
(IFL SCIENCE, 6/18/2017): Meet The Cancer Researcher Running For Congress
(THE HILL, 6/16/2017): ‘Pi’ group makes first endorsements
(BULLETIN OF THE ATOMIC SCIENTISTS): The coming science caucus?
(ROLL CALL, 6/15/2017): Medical Researcher Announces Challenge to Rohrabacher
(GENOME WEB, 6/15/2017): From the Lab to the Ballot
(LOS ANGELES TIMES, 6/19/2017): What happens when scientists leave their labs to experiment with politics?
(HEALTHCARE DIVE, 6/14/2017): Why HHS' sparse, controversial payroll worries the healthcare industry
(BIG THINK, 6/10/2017): Scientists Have Had Enough. They’re Starting to Run for Office.
(MINNESOTA POST, 6/8/2017): How do we integrate science into public policy decision-making?
(WASHINGTON POST, 6/5/2017): This Cancer Doctor if Running for Congress. Here’s Why.
(IFL SCIENCE, 6/4/2017): Scientists Are Running For Congress Because "The Future Hangs In The Balance"
(VOICE OF AMERICA, 5/28/2017): US Scientists Leaving Labs to Run for Office
(ROLL CALL, 5/23/2017): Rep. Lamar Smith Out of Touch With Science, Challenger Says
(THE ATLANTIC, 5/19/2017): Congress, the Doctors Will See You Now
(HUFFINGTON POST, 5/12/2017): Texas Democrats Are Lining Up To Take On Congress’ Biggest Climate Denier
(BLOOMBERG, 5/9/2017): A Microbiologist, Physicist and Chemist Walk Into Congress…
(THE HILL, 5/2/2017): House GOP’s new challengers: Scientists mulling campaigns
(VICE NEWS, 5/1/2017): Political science
(SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, 5/1/2017): To Change Politics, Do More Than March for Science
(SCIENCE MAGAZINE, 4/26/2017): At a political boot camp for scientists, enthusiasm and anxiety
(THINK PROGRESS, 4/25/2017): Scientists are marching straight to the campaign trail
(LIVE SCIENCE, 4/24/2017): After the March: Science Advocates Prepare for a 'Marathon'
(WASHINGTON POST, 4/23/2017): Tens of thousands marched for science. Now what?
(PBS NEWSHOUR, 4/22/2017): Scientists Consider Running for Office
(NEWSWEEK, 4/21/2017): This March for Science is Going to Be Yuge
(THE SIGNAL, 4/17/2017): Volcanologist Jess Phoenix Announces Candidacy for Congress
(OC WEEKLY, 4/11/2017): UCI Professors Request Meeting with Dana Rohrabacher on Climate Change
(ARS TECHNICA, 4/2/2017): The campaign to put science and tech leaders in public office starts now
(THE NEW YORKER, 3/27/2017): Two NASA Engineers Try Out Politics
(UNION OF CONCERNED SCIENTISTS, 3/22/2017): You Can Support Science and Push Back Against the Anti-Science Agenda: Here’s How
(THE GUARDIAN, 3/18/2018): The climate change battle dividing Trump’s America
(LOS ANGELES TIMES, 3/15/2017): This Democrat and geologist says she is considering a run for Republican Rep. Steve Knight's seat
(BUZZFEED NEWS, 3/14/2017): This Group Is Trying To Replace The Most Anti-Science Members of Congress With Actual Scientists
(THE ATLANTIC, 2/28/2017): Do Scientists Lose Credibility When They Become Political?
(CLEANTECHNICA, 2/20/2017): Scientists Jump The Gun, Rally Against Trump In Boston In February (CT Exclusive Interview)
(LOS ANGELES TIMES, 2/9/2017): Concerned about Trump, scientists are leaning into politics
(THE MANITOBAN, 2/8/2017): Science Activism Is On The Rise – Here’s What You Can Do To Help
(GRIST, 2/7/2017): Scientists aren’t just marching, they’re running for office.
(NEW YORK TIMES, 2/6/2017): In Age of Trump, Scientists Show Signs of a Political Pulse
(WASHINGTON POST, 1/31/2017): The resistance to Trump is big, diverse and ferocious
(DEUTSCHE WELLE, 1/27/2017): Scientists fight back against Trump
(INHABITAT, 1/27/2017): Trump inspires 400 scientists to run for office
(GIZMODO,1/26/2017): Why Did Scientists Wait Until Trump to Run for Office?
(THE ATLANTIC, 1/25/2017): Professor Smith Goes to Washington
(FORTUNE, 1/25/2017): Scientists Gear Up to Run for Office In a World of “Alternative Facts”
(CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR, 1/25/2017): In Trump's America, we may see more scientists running for office
(THE VERGE, 1/25/2017): Scientists plan to march on Washington and run for office to fight Trump
(VICE, 1/13/2017): Scientists’ New Role in Trump’s America: The Resistance
(VICE, 1/10/2017): As a Response to Trump, This Group Is Drafting Scientists to Run for Office