Research!America Unveils 2016 Election Blog and Online Interactive Map of Candidates’ Views on Medical Progress


Research!America today unveiled the Campaign for Cures 2016 election blog and an online interactive map.

The interactive map features hundreds of quotes from candidates across the political spectrum related to public and private sector research and innovation.

The blog, managed by former USA Today senior editor and health reporter Janice Lloyd, features election news, survey data, commentary and analysis of presidential and congressional races in key states on topics relevant to medical progress. The map and blog are the latest resources for voters as part of Campaign for Cures: Vote for Medical Progress, a national voter education initiative supported by Research!America and partner organizations.

Visitors can view quotes on issues related to public and private sector research and innovation from candidates who win their state primaries. Research!America invites all candidates, presidential and congressional candidates, to submit quotes to include on the map. Voters have the option of contacting candidates directly through email messages and social media on the campaign website. Follow Campaign for Cures on Twitter and Facebook.

Click here to read the full press release.

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