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Strong Majority Say Candidates Should Understand Scientific Issues


Large Majority Say Candidates Should Assign High Priority to Research Funding


Majority Say Candidates Should Have a Science Advisor


Important for Scientists to Engage With Elected Officials


Source: A Research!America survey of U.S. adults conducted in partnership with Zogby Analytics, January 2018.

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