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Happy Election Day! GO VOTE!

The day is finally here. You’ve heard it from everyone, but I’ll pile on…VOTE! Our final tally on the YouTube AVoteForScience challenge is 30 something videos from scientists endorsing Obama….and not one video from a scientist endorsing McCain. That seems to reflect a general consensus on the issue of who is better on science policy…

Our First AVoteForScience Couple!

We have our first submission from a couple! Bernice and Loyal Durand, two theoretical physicists from the University of Wisconsin have both endorsed Barack Obama. I think it’s great that a couple would speak out about the importance of science together. Shouldn’t be natural to vote together as well? Maybe this election day we should…

Our latest AVoteforScience videos are up and a new article in Science talks about the effort and other grass roots efforts this year. I will note that Science forgot to mention that the AVoteForScience effort was done in partnership with Seed Magazine/ScienceBlogs. In fact, it couldn’t have been done without them. Of particular interest will…

More AVoteForScience videos!

Here are the latest videos in our AVoteForScience YouTube Challenge. They include videos from Dr. Jose Morales at Columbia University, Dr. Robert Dottin of the Center for Study of Gene Structure and Function (below) and beloved scienceblogger and marine scientist Sheril Kirshenbaum. You’ll never guess who they are voting for this year? Now there is…

Today’s AVoteForScience video comes from Dr. Kirsten (Kiki) Sanford, the incredibly talented host of This Week in Science, my favorite science radio show. If you haven’t heard it, you can download it as a podcast from iTunes or here. OK, cards on the table, I am a regular on the show so I am a…

In a striking video that includes footage of the old Bell Labs building and a frank discussion of the loss of competitiveness in the US, Physicist Larry Jackel explains why he is endorsing Obama for President. See all the AVoteForScience videos HERE

Latest AVoteForScience video

Here is the latest video from our YouTube AVoteForScience challenge. We will have a lot more videos coming in the week before the election. It is by John Dunbar, a microbiologist from New Mexico. He explains that leadership that is dedicated to fighting global warming is needed in the US and that he believes that…

We have had a fantastic response to our AVoteForScience YouTube challenge and the press has started to notice. I have done two interviews in the past 24 hours on the effort. If you are a scientist, get your videos explaining who you are voting for and why uploaded to YouTube and don’t forget to tag…

A bunch more videos have been added to our playlist and favorites on the AVoteForScience YouTube challenge. Keep up the good work. If you are a scientist, take a moment to tell the world who you are voting for and why. We are still waiting for our first endorsement of McCain from a scientist. C’mon,…

A bunch more videos have been uploaded in the SEED Magazine, SEA Action Fund “A Vote For Science” YouTube challenge where we asked scientists to tell the public who they are voting for this election and why. So far we only have videos of scientists who are voting for Obama. However, a new report from…