Science Policy: Where do the Presidential Candidates Stand?

Engaging the 2012 U.S. Presidential Candidates on America’s Top Science Policy Questions.

We teamed up with Science Debate to come up with the top science questions for the 2012 U.S. Presidential candidates to answer. Visit to find out where Barack Obama and Mitt Romney stand on critical science policy issues facing the United States today such as innovation and the economy, climate change, biosecurity and more!

ACS has been active in the Science Debate group since 2008. The goal of the group is to call on candidates running for office to share their views through public debates on issues related to the environment, health and medicine, and science and technology policy.