News of the WeekELECTION 2000

Uncertainty Wins by a Landslide

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Science  17 Nov 2000:
Vol. 290, Issue 5495, pp. 1277-1279
DOI: 10.1126/science.290.5495.1277

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Scientists seeking order from the chaos of the U.S. election results may have a long wait. With the closest presidential election in a generation still undecided as Science went to press and the winners in several closely watched Senate and House races also unknown, it may be months before researchers and science lobbyists know who will fill influential posts in Congress and the new Administration for shaping science policies and budgets.