Thursday, February 8, 2007

Final Days for MS Research Petition Drive

It’s not too late to sign the petition in support of increased federal funding for multiple sclerosis research. Sign on today. Then urge your friends and family to sign. The signature gathering competition between chapter ends on February 12. But we’ll continue to collect any signatures that come in until March. So help us get as many as possible in these final days.

Thousands of petition signatures are still being tallied. But following is the progress of the chapter competition so far. The race is tight. We'll keep you updated as we get closer to a winner.

Top Ten States with Most Signatures (from most signatures to least)
  1. California
  2. Massachusetts
  3. New York
  4. Texas
  5. Pennsylvania
  6. Illinois
  7. Florida
  8. North Carolina
  9. Virginia
  10. New Jersey

Top Ten Chapters with Most Signatures (from most signatures to least)
  1. Central New England Chapter
  2. Greater Delaware Valley Chapter
  3. Southern California Chapter
  4. Northern California Chapter
  5. Wisconsin Chapter
  6. Upstate New York Chapter
  7. Greater Illinois Chapter
  8. New York City Chapter
  9. Utah State Chapter
  10. Lone Star Chapter

To sign on to the petition, visit For more details on petition outreach your area, contact your local chapter. Thanks for being an MS activist.