javascript to get value of dropdown

var e = document.getElementById("selectElementID");
var value=e.selectElement.options[e.selectedIndex].value;// get selected option value
var text=e.options[e.selectedIndex].text;//get the selected option textvar e = document.getElementById("elementId");
var value = e.options[e.selectedIndex].value;
var text = e.options[e.selectedIndex].text;// reference to 'scripts' select list 
// used throughout the examples below
var sel = document.getElementById('scripts');

// display value property of select list (from selected option)
console.log( sel.value );


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