Elections should be held on April 16th- the day after we pay our income taxes. That is one of the few things that might discourage politicians from being big spenders.
If the United States of America or Britain is having elections, they don't ask for observers from Africa or from Asia. But when we have elections, they want observers.
One of the reasons people hate politics is that truth is rarely a politician's objective. Election and power are.
Democracy substitutes election by the incompetent many for appointment by the corrupt few.
Those who stay away from the election think that one vote will do no good. 'Tis but one step more to think one vote will do no harm.
Always vote for principle, though you may vote alone.
A politician thinks of the next election. A statesman, of the next generation.
People never lie so much as after a hunt, during a war or before an election.
If voting changed anything, they'd make it illegal.
Last month, the Iraqi people went to the polls, voting in their first free election in more than 50 years.
American youth attributes much more importance to arriving at driver's license age than at voting age.
In New York, we had primary elections for mayor. To improve their chances, all five candidates changed their name to Rudy Giuliani.
I will not say the fact that there are no European Union observers at an election means that it will not be fair and free.
From tea parties to the election in Massachusetts, we are witnessing the single greatest political pushback in American history.
It is difficult to understand these people who democratically take part in elections and a referendum, but are then incapable of democratically accepting the will of the people.
Clever and attractive women do not want to vote; they are willing to let men govern as long as they govern men.
The idea that you can merchandise candidates for high office like breakfast cereal - that you can gather votes like box tops - is, I think, the ultimate indignity to the democratic process.
The elections in Iraq are a victory for freedom and the Iraqi people, and a blow to the transnational network of terrorists who have tried to prevent this day from happening.
I think the Democratic Party realizes, having lost two presidential elections, we need to do a better job of creating a farm team.
I understand personally, ... that it is frustrating to lose presidential elections by narrow margins.
As we have always seen here in the U.S. the universal truth about elections is that people vote their pocketbook.
Do not seek to find a reason why elections are not possible. Seek to make them possible, and they will be possible.
Things on the whole are much faster in America; people don't 'stand for election', they 'run for office.'
I don't know much about Americanism, but it's a damn good word with which to carry an election.
You talk about the values that you have whether they're in favor or not in favor. That's how you lead. The reality is, we're losing more and more elections.
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