Election Quotes

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| “The one sure way of participating in the process of nation-building is to vote on the election day.” – Mohit Chauhan


| “Election days come and go. But the struggle of the people to create a government which represents all of us and not just the one percent – a government based on the principles of economic, social, racial and environmental justice – that struggle continues.” – Bernie Sanders


| “In each and every election, it’s your rights, it’s your freedoms, it’s your interests that are on the ballot.” – Todd Young


| “Leadership is not about the next election, it’s about the next generation.” – Simon Sinek


| “God has called us to be His representatives in our nation and in our world. Select candidates who represent your views and work for their election.”  – James Dobson


| “It is enough that the people know there was an election. The people who cast the votes decide nothing. The people who count the votes decide everything.” – Joseph Stalin


| “One of the reasons people hate politics is that truth is rarely a politician’s objective. Election and power are.” – Cal Thomas


| “The political process does not end on Election Day. Young people need to stay involved in the process by continuing to pay attention to the conversation and holding their leaders accountable for the decisions they make.” – Patrick Murphy


| “Winning or losing of the election is less important than strengthening the country.” – Indira Gandhi


| “Democracy is not just an election, it is our daily life.” –  Tsai Ing-wen


| “Voting is how we participate in a civic society – be it for president, be it for a municipal election. It’s the way we teach our children – in school elections – how to be citizens, and the importance of their voice.” – Loretta Lynch


| “In the end, that’s what this election is about. Do we participate in a politics of cynicism or a politics of hope?” – Barack Obama


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|In the end, regardless of who wins, an election should be a time for optimism and fresh approaches.” – Gary Johnson


| “I love election day, and I love to vote.”-  Susan Straight


| “The people who cast the votes don’t decide an election, the people who count the votes do.” –  Joseph Stalin


| “Popularity should be no scale for the election of politicians. If it would depend on popularity, Donald Duck and The Muppets would take seats in senate.” –  Orson Welles


| “To finalize, the purpose of an election is to hear the will of the people, not to fabricate votes.” –  Lincoln Diaz-Balart


| “The right of election is the very essence of the constitution.” – Junius


| “Young people are the key to this election.” – Kinky Friedman


| “During the Cold War, America undertook serious military cuts only once: after the election of Richard Nixon, during the Vietnam War. The result: Vietnam fell to the Communists, the Russians moved into Afghanistan, and American influence around the globe waned dramatically.” – Ben Shapiro


| “As I have done in every election since I started voting so many years ago, I always like to take my time and examine the two candidates, see not only the two candidates but the policies they will bring in, the people they will bring in, who they might appoint to the Supreme Court, and look at the whole range of issues before making a decision.” – Colin Powell


| “There’s a lot of fuss on the Left about election irregularities, like, you know, the voting machines were tampered with, they didn’t count the votes right, and so on. That’s all accurate and of some importance, but of far more importance is the fact that elections just don’t take place, not in any meaningful sense of the term ‘election’.” –  Noam Chomsky


| “There never is a good time for tough decisions. There will always be an election or something else. You have to pick courage and do it. Governance is about taking tough, even unpopular, decisions.” – Jairam Ramesh


| “I don’t know much about Americanism, but it’s a damn good word with which to carry an election.” – Warren G. Harding


| “Politicians all too often think about the next election. Statesmen think about the next generation.” – Linda Lingle


| “We need to say to everyone on Election Day, ‘Those of you who helped make this a good day, you need to go out and help us finish the job.” – Mitch McConnell


| “People never lie so much as after a hunt, during a war or before an election.” – Otto von Bismarck


| “Democracy is not something that happens, you know, just at election time, and it’s not something that happens just with one event. It’s an ongoing building process. But it also ought to be a part of our culture, a part of our lives.” – Jim Hightower


| “Trust is not something that’s given because you win an election; it’s something you have to earn.” – Tom Perez


| “Each party steals so many articles of faith from the other, and the candidates spend so much time making each other’s speeches, that by the time election day is past there is nothing much to do save turn the sitting rascals out and let a new gang in.” – H. L. Mencken


| “Win or lose, we go shopping after the election.” – Imelda Marcos


| “You have to knock doors, make calls, and build a relationship with voters long before Election Day.” – Keith Ellison


| “Don’t make election popularity largely a matter of which candidate hires the most creative and effective propagandists. Insist that it be, instead, a running conversation with the public.” – Ron Howard


| “Creative Conversation Matter Most As you know, it’s so important that we always embrace the sanctity of life. One way to do that is to vote pro-life in every election.” – Alveda King


| “The political lesson of Watergate is this: Never again must America allow an arrogant, elite guard of political adolescents to by-pass the regular party organization and dictate the terms of a national election.” – Gerald R. Ford


| “In every election cycle that I can recall, there comes a moment – or a few – where charges of elitism and claims of commonness are wielded by presidential candidates like a sword and shield: ‘Vote for me ’cause I’m one of you. It’s the other guy who’s out of touch.” – John Ridley


| “You I’ll be glad to reply to or dodge your questions, depending on what I think will help our election most.” – George H. W. Bush


| “It’s heartbreaking that so many hundreds of millions of people around the world are desperate for the right to vote, but here in America people stay home on election day.” – Moby


| “Democracy substitutes election by the incompetent many for appointment by the corrupt few.” – George Bernard Shaw


| “We have a system that allows us to manage a free and fair election, free of fraud, free of intimidation, and that’s what we delivered on election day, and we’re very very proud of it.” -Kenneth Blackwell


| “A judge sometimes must release a criminal. He doesn’t like it, she doesn’t like it, but the law requires it. And the context of an election in which you are “soft on crime” betrays a misunderstanding of the judicial process and a misunderstanding of the Constitution.” – Anthony Kennedy


| “One of the most surreal moments in this election was after the third debate, when I heard a talking head say, Al Gore won on substance, on the issues. But you have to give the victory to Bush because he seems presidential.” – Bradley Whitford


| “An election is a moral horror, as bad as a battle except for the blood; a mud bath for every soul concerned in it.” – George Bernard Shaw


| “I was nominated at first by a group called Justice Democrats. They were trying to essentially field non-corporate candidates in the 2018 midterm election. They were looking for people with a history of community service, and my name had come across their desk, and they called.” – Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez


| “I believe President Trump is more reasonable than he is generally perceived. President Trump uses strong rhetoric toward North Korea, but during the election campaign, he also said he could talk over a burger with Kim Jong-un. I am for that kind of pragmatic approach to resolve the North Korean nuclear issue.” – Moon Jae-in


| “The sight of allegedly sophisticated politicians parroting complete tripe trivialises and demeans government and it has to be stopped. It’s played a significant part in public disillusionment with politics and has led to the absurd situation where more people vote for ‘Strictly Come Dancing’ than voted in the general election.” – John Major


| “Our love, our gratitude, our admiration for our men and women in uniform, our veterans and their families – all of that is bigger than any one party or any one election.” – Michelle Obama


| “It is our job, as members of parliament, to legislate with an eye to the long term future, to look over the horizon beyond the next election and ensure that as far as we can what we do today will make Australia a better place, a safer place, for future generations to live in.” – Malcolm Turnbull


| “As Democrats, we believe in giving every eligible citizen the opportunity to vote – whether it’s early because they can’t take off work on Election Day or absentee because they might have plans to be out of town.” – Donna Brazile


| “The horrific cases in Ferguson, in Staten Island with the death of Eric Garner, and all across the country serve as stark reminders that we must have a say in who polices us, and how that policing is done. We must, we must, let our voices be heard on Election Day.” – Al Sharpton


| “2018 is an incredibly important election year, not just with the important midterms here in the U.S., but you just had the Mexican elections. You have Brazil. You have India coming up at the beginning of next year. There’s an assortment of elections around the EU. We’re very serious about this. We know that we need to get this right.” – Mark Zuckerberg


| “I’d rather support the issues I truly believe in than give my vote to parties that court votes at the time of the election. I like to think that my vote strengthens the green foundation stone.” – Annie Lennox


| “You cannot win an election without a fight.” –  Tony Abbott


| “This is me, a sinner on whom the Lord has turned his gaze. And this is what I said when they asked me if I would accept my election as pontiff. I am a sinner, but I trust in the infinite mercy and patience of our Lord Jesus Christ, and I accept in a spirit of penance.” –  Pope Francis


| “In the 2000 presidential election, Al Gore got more votes than George W. Bush, but still lost the election. The Supreme Court’s ruling in Florida gave Bush that pivotal state, and doomed Gore to lose the Electoral College. That odd scenario – where the candidate with the most votes loses – has happened three times in U.S. history.” –  Juan Williams


| “I lost my election because of my campaign, not because of what anyone else did.” –  Mitt Romney


| “I always lose the election in the polls, and I always win it on election day.” –  Benjamin Netanyahu


| “Winning the election is a good-news, bad-news kind of thing. Okay, now you’re the mayor. The bad news is, now you’re the mayor.” –  Clint Eastwood


| “I got involved because I wanted to help inspire more people to get off their butts and register and vote – not just in this election, but in every other election from now on, you know?” –  Jello Biafra


| “We have spent so much time worrying about a ‘cyber Pearl Harbor,” the attack that takes out the power grid, that we have focused far too little on the subtle manipulation of data that can mean that no election, medical record, or self-driving car can be truly trusted.” – David E. Sanger


| “The English think they are free. They are free only during the election of members of parliament.” –  Jean-Jacques Rousseau


| “It would be a much better country if women did not vote. That is simply a fact. In fact, in every presidential election since 1950 – except Goldwater in ’64 – the Republican would have won, if only the men had voted.” –  Ann Coulter


| “The poll that matters is the one that happens on Election Day.” –  Heather Wilson


| “They have acted like carnivores who used the world to enrich only themselves, and whether it’s the election of Donald Trump, or Brexit, the elites have realized that the people have stopped listening to them, that the people want to determine their futures and, in a perfectly democratic framework, regain control of their destiny.” –  Marine Le Pen

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