Subject: Government » Elections/Voting

America better beware of a candidate who is willing to stretch reality in order to win points.

(1946 – ) 43rd U.S. president

Democracy: A system whereby the person who never votes can cuss out the man the other people elected.

We don’t just have egg on our face; we have omelette all over our suits.

(1940 – ) American television journalist & author

Folks who don't know why America is the Land of Promise should be here during an election campaign.

(1908 – 2002) comedian, radio & television actor

We have a presidential election coming up, and I think the big problem, of course, is that someone will win.

(1953 – ) American comedian, political satirist & author

You win some, you lose some, and then there’s that little-known third category.

(1948 – ) U.S. vice president & politician, author & environmentalist

If the people of a democracy are allowed to do so, they will vote away the freedoms which are essential to that democracy.

Democracy is two wolves and a lamb voting on what to have for lunch.

(1706 – 1790) American statesman, author, scientist & inventor

Democracy is the counting of heads, regardless of the contents.

I will feel equality has arrived when we can elect to office women who are as incompetent as some of the men who are already there.

daughter of President Ronald Reagan & Jane Wyman

Elections are when people find out what politicians stand for, and politicians find out what people will fall for.

fictional mascot and cover boy of Mad, an American humor magazine

I never vote for anyone; I always vote against.

(1880 – 1946) comedian, actor, juggler & writer

Oscar [of the Academy Awards] is 80 this year, which makes him now automatically the frontrunner for the Republican nomination.

(1962 – ) American political satirist, writer, television host & comedian

A triumph for democracy; it proves that a millionaire has just as good a chance as anybody else.

(1903 – 2003) English-born American comedian & actor

Candidate: A person who asks for money from the wealthy and votes from the poor to protect them from each other.

Elector: One who enjoys the sacred privilege of voting for the man of another man’s choice.

(1842 – 1914) author & satirist

I vote for whoever will annoy my dad.

(1988 – ) English comedian, television presenter & actor

A straw vote only shows which way the hot air blows.

William Sydney Porter (1862 – 1910) American writer

It’s not the people who vote that count, it’s the people who count the votes.

(1878 – 1953) Soviet politician, leader of the Soviet Union

1. Get elected
2. Get re-elected
3. Don’t get mad, get even.

A citizen of America will cross the ocean to fight for democracy, but won’t cross the street to vote in a national election.

(1915 – 1977) columnist, writer & actor

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