Elections Quotations

An election is coming. Universal peace is declared, and the foxes have a sincere interest in prolonging the lives of the poultry.
– George Eliot –

A politician should have three hats. One for throwing into the ring, one for talking through, and one for pulling rabbits out of if elected.
– Carl Sandburg –

Democracy must be something more than two wolves and a sheep voting on what to have for dinner.
– James Bovard –

Dear Facebook: Adding an “Unfriend until Election Day” option would save me a lot of time.
– someecards –

Do you ever get the feeling that the only reason we have elections is to find out if the polls were right?
– Robert Orben –

Elections are a good deal like marriages. There’s no accounting for anyone’s taste. Every time we see a bridegroom we wonder why she ever picked him, and it’s the same with public officials.
– Will Rogers –

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.
– Thomas Sowell –

If voting changed anything, they’d make it illegal.
– Emma Goldman –

In our brief national history we have shot four of our presidents, worried five of them to death, impeached one and hounded another out of office. And when all else fails, we hold an election and assassinate their character.
– P. J. O’Rourke –

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.
– Jose Saramago –

It’s important to look closely at lawn signs during election campaigns.
Last time I voted for a real estate agent.
– Author Unknown –

I was down to my undies in the voting booth when I remembered it wasn’t a changing room.
– Maxine’s Crabby Road –

That’s the trouble with a politician’s life – somebody is always interrupting it with an election.
– Will Rogers –

The best argument against democracy is a five-minute conversation with the average voter.
— Winston Churchill –

They hold elections in November because it’s the best time for picking out a turkey.
– Maxine’s Crabby Road –

Things on the whole are much faster in America; people don’t ‘stand for election’, they ‘run for office.’
– Jessica Mitford –

Voting in this election is like trying to pass a test with no right answers.
– Author Unknown –

We stand today at a crossroads: One path leads to despair and utter hopelessness. The other leads to total extinction. Let us hope we have the wisdom to make the right choice.
— Woody Allen –

We always want the best man to win an election. Unfortunately, he never runs.
– Will Rogers –

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 –

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