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Women say that my election represents a cultural break with the past - a past of sexism, of misogyny.

Tags: Past, Women  ✍ Author: Michelle Bachelet

If we want to kill Obamacare and we want to end socialized medicine, it must be done in the next election!

Tags: Done, End  ✍ Author: Michele Bachmann

Income tax filing and payment day should be moved from April 15th to November 1st so it can be close to election day. People ought to have their tax bills fresh in mind as they go to vote.

Tags: Mind, Vote  ✍ Author: Michael Caine

Several amendments should be made to the primary and general election laws to improve them, but such changes must in no way interfere with a full and free expression of the people's choice in naming the candidates to be voted on at general elections.

Tags: Choice, Free  ✍ Author: Arthur Capper

I also want to draw attention to the responsibilities that people have to live up to their election promises and to live up to the votes that were cast by the people of Wales, in the General Election, in the expectation that we would deliver this promise.

Tags: Attention, Promise  ✍ Author: Ron Davies

We have built a genuine level of enthusiasm and goodwill with people throughout this district. People are really excited about the possibilities this election holds, not just for this district, but because of the message Alabama sent to the rest of the country.

Tags: Country, Rest  ✍ Author: Artur Davis

However, I keep reminding them that this issue is not a new issue that has come out for this election. This issue has been in the courts for two years and two months now.

Tags: However, Keep  ✍ Author: Kenneth Edmonds

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

Tags: Lives, Peace  ✍ Author: George Eliot

We have got this Damocles' sword of Standard and Poor's hanging over us, with the commitment they have made to review Britain's credit rating in the summer of 2010 after the general election. Everybody in Britain has a vital interest in ensuring that the triple A credit rating agency is maintained.

Tags: After, Poor  ✍ Author: Philip Hammond

I never ever paid attention to any election.

Tags: Attention, Paid  ✍ Author: Young Jeezy

I am making a collection of the things my opponents have found me to be and, when this election is over, I am going to open a museum and put them on display.

Tags: Making, Put  ✍ Author: Lyndon B. Johnson

I vote in every general election, but I'm not a party member or an ideologue. I've never told anyone who I've voted for.

Tags: Anyone, Vote  ✍ Author: Brian Lamb

Every election is a sort of advance auction sale of stolen goods.

Tags: Advance, Goods  ✍ Author: H. L. Mencken

I always lose the election in the polls, and I always win it on election day.

Tags: Lose, Win  ✍ Author: Benjamin Netanyahu

If everybody that voted in 2008 shows up in 2010, we will win this election. We will win this election.

Tags: Everybody, Win  ✍ Author: Barack Obama

Mistakes were made is something we heard back in '92, and that has sort of been the Clinton administration's mantra. I can't imagine that Al Gore is going to pick up that statement and carry it through the next election.

Tags: Mistakes, Next  ✍ Author: Barbara Olson

This election is about who's going to be the next President of the United States!

Tags: Next, President  ✍ Author: Dan Quayle

I have never lost an election yet. I am a winner. Let's just say that.

Tags: Lost, Winner  ✍ Author: Henrique Capriles Radonski

The weak economy, widening income inequality, gridlock in Congress and a presidential election: Those were perhaps the dominant economic and political themes of 2012.

Tags: Congress, Political  ✍ Author: Steven Rattner

Senator Arlen Specter hasn't really switched parties; he's simply realized he cannot win the Pennsylvania Republican primary election.

Tags: Cannot, Win  ✍ Author: Michael Reagan

The English think they are free. They are free only during the election of members of parliament.

Tags: English, Free  ✍ Author: Jean-Jacques Rousseau

A funny thing happened on the way to the election - I got to the Senate first.

Tags: Funny, Happened  ✍ Author: Pierre Salinger

Democracy substitutes election by the incompetent many for appointment by the corrupt few.

Tags: Democracy, Few  ✍ Author: George Bernard Shaw

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.

Tags: Enough, Politics  ✍ Author: Joseph Stalin

The people who cast the votes don't decide an election, the people who count the votes do.

Tags: Count, Decide  ✍ Author: Joseph Stalin
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This is not an election where we hand out gifts. It is an election where we ask everyone to contribute more.

Tags: Everyone, Hand  ✍ Author: Helle Thorning-Schmidt

The final ballots represent players, managers, executives and builders who are top-tier candidates and worthy of review for consideration for election to the Hall of Fame.

Tags: Fame, Players  ✍ Author: Fay Vincent

It's insanity for a party that believes in freedom to allow some Republicans to seize an agenda that is totally alien to the agenda that was established in the election.

Tags: Freedom, Insanity  ✍ Author: Malcolm Wallop

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.

Tags: Duck, Popularity  ✍ Author: Orson Welles

I voted for you during your last election.

Tags: Last, Voted  ✍ Author: Mao Zedong

It'll be my luck that the worst candidate will pick up 'Fly Over States' as his election song. Then I'll be forever linked to that guy, whoever he is!

Tags: Luck, Song  ✍ Author: Jason Aldean

I didn't have the base I needed to win the election.

Tags: Needed, Win  ✍ Author: Rodney Alexander

The Reagan Administration, generally regarded as having conducted the most successful Transition of modern times, had managed during the election campaign to build bridges to the Democrats in some areas, notably foreign and national security policy.

Tags: Successful, Times  ✍ Author: Paul Allen

Any time you have loose ballots, you have to worry about shenanigans. It's a shame such a hard-fought election has to come down to something like this.

Tags: Time, Worry  ✍ Author: David Axelrod

Certainly I think the election of John Kennedy and all he stood for was one that really was an inspiration.

Tags: John, Stood  ✍ Author: Birch Bayh

People are what this election is all about.

 ✍ Author: Patty Berg

We think that democracy can change a lot of things, but we're being fooled, because democracy is not the election. We've been taught that democracy is having elections. And it isn't. Elections are the most horrendous aspect of democracy. It's the most mundane, trivial, disappointing, dirty aspect.

Tags: Change, Democracy  ✍ Author: Gael Garcia Bernal

Even at the end of a presidential election campaign, we have no way to know what Mitt Romney really believes.

Tags: Believes, End  ✍ Author: Carl Bernstein

The Tories, every election, must have a bogy man. If you haven't got a programme, a bogy man will do.

Tags: Programme, Tories  ✍ Author: Aneurin Bevan

But I was amazed at how organized the Palestinian election authority was, how competent they were in setting up their polling places and the poll workers they had.

Tags: Authority, Places  ✍ Author: Joe Biden

And I'm very proud of the 50,000 poll workers and election officials who delivered a free and fair election.

Tags: Free, Proud  ✍ Author: Kenneth Blackwell

And we have the most scrutinized election system in the United States, and we have met every test.

Tags: System, United  ✍ Author: Kenneth Blackwell

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.

Tags: Free, Proud  ✍ Author: Kenneth Blackwell

In a government such as ours we have vigorous contests to determine who should lead. The recent election was no exception. Now we inaugurate a new government on a day that transcends any one individual or any one party.

Tags: Government, Individual  ✍ Author: Matt Blunt

I'm much more attracted personally to governments going their full term. It's very hard to have a fixed term election I know with ah... a parliamentary democracy, but I've always had an instinct to say there should be a fixed term.

Tags: Democracy, Hard  ✍ Author: Jim Bolger

If an election is simply a one-day snapshot of transient mass delusions, then this is not a very noble form of government.

Tags: Government, Simply  ✍ Author: Jim Bouton

The secession of the Southern States, individually or in the aggregate, was the certain consequence of Mr. Lincoln's election.

Tags: Secession, Southern  ✍ Author: Belle Boyd

We're like a Third World country when it comes to some of our election practices.

Tags: Country, Third  ✍ Author: Donna Brazile

These people have elevated audacity to symphonic and operatic levels. The Florida Supreme Court relied on new law to resolve the election dispute down there.

Tags: Court, Law  ✍ Author: Vincent Bugliosi

I think I present an overwhelming case that these five justices were up to no good, and they deliberately set out to hand the election to George Bush.

Tags: Good, Hand  ✍ Author: Vincent Bugliosi

If it's a close election, then it's better for the Supreme Court to pick the president, whether or not he won the election. It's just insane on its face.

Tags: Face, Whether  ✍ Author: Vincent Bugliosi

I'll be glad to reply to or dodge your questions, depending on what I think will help our election most.

Tags: Help, Questions  ✍ Author: George H. W. Bush

You have to remember that in a state like Florida, independent voters will decide the election.

Tags: Remember, State  ✍ Author: Jeb Bush

For our white members, voting is something they have done for hundreds of years. But for us, it is not such a traumatic thing, because we have never participated in an election.

Tags: Done, Voting  ✍ Author: Mangosuthu Buthelezi

I am an immigrant with a Green Card and, therefore, I am not eligible to vote in a federal election.

Tags: Green, Vote  ✍ Author: David Byrne

None of the modes by which a magistrate is appointed, popular election, the accident of the lot, or the accident of birth, affords, as far as we can perceive, much security for his being wiser than any of his neighbours.

Tags: Far, Security  ✍ Author: Thomas Babington Macaulay

It took us 50 months in Germany, post World War II to go from the end of the war to a national election.

Tags: End, War  ✍ Author: Frank Carlucci

Well, usually when you talk about a mandate, you're talking about an overwhelming win. I don't think by any measurement the 2004 election was an overwhelming win.

Tags: Talk, Win  ✍ Author: Lincoln Chafee

The Palestinian election is something that was really a turning point. It's a mandate for peace.

Tags: Peace, Point  ✍ Author: Warren Christopher

Hamas, the opponents of Arafat, the opponents of peace, urged a boycott of the election, and yet there was an 85 percent turnout where Hamas is supposed to be strong. Isn't that really quite incredible?

Tags: Peace, Strong  ✍ Author: Warren Christopher

A politician thinks of the next election. A statesman, of the next generation.

Tags: Generation, Next  ✍ Author: James Freeman Clarke

We really got a lot of very conservative gay people. You could look at the figures from the last election and realize that a third of the gay movement voted Republican.

Tags: Gay, Last  ✍ Author: Hillary Clinton

The election before us will be the Austerlitz of American politics.

Tags: American, Politics  ✍ Author: Roscoe Conkling

I didn't really feel 100 percent comfortable until we started working on the 2004 election.

Tags: Until, Working  ✍ Author: Rob Corddry

I learned more about elections on election night 2000 than I ever did during my 16 years of schooling.

Tags: Learned, Night  ✍ Author: Rob Corddry

As I get close to my election, I want to spend more time in my district and focus on my reelection.

Tags: Focus, Time  ✍ Author: Henry Cuellar

I have consistently made it very clear that I will vote a straight Democratic ticket, just like I do every election. From the local Constable to the President, I will be voting for every Democrat on the ballot.

Tags: Vote, Voting  ✍ Author: Henry Cuellar

To finalize, the purpose of an election is to hear the will of the people, not to fabricate votes.

Tags: Hear, Purpose  ✍ Author: Lincoln Diaz-Balart

During the 1960 election, I saw Richard Nixon as the winner.

Tags: Nixon, Winner  ✍ Author: Jeane Dixon

The 2016 presidential election is ripe for the emergence of a game-changing political leader who either dramatically reforms one of the existing parties or mounts an independent bid.

Tags: Leader, Political  ✍ Author: Alain-Fournier

Election night is the easiest time to act like a grownup.

Tags: Night, Time  ✍ Author: Alain-Fournier

We the people say it loud and clear every Election Day, in high-crime periods as well as peaceful stretches - More of our population needs to be behind bars.

Tags: Behind, Needs  ✍ Author: Robert Frank

Young people are the key to this election.

Tags: Key, Young  ✍ Author: Kinky Friedman

Nobody ever won an election by spitting at his political opponents.

Tags: Political, Won  ✍ Author: James Anthony Froude

Given that Mr. Kerry is clearly exaggerating what happened to minority voters in the 2000 election in Florida, maybe we should wait for him to provide evidence of what he is alleging in 2004.

Tags: Him, Wait  ✍ Author: Thomas Fuller

Yet the march toward freedom is not without its hazards or its casualties and the threats of violence aimed at Iraqis who participate in the election will be dealt with accordingly.

Tags: Freedom, Violence  ✍ Author: Jim Gerlach

The Democratic Party is getting very angry, and that came through clearly in this election.

Tags: Angry, Getting  ✍ Author: Ed Gillespie

It just seemed the timing of it was a little bit of pandering to the public at a time of an election.

Tags: Public, Time  ✍ Author: Matt Gonzalez

Conservatives have a different view of a lot of issues versus our friends on the other side. The election determines how that shakes out.

Tags: Friends, View  ✍ Author: Lindsey Graham

It is also asserted that the election settled the matters of the war and the torture of prisoners. These are dead issues that no longer need be addressed.

Tags: Dead, War  ✍ Author: Andrew Greeley

The way to get people civically engaged, not just during the election but throughout the year, is to tap into Facebook and let them do it with their friends.

Tags: Friends, Year  ✍ Author: Jane Green

I will never forget the will of the people who believed in me wherever I went during the election campaign.

Tags: Forget, Wherever  ✍ Author: Park Geun-hye

I don't know much about Americanism, but it's a damn good word with which to carry an election.

Tags: Good, Word  ✍ Author: Warren G. Harding

We're not going to scrap the budget and make up some totally new platform the day after the election. So it's certainly willingness to compromise but we're not going back on the fundamental things we're running on in this campaign.

Tags: After, Compromise  ✍ Author: Stephen Harper

This election could come down to just a handful of votes. It could come down to just one vote.

Tags: Vote, Votes  ✍ Author: Vicky Hartzler

I think the main thing we can do, whether you agree or not, I don't think that's the real issue, the real issue is this November and there's an election.

Tags: Real, Whether  ✍ Author: Vicky Hartzler

It seems to be impossible to hold a credible election without reforming the electoral system.

Tags: Impossible, Seems  ✍ Author: Sheikh Hasina

This is what the election of 2010 was about. We didn't send conservatives to Washington to flirt with Democrat proposals for higher taxes and more debt. We sent leaders to stop them.

Tags: Debt, Flirt  ✍ Author: Adam Hasner

It was a long, difficult summer of 2004. That was a leap year, so several things happened - the Olympics and presidential election. And right in the middle of the election campaign - and I don't think this was an accident - the 9/11 Commission delivers its report.

Tags: Difficult, Year  ✍ Author: Michael Hayden

Ladies and gentlemen, on the occasion of my election I received many letters from people representing all segments of the population and all professions, especially from the younger generation, linking my inauguration with great - far too great - expectations.

Tags: Far, Great  ✍ Author: Gustav Heinemann

Sooner will a camel pass through a needle's eye than a great man be 'discovered' by an election.

Tags: Eye, Great  ✍ Author: Adolf Hitler

In an election, one needs both hope and audacity.

Tags: Both, Hope  ✍ Author: Francois Hollande

We've had a series of major news stories that have brought in viewers who either were sampling to see what else was available or were normal news watchers. The Florida recount and the end of the election was a huge development. And then 9/11 came along.

Tags: Else, End  ✍ Author: Brit Hume

Congress can't take the year off, election or no election.

Tags: Off, Year  ✍ Author: Kay Bailey Hutchison

Regardless of who wins, an election should be a time for optimism and fresh approaches.

Tags: Optimism, Time  ✍ Author: Gary Johnson

We have seven months before the election. Our top priority as fiscal conservatives is to make sure President Obama retires.

Tags: President, Sure  ✍ Author: Ron Johnson

I am convinced that we as a body must conduct a formal and legitimate debate about election irregularities.

Tags: Body, Debate  ✍ Author: Stephanie Tubbs Jones

The right of election is the very essence of the constitution.

Tags: Essence  ✍ Author: Mark Boone Junior

It's not clear in the U.S. at the moment, either. We're going through another election.

Tags: Another, Moment  ✍ Author: Bob Kerrey

So for us any gain we had in election, one vote that we got, was a win.

Tags: Vote, Win  ✍ Author: Imran Khan