Quotes: elections

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  • Gore Vidal
    Gore Vidal
    American writer and criticus 1925-
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    Apparently, a democracy is a place where numerous elections are held at great cost without issues and with interchangeable candidates.
  • Ahmed Chalabi
    Ahmed Chalabi
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    Do not seek to find a reason why elections are not possible. Seek to make them possible, and they will be possible.
  • Gerald F. Lieberman
    Gerald F. Lieberman
    American writer
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    Elections are held to delude the populace into believing that they are participating in government.
  • Franklin P. Adams
    Franklin P. Adams
    American journalist, humorist 1881-1960
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    Elections are won by men and women chiefly because most people vote against somebody rather than for somebody.
  • Robert F. Kennedy
    Robert F. Kennedy
    American Senator 1925-1968
    Robert F. Kennedy
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    Elections remind us not only of the rights but the responsibilities of citizenship in a democracy.
  • I think the elections have gone well, although there is so much insecurity in Iraq. So far during the counting of ballots, there has not been a significant complaint. We have to wait to see what the outcome of the counting is.
  • Al Sharpton
    Al Sharpton
    American civil rights activist, Baptist minister and talk show host 1954-
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    I was there during the first elections in South Africa. I watched them take down the apartheid flag and raise the new flag.
  • Bill Stern
    Bill Stern
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    Our elections are free, it's in the results where eventually we pay.
  • Chris Patten
    Chris Patten
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    There is a sort of exotic preposterousness about a lot of elections, the way arguments are made even cruder.
  • John Quincy Adams
    John Quincy Adams
    American statesman 1767-1848
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    Where annual elections end where slavery begins.
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