• Free election of masters does not abolish the masters or the slaves.
    ~ Herbert Marcuse
  • All elections revolve around and are often resolved by who raises the most money. That's unfair. I'd like to see that process changed, but it seems once you win and get to Congress, that doesn't happen.
    ~ John Murray
  • Apparently, a democracy is a place where numerous elections are held at great cost without issues and with interchangeable candidates.
    ~ Gore Vidal
  • America is an outlier in the world of democracies when it comes to the structure and conduct of elections.
    ~ Thomas E. Mann
  • As we have always seen here in the U.S. the universal truth about elections is that people vote their pocketbook.
    ~ Jennifer Dunn
  • Democracy in China is like Viagra; no such thing as free elections.
    ~ George Montgomery
  • A nice, easy place for freedom of speech to be eroded is comics, because comics are a natural target whenever an election comes up.
    ~ Neil Gaiman
  • Do not seek to find a reason why elections are not possible. Seek to make them possible, and they will be possible.
    ~ Ahmed Chalabi
  • A citizen of America will cross the ocean to fight for democracy, but won't cross the street to vote in a national election.
    ~ Bill Vaughan
  • 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.
    ~ David Axelrod