• An election is a moral horror, as bad as a battle except for the blood; a mud bath for every soul concerned in it.
    ~ George Bernard Shaw
  • An election is coming. Universal peace is declared, and the foxes have a sincere interest in prolonging the lives of the poultry.
    ~ George Eliot
  • 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.
    ~ Steven G. Calabresi
  • 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.
    ~ Thomas Babington Macaulay
  • Win or lose, we go shopping after the election.
    ~ Imelda Marcos
  • We live in the time where we have fictitious election results that elects a fictitious president. We live in a time where we have a man sending us to war for fictitious reasons.
    ~ Michael Moore
  • We can only undo the election if the behavior meets the constitutional standard of subverting and threatening our system of government.
    ~ Zoe Lofgren
  • This election is about who's going to be the next President of the United States!
    ~ Dan Quayle
  • Things on the whole are much faster in America; people don't 'stand for election', they 'run for office.'
    ~ Jessica Mitford
  • The Tories, every election, must have a bogy man. If you haven't got a programme, a bogy man will do.
    ~ Aneurin Bevan