• 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
  • 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
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