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Famous Election Quotations

List of Election Quotes

We found 268 quote(s) that contain the word Election.



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We worked on solving the problem of voice communications in a noisy military environment. We established military codes that are highly audible and invented selection tests for personnel who had a superior ability to recognize sound in a noisy background. M. H. Abrams

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They have not always elected the best leaders, particularly after a long period in which they have not used this facility of free election. You tend to lose the habit. Chinua Achebe

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I have nothing to do with the selection of stories. I'm the reporter. Kate Adie

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

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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. Richard V. Allen

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The single most important aspect of the Transition involves the selection of personnel to manage the transfer of responsibility. The law provides roughly ten weeks to accomplish this process. Richard V. Allen

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I think when you've lost an election by 179, there's going to be a period of time after eighteen years in government when you can't do anything right, and people just kick you for the sake of it, will never admit they voted Conservative. Jeffrey Archer

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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

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I haven't given up on working... across the aisle on issues and maybe it'll take an election or two for that to fully ferment, maybe it you know sometimes it takes awhile for people to realize what the best path is. David Axelrod

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Two years before the last election you nor anyone else would have predicted that Barack Obama was going to get elected president of the United States. David Axelrod

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The true humanist maintains a just balance between sympathy and selection. Irving Babbitt

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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

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This is what happens, when, for the first time in modern history, a candidate resorts to lawsuits to try to overturn the outcome of an election for president. James Baker

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

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One of the problems we saw in the last presidential election in our party is that our nominee, while winning the election, which we ought never to forget, often lost sight of the difference between strategy and tactics. Paul Begala

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It is a shock to us in the twentieth century to discover, from observations science has made, that the fundamental mechanisms of life cannot be ascribed to natural selection, and therefore were designed. But we must deal with our shock as best we can and go on. Michael Behe

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It was a shock to people of the nineteenth century when they discovered, from observations science had made, that many features of the biological world could be ascribed to the elegant principle of natural selection. Michael Behe

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Since natural selection requires a function to select, an irreducibly complex biological system, if there is such a thing, would have to arise as an integrated unit for natural selection to have anything to act on. Michael Behe

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People are what this election is all about. Patty Berg

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The adoring crowds and overwhelming Democratic support in the 2008 election was based largely on joy at jettisoning Bush and the appeal of electing a superbly qualified charismatic African American leader. Mary Frances Berry

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

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I got involved because I wanted to help inspire more people to get off their butts and register and vote - not just in this election, but in every other election from now on, you know? Jello Biafra

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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. Joe Biden

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People never lie so much as after a hunt, during a war or before an election. Otto von Bismarck

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