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You don't have to fool all the people all of the time; you just have to fool enough to get elected.

-Gerald Barzan

We have a presidential election coming up. And I think the big problem, of course, is that someone will win.

-Barry Crimmins

You campaign in poetry. You govern in prose.

-Mario Cuomo

Get the fools on your side, and you can be elected to anything.

-Frank Dane

The election is not very far off when a candidate can recognize you from across the street.

-Kin Hubbard

I have just received the following wire from my generous Daddy. It says, Dear Jack: Don't buy a single vote more than is necessary. I'll be damned if I am going to pay for a landslide.

-John F. Kennedy

If God had wanted us to vote, he would have given us candidates.

-Jay Leno

In politics, women type the letters, lick the stamps, distribute the pamphlets and get out the vote. Men get elected.

-Clare Booth Luce

Finishing second in the Olympics gets you silver. Finishing second in politics gets you oblivion.

-Richard M. Nixon

The only thing we learn from new elections is we learned nothing from the old.

-American proverb

An election is a moral horror, as bad as a battle except for the blood; a mud bath for every soul concerned with it.

-George Bernard Shaw

No part of the education of a politician is more indispensable than the fighting of elections.

-Winston Churchill

Do you ever get the feeling that the only reason we have elections is to find out if the polls were right?

-Robert Orben

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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