Quotations on Voting

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I will continue my consistent record of voting for lower taxes, less spending and fewer regulations to make our government more effective and efficient while upholding our Constitution.
- Roscoe Bartlett
(Keywords: Government, Constitution, Taxes, Voting, Will)

I'm totally down with insurrection in the street. I've had a great time with that over the years. Insurrection in the voting booth is the other part of the equation.
- Jello Biafra
(Keywords: Time, Voting, Years)

In my lifetime, we've gone from Eisenhower to George W. Bush. We've gone from John F. Kennedy to Al Gore. If this is evolution, I believe that in twelve years, we'll be voting for plants.
- Lewis Black
(Keywords: Evolution, Plants, Voting, Years)

Every citizen of this country should be guaranteed that their vote matters, that their vote is counted, and that in the voting booth, their vote has a much weight as that of any CEO, any member of Congress, or any President.
- Barbara Boxer
(Keywords: Congress, Country, President, Vote, Voting, Weight)

The difference between a democracy and a dictatorship is that in a democracy you vote first and take orders later; in a dictatorship you don't have to waste your time voting.
- Charles Bukowski
(Keywords: Time, Democracy, Dictatorship, Difference, First, Vote, Voting, Waste)

For our white members, voting is something they have done for hundreds of years. But for us, it is not such a traumatic thing, because we have never participated in an election.
- Mangosuthu Buthelezi
(Keywords: Voting, Years)

The Republicans have put together serious detailed counter-proposals when we have objected to this administration's agenda. And so, I want to tell the President and remind him again, we're not voting no for political expediency. We've got our principles, and we're going to stand up and defend those.
- Eric Cantor
(Keywords: Expediency, President, Principles, Republicans, Voting, Want)

Well, first of all, I think that a lot of the voters who are voting for the tea party candidates have really good impulses. That is, they believe that for years and years and years, the people with wealth and power or government power have done well and ordinary people have not. That's true.
- William J. Clinton
(Keywords: Government, Power, People, Wealth, First, Impulses, Party, Tea, Voting, Years)

The act of voting by ordinary Iraqis in the face of extreme danger confirms President Bush's belief that people around the globe, when given a chance, will choose liberty and democracy over enslavement and tyranny.
- John Ensign
(Keywords: People, Belief, Act, Chance, Danger, Democracy, Extreme, Liberty, President, Tyranny, Voting, Will)

I'm voting for Gore because the other is unthinkable. Which most of us will probably do. I hope all of us. I've always liked Ralph Nader and would like to see a real third party, but the thought of George Bush as president is unthinkable.
- Richard Gere
(Keywords: Thought, Hope, Party, President, Voting, Will)

I hope that no American will waste his franchise and throw away his vote by voting either for me or against me solely on account of my religious affiliation. It is not relevant.
- John F. Kennedy
(Keywords: Hope, American, Religious, Vote, Voting, Waste, Will)

The increase in straight-ticket party voting in recent years means that competitive congressional races can tip one way or the other depending on the showing of the candidates at the top of the ticket.
- Thomas E. Mann
(Keywords: Party, Voting, Years)

Last month, the Iraqi people went to the polls, voting in their first free election in more than 50 years.
- John M. McHugh
(Keywords: People, First, Voting, Years)

American youth attributes much more importance to arriving at driver's license age than at voting age.
- Marshall McLuhan
(Keywords: Age, American, Importance, Voting, Youth)

Parts of the Voting Rights Act are due to expire next year if Congress doesn't extend them, including the section that guarantees that voting rights will be protected by the federal government.
- Marty Meehan
(Keywords: Government, Act, Congress, Rights, Voting, Will)

Nobody will ever deprive the American people of the right to vote except the American people themselves and the only way they could do this is by not voting.
- Franklin D. Roosevelt
(Keywords: People, American, Right, Vote, Voting, Will)

Also in the new constitution, we want to lower the voting age from 20 years to 18 years and also gradually implement a voluntary military service in replacement of the current compulsory military service.
- Chen Shui-bian
(Keywords: Age, Constitution, Military, Service, Voting, Want, Years)

People who vote against this today are voting against me and I will not forget.
- Ted Stevens
(Keywords: People, Forget, Today, Vote, Voting, Will)

If U.S. national sovereignty continues, it is only as a state that Puerto Rico will have permanent 10th Amendment powers over its non-federal affairs, as well as voting power in Congress.
- Dick Thornburgh
(Keywords: Power, Congress, State, Voting, Will)

As long as Florida remains a swing state, Cuban exiles in Florida will remain a very powerful voting bloc.
- Joshua A. Tucker
(Keywords: State, Voting, Will)

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