Elections


  • It is not the votes that count but who counts the votes .


    Elections, Voting

  • Death to anyone who drops chewing gum.
    [at the Mayor of London election]


    Elections

  • Vote for the man who promises least. He’ll be the least disappointing.


    Elections

  • Have you ever seen a candidate talking to a rich person on television?


    Elections

  • Every election is a sort of advance auction sale of stolen goods.


    Elections

  • The rule of thumb of UK elections is that the party leader who looks most like middle England wins.


    Elections

  • Hell I never vote for anybody. I always vote against.


    Elections

  • The hardest thing about any political campaign is how to win without proving that you are unworthy of winning.


    Elections

  • When you turn an election into a three ring circus, there’s always a chance the dancing bear will win.


    Elections

  • Nothing is more fickle than people in a crowd, nothing harder to discover than how men intend to vote, nothing trickier than the whole way in which elections work.


    Elections

  • You don’t need to fool all of the people all of the time, you just need to fool enough of the people for the duration of a six-week campaign.


    Elections

  • The trouble with free elections is, you never know who is going to get in.


    Elections

  • Elections are won by men and women chiefly because most people vote against somebody rather than for somebody.


    Elections