Quotations that match 'ballot'.

It is a sign of the times that the absence of meaningful ID requirements in many states leaves our voting process vulnerable to fraud and allows legal votes to be cancelled out by illegally cast ballots. Virgil Goode
[ Absence Allows Ballots Cancelled Cast Fraud Id Illegally Leaves Legal Many Meaningful Our Out Process Requirements Sign States Times Votes Voting Vulnerable]
First, take the government of the Indians out of politics; second, let the laws of the Indians be the same as those of the whites; third, give the Indian the ballot. George Crook
[ Ballot First Give Government Indian Indians Laws Out Politics Same Second Take Third Those Whites]
Democrats believe they can win at the ballot box by obstructing, and they would rather win the next election than move America forward. Virginia Foxx
[ America Ballot Believe Box Democrats Election Forward Move Next Obstructing Rather Than Win Would]
To imply that religious believers have no right to engage moral questions in the public square or at the ballot is simply to establish a Reichian secularism as our state faith. Maggie Gallagher
[ Ballot Believers Engage Establish Faith Imply Moral Our Public Questions Religious Right Secularism Simply Square State]
I therefore shared fully the intense chagrin of the New York and other State delegations when, on the third ballot, Abraham Lincoln received a larger vote than Seward. Henry Villard
[ Abraham Ballot Chagrin Fully Intense Larger Lincoln New Other Received Seward Shared State Than Therefore Third Vote York]
What a rush it was to plunge into the bin of official decision and cast a ballot in favor of FUN. Wavy Gravy
[ Ballot Bin Cast Decision Favor Fun Into Official Plunge Rush]
If it went on the ballot in Colorado, I would vote to lower the drinking age. Pete Coors
[ Age Ballot Colorado Drinking Lower Vote Went Would]
Ballots are the rightful and peaceful successors to bullets. Abraham Lincoln
[ Ballots Bullets Peaceful Rightful Successors]
Like Lincoln, I would like to believe the ballot is stronger than the bullet. Then again, he said that before he got shot. Sarah Vowell
[ Again Ballot Before Believe Bullet Got Lincoln Said Shot Stronger Than Then Would]
The ballot is stronger than the bullet. Abraham Lincoln
[ Ballot Bullet Stronger Than]
I don't doubt a number of those ballots, of those votes that were cast for me, probably were intended for Vice President Gore. Pat Buchanan
[ Ballots Cast Doubt Gore Intended Number President Probably Those Vice Votes Were]
Oftentimes during the period in which conventions really did business, you had situations where the delegates were divided and you would have ballot after ballot before there was a final nominee. Michael Beschloss
[ After Ballot Before Business Conventions Delegates Did Divided During Final Had Nominee Oftentimes Period Really Situations Were Where Which Would]
We've got ballots flying around, being counted by hand, arriving by truck and in God knows whose custody. David Axelrod
[ Around Arriving Ballots Being Counted Custody Flying God Got Hand Knows Truck Whose]
The time has come for justice at the ballot box, and justice in the courts, and justice in the legislative halls, and justice in the governor's office. John Jay Hooker
[ Ballot Box Come Courts Governor Halls Justice Legislative Office Time]
That's what my Dad always told me, on the ballot, they should always have a third choice, like none of the above, then if enough people picked that, they'd have to get new candidates. Meg White
[ Above Always Ballot Candidates Choice Dad Enough Get New None Picked Should Then Third Told]
Vote counting and ballot collecting does not occur in the light of day. There are too many occasions when observers and opposing parties lose contact with the ballots. Bob Schaffer
[ Ballot Ballots Collecting Contact Counting Day Does Light Lose Many Observers Occasions Occur Opposing Parties Too Vote]
One of the nuisances of the ballot is that when the oracle has spoken you never know what it means. Lord Salisbury
[ Ballot Know Means Never Oracle Spoken]
First rule of politics: you can't win unless you're on the ballot. Second rule: If you run, you may lose. And, if you tie, you do not win. Donald Rumsfeld
[ Ballot First Lose May Politics Rule Run Second Tie Unless Win]
The worker must have bread, but she must have roses, too. Help, you women of privilege, give her the ballot to fight with. Rose Schneiderman
[ Ballot Bread Fight Give Help Her Must Privilege Roses She Too Women Worker]
To give victory to the right, not bloody bullets, but peaceful ballots only, are necessary. Abraham Lincoln
[ Ballots Bloody Bullets Give Necessary Only Peaceful Right Victory]
With regard to the ballot, it is worthy of remark that no meeting has been held in favour of Reform at which the ballot has not been strongly insisted upon. John Bright
[ Ballot Been Favour Held Insisted Meeting Reform Regard Remark Strongly Upon Which Worthy]
Given the right to a free ballot, the people would support my return. Benazir Bhutto
[ Ballot Free Given Return Right Support Would]
Printing ballots in multiple languages costs millions of dollars every year. It also discourages immigrants from integrating into American society and gaining the benefits that come from speaking English. Ernest Istook
[ Also American Ballots Benefits Come Costs Discourages Dollars English Every Gaining Immigrants Integrating Into Languages Millions Multiple Printing Society Speaking Year]
I think the elections have gone well, although there is so much insecurity in Iraq. So far during the counting of ballots, there has not been a significant complaint. We have to wait to see what the outcome of the counting is. Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani
[ Although Ballots Been Complaint Counting During Elections Far Gone Insecurity Iraq Much Outcome See Significant Think Wait Well]
Once the Afghan people vote and they choose their President with direct, secret ballot from all over the country, there will be a lot of difference in this country and a lot of legitimate power to flow with implementation. Hamid Karzai
[ Afghan Ballot Choose Country Difference Direct Flow Implementation Legitimate Lot Once Over Power President Secret Their Vote Will]
Well, first of all, I was asked by Ross Perot on a telephone call in March of 1992 if, since he had committed on the Larry King Show to becoming a candidate for president, to get on all 50 ballots. James Stockdale
[ Asked Ballots Becoming Call Candidate Committed First Get Had King Larry March Perot President Ross Show Since Telephone Well]
We've had to be creative to get on the ballot. Kinky Friedman
[ Ballot Creative Get Had]
South Australia was the first community to give the secret ballot for political elections. Catherine Helen Spence
[ Australia Ballot Community Elections First Give Political Secret South]
The closer a Negro got to the ballot box, the more he looked like a rapist. E. Franklin Frazier
[ Ballot Box Closer Got Looked More Negro Rapist]
But say some, would you expose woman to the contact of rough, rude, drinking, swearing, fighting men at the ballot box? What a humiliating confession lies in this plea for keeping woman in the background! Ernestine Rose
[ Background Ballot Box Confession Contact Drinking Expose Fighting Humiliating Keeping Lies Men Plea Rough Rude Say Some Swearing Woman Would]
Suffrage, noun. Expression of opinion by means of a ballot. The right of suffrage (which is held to be both a privilege and a duty) means, as commonly interpreted, the right to vote for the man of another man's choice, and is highly prized. Ambrose Bierce
[ Another Ballot Both Choice Commonly Duty Expression Held Highly Interpreted Man Means Noun Opinion Privilege Prized Right Suffrage Vote Which]
On Jan. 30, millions of Iraqis will cast ballots in the country's first fair and free election in decades, marking continued progress in Iraq's transition toward a country built on the pillars of democracy and freedom for all. Jim Gerlach
[ Ballots Built Cast Continued Country Decades Democracy Election Fair First Free Freedom Iraq Iraqis Jan Marking Millions Pillars Progress Toward Transition Will]
No amount of charters, direct primaries, or short ballots will make a democracy out of an illiterate people. Walter Lippmann
[ Amount Ballots Charters Democracy Direct Illiterate Make Out Primaries Short Will]
The ballot box is the surest arbiter of disputes among free men. James Buchanan
[ Among Arbiter Ballot Box Disputes Free Men Surest]
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
[ Any Ballots Come Down Election Loose Shame Something Such Time Worry]
Men have two ways of righting their wrongs, by force and by the ballot. Both are denied to women, one by nature, the other by man. Ida A. Harper
[ Ballot Both Denied Force Man Men Nature Other Their Two Ways Women Wrongs]
The final ballots represent players, managers, executives and builders who are top-tier candidates and worthy of review for consideration for election to the Hall of Fame. Fay Vincent
[ Ballots Builders Candidates Consideration Election Executives Fame Final Hall Managers Players Represent Review Worthy]
Proposition 19 already is a winner no matter what happens on election day. The mere fact of its being on the ballot has elevated and legitimized public discourse about marijuana and marijuana policy in ways I could not have imagined a year ago. George Soros
[ Ago Already Ballot Being Could Day Discourse Election Elevated Fact Happens Imagined Matter Mere Policy Proposition Public Ways Winner Year]
Surely these women won't lose any more of their beauty and charm by putting a ballot in a ballot box once a year than they are likely to lose standing in foundries or laundries all year round. There is no harder contest than the contest for bread, let me tell you that. Rose Schneiderman
[ Any Ballot Beauty Box Bread Charm Contest Foundries Harder Likely Lose More Once Putting Round Standing Surely Tell Than Their These Women Won Year]
There are many hands touching ballots after a voter drops his ballot into the ballot box. There is no guarantee of ballot secrecy for anyone, which makes the whole system vulnerable to intimidation and bribery. Bob Schaffer
[ After Anyone Ballot Ballots Box Bribery Drops Guarantee Hands His Intimidation Into Makes Many Secrecy System Touching Voter Vulnerable Which Whole]
Demand the ballot as the undeniable right of every man who is called to the poll, and take special care that the old constitutional rule and principle, by which majorities alone shall decide in Parliamentary elections, shall not be violated. John Bright
[ Alone Ballot Called Care Constitutional Decide Demand Elections Every Majorities Man Old Parliamentary Poll Principle Right Rule Shall Special Take Undeniable Violated Which]
The power of the ballot we need in sheer defense, else what shall save us from a second slavery? W. E. B. Du Bois
[ Ballot Defense Else Need Power Save Second Shall Sheer Slavery Us]
The South resented giving the Afro-American his freedom, the ballot box and the Civil Rights Law. Ida B. Wells
[ Ballot Box Civil Freedom Giving His Law Resented Rights South]
If you had found the right candidate in 2000 or 2004, and you could have put that man or woman, given them ballot access in September of the election year, they could have won the election. Hamilton Jordan
[ Access Ballot Candidate Could Election Found Given Had Man Put Right September Them Woman Won Year]
The accolade of your peers is very exciting, always. There's lots of good stuff on the ballot. Cory Doctorow
[ Always Ballot Exciting Good Lots Peers Stuff Very Your]
We love the ability of the people to influence the actions of decision-makers, of lawmakers and presidents to be removed from or elevated to office by the will of voters, and of the community to connect amongst diverse populations through the ballot box. Charles Rangel
[ Ability Actions Amongst Ballot Box Community Connect Diverse Elevated Influence Lawmakers Love Office Populations Presidents Removed Through Voters Will]
When and under what conditions is the black man to have a free ballot? When is he in fact to have those full civil rights which have so long been his in law? Benjamin Harrison
[ Ballot Been Black Civil Conditions Fact Free Full His Law Long Man Rights Those Under Which]
More than 10,000 ballots in Miami-Dade County have been rejected by some machine without any opportunity for a human being to take a look. That is just not right. Patricia Ireland
[ Any Ballots Been Being County Human Just Look Machine More Opportunity Rejected Right Some Take Than Without]
Votes in federal elections are cast and counted in a highly decentralized and variable fashion, with no uniform ballots and few national standards. Thomas E. Mann
[ Ballots Cast Counted Elections Fashion Federal Few Highly National Standards Uniform Variable Votes]
I am acutely aware that you have not elected me as your President by your ballots, so I ask you to confirm me with your prayers. Gerald R. Ford
[ Acutely Am Ask Aware Ballots Confirm Elected Prayers President Your]
Sharpton is not even on the Presidential primary ballot here in Louisiana. Tony Brown
[ Ballot Even Here Louisiana Presidential Primary Sharpton]
The ballot is stronger than bullets. Joseph A. Schumpeter
[ Ballot Bullets Stronger Than]