elected quotes

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

A tiny and closed fraternity of privileged men, elected by no one, and enjoying a monopoly sanctioned and licensed by government.Spiro T. Agnew

From early on, everything I did was calculated to being elected to Congress.Carl Albert

I think back a little bit when President Bush was elected President and what kind of economy he inherited from the Clinton administration. The economy was going down. It was not doing well.Wayne Allard

I'm not an elected official who puts a finger in the wind to see what the majority thinks; I represent women, whether they're popular or not.Gloria Allred

If George W. Bush is elected president, I'm leaving for France.Robert Altman

Of course, it is always nice to poll well, but if you don't get representatives elected, then what is the point?Marta Andreasen

The first time Haiti had free and fair democratic elections was 1990, when I was elected.Jean-Bertrand Aristide

I am the constitutionally and legitimately elected sheriff, and I absolutely refuse to surrender my responsibility to the federal government.Joe Arpaio

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

You know, we - if, for example, Jerry Brown can withstand, you know, what will probably end up being $200 million of spending by his opponent and get elected governor of California, that will be a big victory in the nation's largest state.David Axelrod

For me, a better democracy is a democracy where women do not only have the right to vote and to elect but to be elected.Michelle Bachelet

When I was first elected I was puzzled why they were holding events in my honor as a mere freshman. I asked myself, why is a federal entity so involved in political activity?Brian Baird

Bush wasn't elected, he was selected - selected by five judges up in Washington who voted along party lines.Alec Baldwin

Somebody asked me, 'Why do people like vampires so much?' This was right after Obama had been elected and I said, 'Because we just spent eight years being sucked dry by one.'J. G. Ballard

The federal government has failed us, so we, the elected officials of small-town America, are getting tough with illegal immigration.Lou Barletta

Young people are being elected for School Boards all over the country.Birch Bayh

I think we have a number of young people - like yourself - who want to make a difference. I'm not sure the numbers are as large because I think the burden of getting elected to public office at the national level has become astronomically expensive.Birch Bayh

When the American people elected Barack Obama and large Democrat majorities, the die was cast. ObamaCare was coming. Popular or not, constitutional or not, affordable or not, it didn't matter.Bob Beauprez

Obliging elected Democrats willingly pander to the radical lefties who elevated them to their throne.Bob Beauprez