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Voting

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About Put

Lost in much of the national debate about immigration reform is how Democrats ultimately stand to gain electorally with any legislation or executive action that would put the newly legalized residents on a path to voting.

- Aaron Klein

Other Nearly

The Civil Rights Act of 1964 laid the foundation for the Voting Rights Act of 1965, but it also addressed nearly every other aspect of daily life in a would-be free democratic society.

- Aberjhani

Democracy Counting

It's not the voting that's democracy, it's the counting.

- Al Smith

Work Right

Science doesn't work by voting. Did people vote on the theory of relativity? No! It's either right or it's wrong. Do we vote on whether genetics is a good theory or not? Of course not.

- Alan Stern

Constitutional Part

I believe same-day registration has to be part of comprehensive reform of our voting systems that will also restore pre-clearance, shorten lines at polls, and ensure that no one who wants to vote is denied their constitutional right.

- Amy Klobuchar

Easier Fronts

There are many fronts in the fight to make voting easier for all.

- Amy Klobuchar

Add Significant

You add one million citizens to the voting rolls in this state, that's a significant, significant difference. You do that nationwide, it's a significant difference.

- Andrew Cuomo

Believing Been

Having personally watched the Voting Rights Act being signed into law that August day, I can't begin to imagine how we could have all been so wrong in believing that more Americans would vote once they were all truly free to do so.

- Andrew Young

Fundamental Returns

Voting is fundamental in our democracy. It has yielded enormous returns.

- Arlen Specter

Dead Exercising

Voting the names of the dead, and the nonexistent, and the too-mentally-impaired to function, cancels out the votes of citizens who are exercising their rights - that's suppression by any light.

- Artur Davis

Waste Your

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

Indifference His

Mr. Sessions' conduct as a U.S. Attorney, from his politically-motivated voting fraud prosecutions to his indifference toward criminal violations of civil rights laws, indicated that he lacks the temperament, fairness and judgment to be a federal judge.

- Coretta Scott King

Hampshire His

The people of New Hampshire want someone in the U.S. Senate with clear, concise views on terrorism. They'll judge a congressman based on the people he associates with, his voting record, and his campaign contributions.

- Corey Lewandowski

Conservative About

When New Labour came to power, we got a Right-wing Conservative government. I came to realise that voting Labour wasn't in Scotland's interests any more. Any doubt I had about that was cast aside for ever when I saw Gordon Brown cosying up to Margaret Thatcher in Downing Street.

- Jimmy Reid

Handsome Movie

I'm elected. I don't report to any politician. I report to the people. If I had to report to any politician, I'd quit tomorrow. I'm not tall, dark and handsome. They don't vote for me because I look like a movie star. I can't get that vote. People keep voting for me because they like what I do.

- Joe Arpaio

Law Profession

Women ought to be fully guarded by law in all rights of property, labor, profession, etc.; but, roughly stated, the voting population ought to represent the fighting population.

- John Boyle O'Reilly

Ethnicity Lot

You ask people what their ethnicity is, and a lot of Scots-Irish people either don't know or if they know it they just don't acknowledge it. It's not something they really identify with. They're just plain old Americans, plain vanilla. I don't think they are a self-conscious voting bloc.

- John Shelton Reed

Ethnic Another

There's an enormous difference between voting for a candidate because you hate another ethnic group and voting for a candidate because he's a member of your ethnic group.

- Jonathan Haidt

Love Voices

I love voting day. I love the sight of my fellow citizens lining up to make their voices heard.

- Beth Broderick

Committed Obamacare

I'm committed to voting to repeal Obamacare or defending it as much as possible.

- Blake Farenthold

Choose Always

When I have to choose between voting for the people or the special interests, I always stick with the special interests. They remember. The people forget.

- Henry F. Ashurst

Personal Individual

Voting is an individual, personal thing.

- Hill Harper

Ordinary Leaders

Democracy is not just voting for your leaders; it's really premised upon ordinary citizens understanding the issues.

- Howard Rheingold

Rest Middle

Something is clearly wrong with Kansas and the rest of Middle America when it comes to letting economic self-interest guide their voting.

- Howell Raines

Denial Adequate

The failure in Ohio to have adequate voting capacity for the people who were registered and eligible to vote was an absolute denial of their right to vote.

- Carol Moseley Braun

More Than

Democracy must be something more than two wolves and a sheep voting on what to have for dinner.

- James Bovard

Process Country

The Voting Rights Act of 1965 was indeed a vital instrument of democracy, ensuring the integrity and reliability of a democratic process that we as a Country hold so dear.

- Charles B. Rangel

Equipment Having

We have no basis for having a recall of any particular type of voting equipment because there are no standards. And when we do have standards, even these standards are required to be voluntary.

- DeForest Soaries

More Rejecting

Let the people decide whom to vote for, who has more authority. And only people, only our citizens, are able to place the final emphasis, voting for this or that person or political force, or rejecting it. That's democracy.

- Dmitry Medvedev

Informed Adequately

Being adequately informed is a democratic duty, just as the vote is a democratic right. A misinformed electorate, voting without knowledge, is not a true democracy.

- Jay Griffiths

The Most Important

The most important accomplishment, I believe, was my voting against the First World War.

- Jeannette Rankin

Sing Them

I can make them voting machines sing Home Sweet Home.

- Earl Long

Voice Add

By voting, we add our voice to the chorus that forms opinions and the basis for actions.

- Jens Stoltenberg

Commercial Spilling

With greater extensibility and programmability, bitcoin can evolve to enable transformations in how all forms of property are secured and exchanged, how voting and governance function, including spilling into the automation of commercial law, audit, and accounting.

- Jeremy Allaire

Education Health

There is a self interest in voting for a society where there is health care for all, where there's a mental health service for all, where there is education service for all.

- Jeremy Corbyn

Hands 50 States

Well, my personal mission statement is that we want marriage equality in all 50 states. We want it not to be a state-by-state issue. We don't want it to be something the majority is voting on. I don't think the civil rights of any minority should be in the hands of any majority.

- Jesse Tyler Ferguson

Say Making

If someone says, 'Democracy is a sham, those people don't speak for me... the system's rigged,' you say, 'Vote.' Someone says, 'I was making a statement by not voting,' and then you say, 'Well I can't hear it.'

- Jesse Williams

Bill Clinton Bill

Don't forget to vote for Bill Clinton and Al Gore. Stay home if you're voting for Dole.

- Eleanor Mondale

Politics Make

If voting changed anything, they'd make it illegal.

- Emma Goldman

Tell Republicans

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

Surrender Protest

Not voting is not a protest. It is a surrender.

- Keith Ellison

Changed Abolish

If voting changed anything, they'd abolish it.

- Ken Livingstone

Will Could

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

Lifetime Bush

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

Politician Give

Latinos have enough voting power now to decide elections, and every smart politician knows this.We can't afford to give our vote to those who alienate us, but neither to those who take us for granted.

- Lionel Sosa

Brought Period

The Voting Rights Act of 1965 brought an end to the ugly Jim Crow period in American history.

- Lisa Murkowski

Politics Sacrament

Voting is a civic sacrament.

- Theodore Hesburgh

Other Slightly

Naturally, when it comes to voting, we in Texas are accustomed to discerning that fine hair's-breadth worth of difference that makes one hopeless dipstick slightly less awful than the other. But it does raise the question: Why bother?

- Molly Ivins

Election Our

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

Decided Let Us

We have to continue to raise awareness as the Voting Rights Caucus... make sure people call into their state legislators. Let us know that they've decided they weren't going to vote because they heard it was a hassle.

- Marc Veasey

Been Voters

We have seen voters denied their rights in recent elections as they have been incorrectly purged from lists, their absentee votes not counted, and voting machine integrity and security not assured.

- Marcy Kaptur

Project Percent

We see people voting for bills that their ideals and principles are opposed to, but because their little funding project is in there, they're voting for it. We might say it's one percent of all spending but the impact of that spending is far greater.

- Sean Duffy

Government Counting

It's not the voting that's democracy; it's the counting.

- Tom Stoppard

Compare Undeniable

That Rubio is an open-borders, Chamber-of-Commerce Republican is undeniable from his record, and when conservatives compare any candidate's campaign promises to his voting record, they believe the record, not the promises.

- Tom Tancredo

Had Harry

I knew that if we were going to actually defeat Harry Reid, we had to have a candidate who would offer a sharp policy contrast. Someone who would not just pay lip service to limited government principles, but had a solid record of voting that way time and again. I'm that candidate.

- Sharron Angle

Life Had

I had incorrectly, for all of my adult life until 2008, believed the biggest voting myth that exists - that ex-felons cannot vote.

- Two Chainz

More Buy

Every time you choose a perfume, you are voting. And, of course, I hope you vote for me. Not only for my ego, but for my pocketbook. The more you buy, the more money I make.

- Oleg Cassini

Schools Record

I had a 100 percent voting record with the NRA, but I don't believe in bazookas in our schools.

- Victor Mitchell

Thinking Agreeing

Thinking isn't agreeing or disagreeing. That's voting.

- Robert Frost

Use Harmful

Every vote should carry a serial number, so that responsibility for harmful or careless use of the vote can be traced. Concealed voting should be outlawed.

- P. J. O'Rourke

Nation Go

Every time we go into the voting booth, we are choosing the moral and spiritual direction of our nation. That is a privilege and responsibility that should not be abdicated.

- Robert Jeffress

Movie Billy

Truth is, we offered it to Tom Hanks, which pretty much every movie in America does, but Tom passed. Billy Bob said that Hanks recently called and said he's voting for all of us for Oscars, he loved the film.

- Peter Berg