Election Day/Voting Quotes

Voting is a civic sacrament.
-Theodore Hesburgh

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

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 as much weight as that of any CEO, any member of Congress or any President.
-Barbara Boxer

Democracy is the only system that persists in asking the powers that be whether they are the powers that ought to be.
-Sydney J. Harris

A politician thinks of the next election. A statesman, of the next generation.
-James Freeman Clarke

How come we choose from just two people to run for president and 50 for Miss America?
-Author Unknown

If American women would increase their voting by ten percent, I think we would see an end to all of the budget cuts in programs benefiting women and children.
-Coretta Scott

Voting is the expression of our commitment to ourselves, one another, this country and this world.
-Sharon Salzberg