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Election Math

Why the vote count is prolonged

Election Math thanks to Tim Smith

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The world is governed by opinion. - William E. Channing

Feudalism: It's your Count that votes - Daffynitions joe-ks.com

An educated people can be easily governed. - Frederick II

Liberty consists in doing what one desires. - John Stuart Mill

You campaign in poetry; you govern in prose. - Mario Cuomo

Every country has the government it deserves. - Joseph de Maistre

I never saw anything funnier than Texas politics. - Molly Ivins

If men were angels, no government would be necessary. - James Madison

Nothing is so admirable in politics as a short memory. - John Kenneth Galbraith

Pure mathematics, may it never be of any use to anyone. - Henry Smith

Political War: One in which everyone shoots from the lip - Daffynitions joe-ks.com

Sudafed: Brought litigation against a government official - Daffynitions joe-ks.com

Bad officials are elected by good citizens who do not vote. - George Jean Nathan

Poetry is about the grief. Politics is about the grievance. - Robert Frost

Liberty means responsibility. That is why most men dread it. - George Bernard Shaw

Every decent man is ashamed of the government he lives under. - H L Mencken

A society of sheep must in time beget a government of wolves. - Bertrand de Jouvenel

An honest man in politics shines more than he would elsewhere. - Mark Twain

We have the best government in the world... that money can buy. - Mark Twain

Politics is too serious a matter to be left to the politicians. - Charles de Gaulle

It's a terrible shame that politics has become show business. - Sydney Pollack

We would all like to vote for the best man but he is never a candidate. - Kin Hubbard

Politics is a profession where the paths of glory lead but to the gravy. - Billy Boy Franklin

In politics, madame, you need two things: friends, but above all an enemy. - Brian Mulroney

Vote for the man who promises least; he'll be the least disappointing. - Bernard Baruch

Government can't give us anything without depriving us of something else. - Henry Hazlitt

No man is good enough to govern another man without that other's consent. - Abraham Lincoln

Democracy used to be a good thing, but now it has gotten into the wrong hands. - Jesse Helms

A filmmaker we almost lost to politics... my friend and colleague, Warren Beatty. - Jack Nicholson

Film is one of the three universal languages, the other two: mathematics and music. - Frank Capra

The secret of political bargaining is to look more strong than what you really are. - Subhash Bose

Political success is the ability, when the inevitable occurs, to get credit for it. - Laurence J Peter

Ideas are great arrows, but there has to be a bow. And politics is the bow of idealism. - Bill Moyers

I learned a long time ago in Hollywood that the only person I should vote for is myself. - Jack Nicholson

I know not what course others may take, but as for me, give me liberty, or give me death. - Patrick Henry

Democracy substitutes election by the incompetent many for appointment by the corrupt few. - George Bernard Shaw

That government is best which governs the least, because its people discipline themselves. - Thomas Jefferson

Mathematics is the cheapest science. All one needs for mathematics is a pencil and a paper. - George Polya

A diplomat is a man who always remembers a woman's birthday but never remembers her age. - Robert Frost

To acquire immunity to eloquence is of the utmost importance to the citizens of a democracy. - Bertrand Russell

He knows nothing; and he thinks he knows everything. That points clearly to a political career. - George Bernard Shaw

There are 3 kinds of people in this world: those who are good at math, and those who aren't. - Unknown

A little government and a little luck are necessary in life, but only a fool trusts either of them. - P.J. O'Rourke

It's our experience that political leaders don't always mean the opposite of what they say. - Abba Eban

If I feel unhappy, I do mathematics to become happy. If I am happy, I do mathematics to keep happy. - Alfred Renyi

The single most exciting thing you encounter in government is competence, because it's so rare. - Daniel P Moynihan

Why pay money to have your family tree traced; go into politics and your opponents will do it for you. - Unknown

Animals are like little children a bit. They're simple. They don't have politics driving them. - Annabelle Sabloff

Americans should not go abroad to slay dragons they do not understand in the name of spreading democracy. - John Quincy Adams

Mathematics is distinguished from all other sciences except only ethics, in standing in no need of ethics. - Charles Peirce

We don't have inflation because we are living too well. We have it because government is living too well. - Ronald Reagan

Just because you do not take an interest in politics doesn't mean politics won't take an interest in you. - Pericles (430 B.C.)

Love, like democracy, can survive almost any attack - except neglect, indifference and maybe an arrow in the back. - Unknown

There is a certain enthusiasm in liberty that makes human nature rise above itself, in acts of bravery and heroism. - Alexander Hamilton

Politics is the only business where doing nothing other than making the other guy look bad is an acceptable outcome. - Mark Warner

Canada's political parties spend a few years in opposition and then govern as if it's permanent payback time. - Bob Rae

Democracy is two wolves and a lamb voting on what to have for lunch. Liberty is a well-armed lamb contesting the vote. - Benjamin Franklin

Mathematics is indeed dangerous in that it absorbs students to such a degree that it dulls their senses to everything else. - Prinz zu Hohlenlohe-Ingelfingen Kraft

One lesson you better learn if you want to be in politics is that you never go out on a golf course and beat the President. - Lyndon B. Johnson

In this world of sin and sorrow there is always something to be thankful for; as for me, I rejoice that I am not a Republican. - H L Mencken

An election is coming. Universal peace is declared, and the foxes have a sincere interest in prolonging the lives of the poultry. - George Eliot

The workers' and peasants' government proposes to all warring peoples... negotiations leading to a just, democratic peace. - Lenin

I tell them that if they will occupy themselves with the study of mathematics they will find it the best remedy against the lusts of the flesh. - Thomas Mann

Ever occur to you why some of us can be this much concerned with animals suffering? Because government is not. Why not? Animals don't vote. - Paul Harvey

Regarded simply as a politician, and compared with the other leading political figures of our time, how clean a smell he has managed to leave behind. - Mahatma Gandhi


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