A fool and his money are soon elected.
I don't need to remind you about the scandals. You have unique power to restore our faith in elected leaders.
Whether it comes from a despotic sovereign or an elected president, from a murderous general or a beloved leader, I see power as an inhuman and hateful phenomenon.
[Cleaner air] has been a pretty clear directive from our elected leaders and our customers. We know that our car-crazed culture contributes to [air pollution] in a big way.
I think it starts at the very top with the elected officials, goes to the appointed officials, goes to the Department of Criminal Justice ... and down to the prison employees who were very lax that day.
Twenty-one years ago today Saddam Hussein was first elected president of Iraq and he has been re-elected ever since. Apparently they have the same electoral process we do, you don't need the popular vote to win.
Now see, a lot of critics are saying Arnold can't get elected because he's just an ambitious guy with a famous name, who doesn't know anything about running the government. Didn't hurt George Bush.
We think it?s very ironic this is happening under an administration that was re-elected because of its values. The larger challenge for the vast majority of (public employees) is: How can they do their jobs faithfully, and survive?
I'm shocked and incredibly disappointed; they're arrogant and drunk with power. If I'm elected, I would like to bring Mark Pentz back if he wants to come back. The man has shown tremendous character.
The most damaging bills were defeated. One bill that would have allowed any communication between elected officials to become private was taken out. It required a lot of work among the news media and public interest groups to stop this and all the work paid off.
Who can complain about somebody that gets elected, when nobody went and voted for him? If you don't like the Democrats, pick you a Republican. Pick somebody. Get off the couch and go vote.
I'm not going to change my views after I get elected, ... People aren't going to have to hire lobbyists and stuff like that to know where I'm going to stand on an issue. I'm pretty much predictable right down the line.
The national Reform Party did nothing -- zero -- to get me elected.
This event is a time for elected officials - many of whom are facing a vote on June 5 on the discriminatory Federal Marriage Amendment - to see the faces of their constituents and see in a very real way that we are about family values, too. One of our core family values is simple, basic equality for all of our family members, and we want our legislators to understand what it means. That's what this day is about.
It was a private conversation between myself and another elected official, and that's the end of it. We can work on other issues.
This text amendment to our zoning code is a welcome and needed provision. It allows for the local elected officials to not have their hands tied in making decisions for future development requests.
I'm sorry, I sawed off the legs of the Periodic table, I re-elected the president. I did it, it was all my fault... I did many bad things and I am so sorry.
We had a great convention. ... We elected a great slate of McCain delegates for the convention in Philadelphia.
Our issue is local control, local government by local elected people.
Our elected officials won't go against what the public wants. The public still has a say in the process. The election process is cumbersome to decision making.
I'm not trying to be insensitive to other parishes, but I was elected to represent the residents of Jefferson Parish, ... And as long as hurricane season is still open, we have to protect this parish.
It's the will of politicians trying to get re-elected, ... We are continuously trying to get ourselves reelected, trying to be tougher than the next guy, and at some point it has got to end. And this commute is where it is.
But this is not a job we do to win popularity points, ... I was elected to enforce the law. And anytime a grown man has sex with a child, it's not a close call for me.
I think elected leaders who cherish our unique freedoms outlined in the Bill of Rights of our Constitution should act very carefully to ensure the ability of Americans to educate and inform our elected leaders is not restricted.
The truth of the matter is that the Bush Administration is unhappy that the people of Venezuela democratically elected a president who does not pledge full allegiance to American interests, ... Therefore they cannot resist attacking President Hugo ChÃ¡vez every chance they get and blaming him for every development in the region that they dislike.