Top 35 General Election Quotes

Words matter. These are the best General Election Quotes from famous people such as Clare Short, Philip Hammond, Zoe Buckman, Jeff Greenfield, James Cleverly, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.

And we know there has been horrendous loss of life and

And we know there has been horrendous loss of life and suffering and we know that there is anger. Anyone who came anywhere near the general election in constituencies with a substantial Muslim population knows that.
Clare Short
We have got this Damocles’ sword of Standard and Poor’s hanging over us, with the commitment they have made to review Britain’s credit rating in the summer of 2010 after the general election. Everybody in Britain has a vital interest in ensuring that the triple A credit rating agency is maintained.
Philip Hammond
I’m a Brit, so I come from a country where in the run-up to a general election, no one talks about abortion.
Zoe Buckman
Remember, the first presidential candidate to reject public financing for both the primary and general election was… Barack Obama, in 2008. He did it, in spite of a flat pledge to the contrary, because his campaign saw that it could vastly outspend John McCain.
Jeff Greenfield
One of the big learnings both out of the referendum, and out of 2017 general election is that parties that don’t have a professional network on the ground slightly lose the ability to hear what local people are saying, so we’ve reestablished our network of campaign managers out in the field.
James Cleverly
What happens traditionally in a campaign is they will go out to their list once or twice a week to raise money from their fund-raisers, but when a candidate gets to a general election, you get some donor fatigue because they’ve already maxed out their campaign to give.
Corey Lewandowski
You had 42 blacks that ran on the Republican ticket this Cycle, 14 made of them made it to the general election and two of us made it to the House of Representatives. So I think that there is a new movement that needs to have a voice in the Congressional Black Caucus.
Allen West
Newspapers can make their own judgment in terms of who they support in a general election. Our responsibility is to make a considered judgment about where the national interest lies.
Douglas Alexander
History shows one important fact: the results of competitive special elections from Hawaii to New York are poor indicators of broader trends or future general election outcomes.
Pete Sessions
I know what it takes to win. I know a general election is going to come down to not only Republican voters but my ability to connect with independent and women voters.
Ryan Frazier
What’s important is that, come the general election, people think the right things of you. They think that you’ve got the right values and the right policies. And that you’re the right kind of person to lead the country.
George Osborne
I think we do want a front-runner from the Republican Party who can win the general election.
Pat Robertson
It’s fun to perform Bernie Sanders and give his boring percentages and fact-based points to address some ridiculous Trumpisms, because that was always my fantasy for what the general election would look like.
James Adomian
When you have a general election result you don’t like, you don’t have another general election.
Nicholas Soames
I remember the day after the general election when Harold Wilson had lost, I remember quite clearly cycling from my house in Hutton along Long Ridings and feeling what a relief to live in a country with a Tory government again.
Philip Hammond
When I was first elected I got 50% of the vote in ’77 in the general election. In ’81 I got 75%. In ’85, I got 78%. No mayor has ever gotten that high a vote. So it was not an issue. Except for people who were very hostile to me. They thought they would injure me.
Ed Koch
The Florida Jewish community is incredibly important in the primary and will be that important in the general election as well.
Ted Deutch
There wasn’t a Scottish nationalist MP elected at any general election when we were outside the E.U.
Michael Gove
I always believed that WikiLeaks as a concept would perform a global role, and to some degree it was clear that it was doing that as far back as 2007 when it changed the result of the Kenyan general election.
Julian Assange
How it is that within 60 days of a general election issue, groups can no longer tell voters that a Member of Congress votes pro-abortion, against guns, against the environment or whatever else is beyond me.
Paul Weyrich
Bill and Hillary Clinton have one central idea in their uncluttered, ambitious minds: Hillary in 2008. Let Bush get re-elected, use the ’04 primaries and general election to clean out the underbrush of competing Democratic candidates, and proceed unimpeded to the ’08 nomination.
Dick Morris
Typically, the view of party leaders is that primaries are best avoided. Better to coalesce around a consensus candidate early, help that candidate amass a mighty bankroll, and focus the attention of volunteers, activists and other stakeholders on the general election.
Steve Kornacki