I am expecting to come second, at least...I am not putting in all these hours and putting up with media trying to come second, I am not...I am trying to win this damn thing.
Gower, Patrick (23 May 2009). Nats ask Act MP to lay off Melissa Lee. The New Zealand Herald. Retrieved on 2010-07-13.
"This happens...people coming in from South Auckland get to Mount Albert right?...and the thing it's like, hopefully, we could divert some of that traffic and criminals away from Mount Albert..."Melissa Lee
"I am not expecting to win"Melissa Lee