Democrats Claim Jewish Support Steady in Midterm Results, Republicans Stress Inroads Made Among Jewish Voters

November 5, 2014 6:39 PM

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The resounding victory by Republicans in yesterday’s U.S. midterm elections has again raised the question of whether the GOP can make significant inroads into the Jewish vote, as President Barack Obama enters the “lame duck” period of his final term in office.

Exit polls as voting stations closed last night showed a very slight dip in support for the Democratic Party among Jews. Sixty-five percent of Jews voted for Democratic candidates yesterday, with 33 percent voting for the Republicans. In 2010, the Jewish vote was split 66-31 in favor of the Democrat...

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