WASHINGTON--The Obama campaign had a whole division dedicated to turning out the Jewish vote and highlighting Obama's support for Israel and Jewish causes, fighting back at the rumor mill that portrayed Obama as wobbly. A report out Thursday by the National Jewish Democratic Council pegs the Jewish vote for Obama at 78 per cent.
National Jewish Democratic Council Releases Analysis Detailing the
Jewish Vote in 2008
Forman: "In an election year when the Jewish vote was talked about
more than ever before, it is important to review how the Jewish vote
WASHINGTON, DC - The National Jewish Democratic Council (NJDC)
released a series of analysis and data concerning the Jewish vote in
the 2008 election. This information can be found on NJDC's website at
"In an election year when the Jewish vote was talked about more than
ever before, it is important to review how the Jewish vote performed,"
said Ira N. Forman, Executive Director of NJDC. "This year, once
again, Jewish voters overwhelmingly supported the Democratic nominee.
We are proud that Barack Obama exceeded all expectations and captured
78% of the Jewish vote."
NJDC's analysis reviews Jewish voting patterns, polling data, and
contribution to the Democratic margins in key states.
Founded in 1990, the National Jewish Democratic Council (NJDC) is the
national voice of Jewish Democrats. The NJDC is committed to those
values that we share with the Democratic Party and the vast majority
of American Jews including the separation of church and state, a
strong US-Israel relationship, and reproductive freedom.