Republicans say #Trump received second-highest total vote among #Jews in past 30 years, outpaced only by Romney

American Jews voted 70%-25% in favor of Clinton over Trump, poll shows
by Rebecca Shimoni Stoil
November 10, 2016

Jewish voters overwhelmingly voted against President-elect Donald Trump, with polls suggesting that Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton defeated the Republican in the Jewish community by an approximately three-to-one margin. According to a national poll conducted on election night for J Street by Democratic pollster Jim Gerstein, Clinton garnered 70 percent of the Jewish vote in contrast to Trump’s 25 percent…According to the Gerstein poll, approximately one-third of Jews who voted for Clinton (32%) considered their vote more of a protest against Trump rather than a ballot in favor of Clinton, while 45% of those who chose Trump considered their vote more of an act against Clinton rather than for Trump. Almost a quarter (22%) of Jewish voters said that they had donated to Clinton’s campaign, while a mere 7% said that they donated to Trump’s. READ MORE

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