Aftermath Of NY-9 Special Election: Will Jewish Voters Support Obama In 2012?

Special elections rarely reveal general election trends, but the outcome of NY 9 should certainly give Team Obama pause. The NY 9 special was a direct repudiation of Obama’s Israel policy, more than a knee-jerk response to the dilapidated state of the economy. How do I know? According to a poll by McLaughlin & Associates, among “Jewish donors who donated to Mr. Obama in 2008, only 64% have already donated or plan to donate to his re-election campaign.”

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