A comment I read yesterday made me curious about Jewish voters in the last election, so I went looking. I found an article in the Israeli newspaper Haaretz about polling data from a poll commissioned by J Street. The article contained some expected information and some you might find unexpected.
In the last Presidential election, Hillary Clinton got 70% of the Jewish vote, Donald Trump got 25%.
The result isn’t surprising, though the size of the split may be.
This one I found surprising because what I’d been led to believe suggested otherwise:
Clinton got 56% of the Orthodox vote, Trump got 39%.
This gives you a much better idea of just how little the Neocons represent the Jewish community at large.
What were the results on questions about Israel?
Jewish voters were asked to name their top ten issues in order of importance. In 2016, Israel came in at #8. When I tell you that Israel is not my primary issue, you now know I’m typical.
Percentage of American Jews who
This is who we are.