Obama And The Jewish Vote

Gallup's tracking finds that 61% of all Jewish voters would choose Barack Obama in a general election versus John McCain, only a smidge less than the percentage who would choose Clinton over McCain (66%).


Caveat: Jews have voted for the Democrat in much higher proportions -- John Kerry took 76% of the Jewish vote; Al Gore took 79% of the Jewish vote.

What this suggests is that McCain attracts more than an average Republican's share of Jewish voters -- not that Obama repels him.