In Florida, Trump Got More Jewish Votes Than Anywhere Else. Here's Why

A poll released Wednesday suggests that over 40 percent of Jewish voters in the Sunshine State voted for the GOP incumbent. His pro-Israel policies may have been the clincher, one expert says

Danielle Ziri
Danielle Ziri
New York
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Danielle Ziri
Danielle Ziri
New York

NEW YORK – While American Jews overall seemed to overwhelmingly back Democratic nominee Joe Biden in Tuesday’s presidential election, Florida proved to be the outlier, according to one exit poll.

Based on preliminary estimates published Wednesday by A.P. VoteCast, the Jewish vote in the Sunshine State was quite evenly split when compared to the national average: 58 percent of those polled voted for Biden, while 41 percent polled cast their ballot for President Donald Trump.

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