News Brief 11/7/2012, Cheshvan 22, 5773
Exit Polls: Obama Won 70% of Jewish Vote
President Barack Obama won 70% of the Jewish vote, compared with 74 percent in 2008, according to exit polls. At one point in the campaign, polls showed that Jews would support Obama by only 60-65 percent.
In Israel, Romney won more than 80 percent of the vote of Jewish living in the Jewish state, underlining the difference in priorities among Jews in the Diaspora, where health care and the economy are the dominating influences.