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  כסלו 3, 5774 , 06/11/13

De Blasio Sweeps Jewish Voters As Well

Bill De Blasio’s win in the New York mayoral race showed him sweeping across every demographic over Republican rival Joe Lhota, including in the Jewish sector. The Democrat’s appeal crossed all color, cultural and religion lines, according to a report by the New York Daily News.

During his campaign he gained momentum in the Modern Orthodox communities of Manhattan’s Upper West Side, to the non-Orthodox communities of Washington Heights, all the way to Brooklyn Hasidic communities..

Jobs and education were listed as the two top ranking issues.

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