Wednesday, September 17, 2014 Elul 22, 5774
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Ron Kampeas, JTA
According to national exit polls, President Barack Obama won 69 to 70 percent of the Jewish vote — an overwhelming majority commensurate with projections, but down from the last presidential election.
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Spirits soared — and some dimmed — at election watch parties Tuesday night with the news that President Barack Obama had won a second term. Supporters celebrated a victorious end to a slog of a campaign that had dragged on for 18 long months.
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This time around, remembering the name of your lawmakers in Washington shouldn’t be so hard. Unlike other recent election cycles, the cast of U.S. Senate and House incumbents representing the Philadelphia area remains unchanged.
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Jewish Exponent Staff
In the hours before President Barack Obama won re-election, Exponent staff members spoke with Jewish voters in polling sites throughout Philadelphia and Montgomery County. While the conversations were far from comprehensive or scientific, they offered a glimpse into how voters felt on this long-awaited Election Day.
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Daniel Treiman, JTA
Along with the presidential race, we’re paying attention to congressional contests of Jewish interest and with Jewish candidates. Below are some of the races we will be watching tonight.
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