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September 13, 2011 7:41 am

Jewish Vote Pivotal In NY-9 ‘Obama Referendum’ Race

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JPost – NEW YORK – A special congressional election to replace Anthony Weiner to be held on Tuesday promises a dramatic race potentially hinging on the Jewish vote in the district, which includes portions of Brooklyn and Queens.

A six-point lead in the Siena College poll separates Republican Bob Turner, a retired cable television executive, from his opponent, Democrat David Weprin, in the race for former Democratic congressman Anthony Weiner’s seat in New York’s Ninth Congressional District. Weiner stepped down in June following a much-publicized sex messaging scandal.

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