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September 20, 2012 3:37 pm

Obama’s Jewish Support Drops in Florida From 2008

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President Obama en route to Palm Beach International Airport in Palm Beach, Fla., July 20, 2012. Photo: White House.

Times of Israel – Support for President Barack Obama among Jews in the state of Florida is down 7 percent on 2008, according to an American Jewish Committee (AJC) poll released Thursday.

A total of 69% of Florida Jews said they would vote for Obama in November’s presidential elections, down from 76% in 2008, the AJC noted.

A 7% drop in the Jewish vote likely represents over 50,000 votes in a state that the Republicans won in 2000 by fewer than 600 votes.

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