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Mort Klein handily wins re-election as ZOA chief

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March 10, 2014 | 12:51 pm

ZOA president Morton Klein and Los Angeles-based lawyer Steve Goldberg

ZOA president Morton Klein and Los Angeles-based lawyer Steve Goldberg

Mort Klein was re-elected as national president of the Zionist Organization of America after facing his first challenger in a 20-year tenure.

Klein garnered 93 percent of the vote on Sunday at ZOA’s 97th National Convention. The incumbent defeated the group’s vice chairman, Steven Goldberg, by a vote of 115-9.

Goldberg, who has been in his post since 2010, decided to run after Klein announced in February 2012 that the organization lost its 501c3 charitable tax-exemption status after failing to file the required forms with the Internal Revenue Service for three consecutive years.

U.S. Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.), a contender for the Republican Party’s presidential nomination in 2012, delivered the convention’s keynote address.

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