Jewish Journal


October 17, 2013

House Jewish Projection


Latest update: October, 2015

The 2016 elections are expected to be fairly calm when it comes to Jewish House candidates. Of the current 19 representatives, 18 are considered ‘solid’ favourites by the Cook report. The only Jewish Republican representative, Lee Zeldin, is considered a favourite as well (his district is ‘leaning Republican’). A strong contender that might join them is Helene Schneider, the Jewish mayor of Santa Barbara who is seeking to represent California’s 24th district. If both Zeldin and Schneider make it, there will be 20 Jewish representatives in the 2016 House.


Incumbent – Safe

Incumbent – strong

Strong Jewish Candidates

Susan Davis (D-CA-53)

Lee Zeldin (R-NY-01)

Helene Schneider (D-CA-24)

Alan Lowenthal (D-CA-47)



Adam Schiff (D-CA-28)



Brad Sherman (D-CA-30)



Jared Polis (D-CO-02)



Ted Deutch (D-FL-21)



Lois Frankel (D-FL-22)



Alan Grayson (D-FL-09)



Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-FL-23)



Jan Schakowsky (D-IL-09)



John Yarmuth (D-KY-03)



Sander Levin (D-MI-09)



Eliot Engel (D-NY-16)



Steve Israel (D-NY-03)



Nita Lowey (D-NY-17)



Jerrold Nadler (D-NY-10)



David Cicilline (D-RI-01)



Steve Cohen (D-TN-09)














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