Jewish Journal


March 22, 2012

Senate Jewish Projection


Latest update, November, 5 2014:

Both Al Franken and Brian Schatz won their elections, and the number of Jewish Senators is 9, as we originally expected.


Won elections in 2014:

Al Franken (D-MN)
Brian Schatz (D-HI)


Frank Lautenberg: 5-term New Jersey Senator has died at 89 years of age. His succesor is a friend of many Jews, but not Jewish.


Carl Levin: The veteran Senator from Michigan has recently anounced he will be retiring in 2014. His succesor will not be Jewish.

Facing reelection in 2016:

Chuck Schumer (D-NY): Won in 2010 by 34 points. Facing reelection in 2016

Ron Wyden (D-OR): Won in 2010 by 18 points. Facing reelection in 2016

Barbara Boxer (D-CA): Won in 2010 by 10 points. Facing reelection in 2016

Richard Blumenthal (D-CT): Won in 2010 by 12 points. Facing reelection in 2016

Facing reelection in 2018:

Dianne Feinstein (D-CA): Won in 2012 by 25 points, facing reelection in 2018

Ben Cardin (D-MD): Won in 2012 by 28 points, facing reelection in 2018

Bernie Sanders (I-VT): Won in 2012 by 46 points, facing reelection in 2018



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