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LA Jews voted no on Prop. 8

by Brad A. Greenberg

November 10, 2008 | 3:21 pm

There is really no surprise here:

On Proposition 8, Jewish Angelinos voted 78 percent against the ban while only 8 percent supported the ban, according to the survey of 1,200 voters in 50 precincts. The remainder declined to respond. The Jews’ vote against the ban was the highest proportion of any ethnic or religious group.

California voters approved the proposition, 52-48 percent.

Los Angeles Jewish voters also voted overwhelmingly for Barack Obama, giving him 78 percent of votes to 20 percent for John McCain. The president-elect’s Jewish numbers in Los Angeles matched the percentage nationwide.

Among all Los Angeles voters, 72 percent voted for Obama and 24 percent for McCain.

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