It never fails.
Every election night, J Street, a left-wing anti-Israel group originally funded by George Soros, puts out a fake poll about how many Jews voted for Democrats. And the JTA and various lefty media outlets uncritically repeat it. Even when there are legitimate exit polls available.
On Twitter, the Republican Jewish Coalition and Democrats have been fighting over this issue.
The exit polls show that Jews continue to move toward Republicans at an admittedly slow rate (although it varies by area) with the exits showing about a third of Jews voting Republican in the midterms. (DeSantis appears to have scored something like 42% of the Jewish vote in Florida, but I haven’t seen the source figures for this, so don’t rely on my word before repeating it.)
This lines up with exit polls showing most demographics, Latinos, Asians and to a much lesser degree black people, moving Republican in the midterms. (The difference between the exit polls and who was certified as the winner is a whole other topic, which I will discuss in an upcoming article.)
The J Street poll is however the one being monotonously amplified by the media.
The Jerusalem Post story uses the exit polling data. And it’s significant.
According to the data, 33% of Jewish voters polled voted Republican in the 2022 midterm election, up from 30% in 2020 and 24% in 2016.
Among other things, it shows Jewish voters continuing to move Republican in the Trump era even as the Left claims that “74 percent of Jewish voters view Donald Trump and the MAGA movement as a ‘threat to Jews in America.”
These numbers obviously clash. It’s also obvious which set of numbers the media will pick.
Now the increased Jewish vote for Republicans may be due to a number of other factors, including the growing demographics of the more conservative Orthodox Jewish community. But what is clear is that Jewish voters are not moving leftward, but the media will keep lying and pushing J Street’s polls anyway.