Elections

Democratic process by which leaders are chosen. Israel must hold parliamentary elections at least once every five years
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Trump: 'Evangelicals love Israel more than Jews in the US'

In response to the majority of American Jews voting Democrat, Trump stated that "the Jewish people in the United States either don't like Israel or don't care about Israel.

18/12/2021

Leila ben Khalifa becomes first woman to run for Libyan presidency

Leila ben Khalifa, an activist who heads the National Movement party, became the first woman to ever run for the Libyan presidency.

22/11/2021

Reform Israel's election system to address regional needs - opinion

How do we fix this lack of attention towards regional needs? Here are two suggestions.

By DAVID S. LEVINE
17/11/2021

What is the Israel question in America's off-year election?

DIPLOMATIC AFFAIRS: Israel and the Mideast were not hot topics in any of these races, but the results could still have significant implications.

04/11/2021

Jewish leaders across the spectrum congratulate NJ Gov. Phil Murphy on re-election

Some noted that the Orthodox Jewish vote may have swayed the race for the Democrat in New Jersey, home to the fourth-largest Jewish community in the US.

04/11/2021

Democratic New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy wins re-election

Murphy, 64, is the first Democratic governor to win re-election in New Jersey in four decades.

By REUTERS
04/11/2021

Elections in New York, Virginia: What do Jews think?

Republican Glenn Youngkin defeated the Democratic state governor of Virginia Terry McAuliffe while Eric Adams took the win as New York City's mayor - here is what some Jews think of the victories.

Democrat Eric Adams wins NYC mayoral election

Adams, who defeated long-shot GOP challenger Curtis Silwa, pitched himself as a moderate Democrat who opposes the "defund the police" movement, but promises to rid of racist policing practices. 

03/11/2021

Republican Youngkin wins Virginia governor's race

A McAuliffe loss in VA, which Democratic President Joe Biden won by a double-digit margin over Republican then-President Donald Trump, represents a demoralizing setback for national Democrats.

By REUTERS
03/11/2021

What do Jewish voters need to know about NYC elections?

What should Jewish New Yorkers know as they head to voting booths this Tuesday?

By Julia Gergely/JTA
02/11/2021
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