The Fix: Jewish vote

Sheldon Adelson’s Jewish vote effort, and what it means

Billionaire GOP super PAC benefactor Sheldon Adelson is everywhere in the presidential race this year. His latest effort: Targeting Jewish voters in Florida, Ohio and Pennsylvania.


(Vincent Yu - AP)

The New York Times reports today that Adelson and other members of the Republican Jewish Coalition’s board of directors have committed $6.5 million to an effort to turn the heavily Democratic voter bloc more Republican in 2012.

But even if the effort is hugely successful, Mitt Romney is only likely to reap small gains.

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