11 of 20 Predominantly Jewish Districts Go for Mcgovern
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11 of 20 Predominantly Jewish Districts Go for Mcgovern

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In winning New York City by 81,920 votes out of 2,600,408 cast, Sen. George McGovern surpassed President Nixon in 11 of 20 Assembly Districts that have heavy Jewish populations. In Manhattan these included the Upper West Side and Washington Heights-Inwood. In Brooklyn, McGovern came out ahead in Jewish districts that included the affluent Flatbush-Midwood and Flatbush-Parkville sections, Sheepshead Bay-Neck Road and Coney Island-Sea Gate. In the Bronx he took the Pelham Parkway-Co-op City and Riverdale-North Bronx districts which have large Jewish populations. In Queens he won in the predominantly Jewish Assembly Districts of Little Neck-Bayside and Flushing-Forest Hills.

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