Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal lost ground in the latest Fox News poll of candidates seeking the 2016 Republican presidential nomination, slipping below 1 percent and into 15th place in the large field.
Fox News will use an average of national polls to determine the top 10 Republican candidates to appear in the network’s prime-time debate telecast Aug. 6 — the first national TV debate of the campaign. Also-rans will particpate in a televised event on Fox earlier that afternoon.
Jindal has effectively been running for the nomination for months, but he officially declared his candidacy June 24, in Kenner. The current poll was conducted July 13-15. In the previous Fox poll, conducted June 21-23, he registered 2 percent support.