Bobby Jindal presidential campaign, 2016 facts for kids
|Bobby Jindal for President.|
|Campaign||U.S. presidential election, 2016|
Governor of Louisiana (2008-present)
June 24, 2015,
November 17, 2015
|Headquarters||P.O. Box 5101
New Orleans, Louisiana
|Key people||Timmy Teepell (campaign manager)
Wes Anderson (chief pollster)
|Slogan||"Tanned, Rested and Ready"|
His candidacy for the Republican nomination for President of the United States in the 2016 election comes after years of speculation concerning a possible candidacy following the 2012 election. Jindal is the first Indian American and third Asian American to run for President of the United States.
On November 17, 2015, Jindal officially suspended his presidential campaign, saying "this is not my time".
Jindal officially launched his campaign for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination on June 24, 2015 with an announcement via Twitter, ahead of a planned formal announcement in the New Orleans suburb of Kenner later that day.
As of late July 2015, Jindal has been polling about 1.4 % of the Republican primary electorate.
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