Politics & Government

University poll: Bobby Jindal's disapproval hits 70 percent

Elizabeth Crisp

The Advocate

Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal speaks to during a news conference about his efforts to remove Louisiana from tests associated with the Common Core education standards on Wednesday, June 18, 2014, in Baton Rouge, La.
Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal speaks to during a news conference about his efforts to remove Louisiana from tests associated with the Common Core education standards on Wednesday, June 18, 2014, in Baton Rouge, La. AP

A new poll of likely Louisiana voters shows Gov. Bobby Jindal’s approval rating at an all-time low.

Jindal, who could not seek re-election this year because of a term limit, is running for president. He’s been a frequent punching bag for both Democrat John Bel Edwards and Republican David Vitter inthis year’s gubernatorial race.

According to the new poll from the University of New Orleans, 70 percent of respondents disapprove of the job Jindal’s doing. More than half of respondents said they “strongly disapprove” of Jindal.

“Republicans are twice as likely to strongly disapprove of Jindal today as they were just one year ago,” the summary points out.

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