FOX Business Network has announced the candidate lineups for the two Republican primary debates to be co-hosted with the Wall Street Journal next Tuesday, November 10.
As was previously announced, the 9:00 P.M. ET debate will feature candidates scoring 2.5% or higher based on an average of the four most recent national polls. The candidates achieving that are: Donald Trump (25.3%), Ben Carson (24.5%), Marco Rubio (11.8%), Ted Cruz (10.0%), Jeb Bush (5.5%), Carly Fiorina (3.0%), John Kasich (2.8%) and Rand Paul (2.5%).
The 7:00 P.M. ET debate will feature candidates who, while not hitting that threshold, received a minimum 1% support as determined by at least one of the four most recent national polls. The following candidates meet that criteria: Chris Christie, Mike Huckabee, Bobby Jindal and Rick Santorum.
The four polls used in the average were conducted by the following organizations: FOX News, Investor’s Business Daily/TIPP, Quinnipiac University, and The Wall Street Journal/NBC News.