NC House, District 26: Incumbent Daughtry easily defeats challenger

ndunn@newsobserver.comMay 6, 2014 

  • Results

    R-Leo Daughtry →  73.13%

    R-Dennis Nielsen→  26.87%

    (38 of 38 precincts reporting)

Veteran state lawmaker Leo Daughtry defeated Dennis Nielsen in the Republican primary for N.C. House District 26, assuring the Smithfield attorney an easy path to his 12th term in the legislature.

Daughtry, who faces no opposition this fall, earned 73.13 percent of the vote, while Nielsen, a Clayton gun store owner, received 26.87 percent.

Daughtry is chairman of the House Judiciary Committee. He is on the short list for speaker of the House.

JOHNSTON RESULTS
(numbers for races not limited to Johnston County are contest-wide totals)

News & Observer is pleased to provide this opportunity to share information, experiences and observations about what's in the news. Some of the comments may be reprinted elsewhere in the site or in the newspaper. We encourage lively, open debate on the issues of the day, and ask that you refrain from profanity, hate speech, personal comments and remarks that are off point. Thank you for taking the time to offer your thoughts.

Commenting FAQs | Terms of Service

Top Jobs

View All Top Jobs

Find a Home

$1,195,000 Raleigh
4 bed, 3 full bath, 1 half bath. Elegance & quality! Beautiful...

Find a Car

Search New Cars