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Daughtry Looks at Governorship

Posted March 8, 1999 6:00 a.m. EST

— The majority leader of the N.C. House of Representatives is ready to throw his hat into the governor's race.

Leo Daughtry is expected to kick off his campaign with a rally in Smithfield next Monday night.

The Republican has been raising campaign money for nearly a year.

Daughtry is in his fourth term in the state House.

He also has served two terms in the state Senate.