N. Leo Daughtry
|N. Leo Daughtry|
|Member of the North Carolina House of Representatives
from the 26th district
|Born||Namon Leo Daughtry
December 3, 1940
Newton Grove, North Carolina
|Residence||Smithfield, North Carolina|
|Alma mater||Wake Forest University|
Namon Leo Daughtry (born December 3, 1940) is a Republican member of the North Carolina General Assembly representing the state's twenty-sixth House district, including constituents in Johnston County, North Carolina. An attorney from Smithfield, North Carolina, Daughtry has served in the state House since 1995. He previously served two terms in the state Senate.
Early life and education
Daughtry served in the North Carolina Senate from 1989 through 1993. He was elected to the state House in 1994, where he was elected Majority Leader in his first term. After Republicans lost control of the House in the 1998 elections, he became Minority Leader. The 2008 election is the only race when he has faced an opponent. Daughtry was a candidate for Governor of North Carolina in the 2000 election, losing the primary to Richard Vinroot.
He has been a Delegate to the Republican National Conventions of 1976, 1980, 1984, 1988, 1992, and 1996.
|North Carolina House of Representatives District 49, November 2, 2010|
|North Carolina House of Representatives District 49, November 4, 2008|
|Democratic||Jimmy F. Garner||17,964||45.28%|
- Board of Directors, Community Foundation
- 1996–97; Celebrity of the Year Award; Johnston County Schools
- 1996; Man of the Year; Boy Scouts of America
- 1995; Man of the Year; Johnston County Chamber of Commerce