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State Senator Buck Newton announces campaign for NC Attorney General

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State Senator Buck Newton

RALEIGH, N.C. —  State Sen. Buck Newton announced he’s running for the office of North Carolina Attorney General in 2016.

The Republican represents  the eleventh district, which includes Johnston, Nash and Wilson counties.

He has five scheduled stops across the state Monday.

Newton hopes to succeed Roy Cooper, who’s expected to run for governor next year.