Dwayne Chesnut, who filed Friday as a candidate for Las Vegas City Council, has dropped out of the race, City Clerk Beverly Bridges reported Tuesday.
Chesnut, 77, is a retired chemical engineer and has never held office. He previously ran for regent in the Nevada System of Higher Education.
Chesnut filed in Ward 4 which is represented by Mayor Pro Tem Stavros Anthony, 56, who is running for re-election.
Journalist Frank Geary, 49, is also running for the Ward 4 seat.
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