The victor among a crowded slate of candidates seeking to represent Ward 1 on the Las Vegas City Council will likely be tethered to how much the Medical District progresses during their tenure on the dais.
The two-week candidate filing period wrapped up Friday, introducing a slew of council hopefuls in Las Vegas, Henderson, North Las Vegas and Boulder City ahead of the April 2 primary election.
Ruben Kihuen, the former federal and Nevada lawmaker, filed paperwork to run for Las Vegas City Council, joining former Assemblywoman Olivia Diaz on Wednesday as two high-profile candidates pitted against each other in a downtown district.
Two candidates filed paperwork on Monday to seek election to Ward 1 on the Las Vegas City Council, making the district so far the most sought-after seat in city elections.
Two challengers to the Las Vegas mayoral seat emerged Friday, and an expected candidate officially filed to run in Ward 1 on the city council.
Incumbent City Council members across the valley filed candidacy paperwork for re-election this week.
Las Vegas Mayor Carolyn Goodman on Tuesday filed paperwork to run for re-election, seeking her third and final term as the figurehead of the seven-member body during the first day of the candidate filing period.