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.
Goodman made her candidacy official in the morning inside the Clerk’s Office at City Hall, just after announcing that she has Stage 2 breast cancer.
She wasn’t the lone Las Vegas council candidate to file, according to the city clerk’s office.
Ward 3, which represents downtown and will be unoccupied by the departure of two-term Councilman Bob Coffin, was the most active. Veterans Affairs project manager Melissa Clary, special education teacher Aaron Bautista and political newcomer Shawn Mooneyham each filed to fill that seat.
In Ward 1, currently represented by the term-limited Lois Tarkanian, two filed paperwork: Former Las Vegas employee Brian Knudsen and coffee shop owner Sherman Avery Ray.
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