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- Whoever wins, North Las Vegas will host its first black mayor after the election.
- City Council member Pamela Goynes-Brown is running against State Senator Pat Spearman.
- Current mayor John Jay Lee is eligible for re-election but has chosen to run for governor instead.
Pamela Goynes-Brown is running against Pat Spearman in the race for mayor of North Las Vegas, Nevada.
Polls close in the state at 7 p.m. local time, or 10 p.m. EST.
Regardless of who wins, the city will see its first black mayor sworn in in January.
The city’s current leader, Mayor John Jay Lee, has decided to run for governor of Nevada instead of running for re-election. He came in fourth place in the Republican gubernatorial primary.
Goynes-Brown and Spearman were the best voters in town seven-candidate primary in June, where Goynes-Brown received about 39% of the overall vote to Spearman’s 17%.
Goynes-Brown is a second-generation member of the North Las Vegas City Council, a seat she has held since 2011. She is a retired educator and vice principal and is the former mayor pro tempore of North Las Vegas, a post which she held on two occasions.
Spearman has been a member of the Nevada Senate since 2012. Prior to her term, she served in the United States military for 29 years, before retiring with the rank of lieutenant colonel. She also served as school board president for the San Marcos Independent School District Board in Texas, according to her. countryside location.
If elected, she pledged to create new jobs, encourage clean energy in the city and “develop a medical corridor similar to the medical district in Las Vegas,” she said. countryside location.