(Las Vegas, NV) — There are a total of nine candidates for the Clark County Commission to choose from to replace Steven Brooks in the Nevada State Assembly.
Commissioners will decide at their meeting next Tuesday who will represent North Las Vegas. The application deadline was 5 o’clock Tuesday afternoon.
Commissioner Tom Collins, who represents part of the area, says he’s inclined to support whichever candidate has the backing of Marilyn Kirkpatrick, the speaker of the State Assembly.
The Nine Candidates Who Qualified:
William Robinson II – He has spent years volunteering for the city and is the son of a former North Las Vegas city councilman.
Michael Kelley – A Ccompliance investigator with the Nevada Taxi Cab Authority.
Michelle Jotz – A former legislative lobbyist for police unions. She is a detective for Metro’s Internal Affairs Bureau.
Meli Pulido – A 25 year employee of the City of Las Vegas, now retired. She now directs the nonprofit Project 150. Pulido has the support of Las Vegas City Councilman Ricki Barlow.
Glynn Coleman – A 22 year employee of the the State of Nevada, and now a career specialist with a job training company.
Kelly Thomas – He formerly represented Assembly District 16 in 1999. He now works for a contractor.
Fred Young – A former businessman and court baliff.
Tyrone Thompson – A coordinator of homeless programs with the Southern Nevada Regional Planning Coalition.
Mujahid Ramadan – CEO of a consulting firm and former state drug policy director.