City Rep. Steve Ortega Announces Mayoral Candidacy
One election is over and another begins. Tonight, El Paso City Council Rep. Steve Ortega make it official. He's running for Mayor. Ortega insisted that his administration will not be afraid to make tough decisions. He told NewsChannel Nine one of his main priorities is to stimulate El Paso's economy.
Ortega is the first candidate to announce a run to replace Mayor John Cook, whose term is up. Cook has been Mayor since 2005. The election is May 11.