POSTED: Monday, November 5, 2012 - 8:57pm
UPDATED: Wednesday, November 7, 2012 - 7:49pm
EL PASO — El Paso's mayoral election is still six months away, but one candidate already announced today that he's running. City Rep. Steve Ortega has thrown his hat into the race. Ortega turned to social media to launch his campaign, making the announcement on Facebook. Ortega has served on city council since 2005.