Las Vegas Mayor Alfonso Ortiz says he wants a younger, more energetic person to take his place when his term expires.
City police Officer Dennis Nelson, 41, thinks he’s that person.
Last week, Nelson, a city officer for the last couple of years, revealed that he would be running for the city’s top job in 2012. He is the first to announce his intention to run for mayor; Ortiz said a few weeks ago that he would serve just one term.
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