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Ruben Kihuen loses Las Vegas City Council bid

Posted at 11:03 AM, Apr 03, 2019
and last updated 2019-04-03 14:03:37-04

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — Former Nevada Rep. Ruben Kihuen's attempt to reenter politics has come up short.

The Democrat lost his bid for Las Vegas City Council following the April 2 Clark County primary elections.

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Olivia Diaz and Melissa Clary beat Kihuen and will move on to the general election for Ward 3.

Kihuen lost to Clary by a total of 5 votes.

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Kihuen returned to Las Vegas after one term after an ethics probe was launched when 3 women came forward claiming he made unwanted physical and verbal advances towards them.

Kihuen has denied the allegations made against him.