Goodman, Undergoing Cancer Treatment, Postpones Swearing-In
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Las Vegas Mayor Carolyn Goodman's swearing-in for a third term Wednesday has been postponed until May because she isn't feeling well.
Goodman has been undergoing treatment for breast cancer since January. She overwhelmingly won re-election earlier this month but skipped her Election Night party because she was feeling too tired after a recent round of chemotherapy.
Her husband, former mayor Oscar Goodman, delivered a victory speech on her behalf.
Carolyn Goodman attended a city council meeting the next day but left
halfway through after feeling ill.
She also skipped a brief council meeting on April 10 because she was unwell.
City spokesman Jace Radke says overall the mayor is feeling better and she expects to have her swearing in at a May 1 council meeting.