|Valdez, left, and Pastor Leo Brannan, his |
campaign manager, Pastor Leo Brannan
"I want to rock the boat," said Valdez, 60. "I know I'll probably be the dark horse.'
Valdez said this will be his second run for office. He ran for City Council in Albuquerque about 10 years ago.
Valdez is executive director of the organization Vecinos Unidos.