Suazo, who just dropped by my office a few minutes ago, said his priority would be to create "green-collar" jobs. He also said he wants to help bring broadband internet to more rural New Mexico areas.
Suazo, 51, owns a wood-stove business in Las Vegas, N.M., the town where he was born.
Santa Fe County Clerk Valerie Espinoza is the only other announced candidate in the PRC race. Block, who is under criminal indictment in a long-delayed election violation case, has not said whether he'll seek re-election.