When qualifying ended Wednesday afternoon in Maysville and Nicholson, races had been set for the mayor’s seat in both towns.
In Maysville, former mayor Richard Presley, council member Lynn Villyard and political newcomer Donna Chesonis had qualified. Incumbent Jerry Baker did not qualify.
Races were also set in Maysville for three of the four council seats on the ballot. Those who had qualified were:
Ward I: incumbent Clay Dorsey, Joel Hammond and Kathleen Bush
Ward II: Clyde (Junior) Hardy and Jerry C. Parr. Villyard currently holds this position.