Republicans and Democrats both nominated candidates for a special election for the 27th District state Senate seat on Saturday.
The special election will be held March 3. The district is comprised of Bourbon, Fleming, Harrison, Lewis, Mason, Nicholas, Robertson, and Rowan counties. The seat was vacated by Walter Blevins, who resigned to be Rowan County judge-executive.
More than 100 Democrats turned out in Morehead to nominate Maysville attorney Kelly Caudill.
In Flemingsburg, Republicans chose farmer and attorney Steve West of Millersburg.