Elizabeth Sumpter has filed to have her name on the ballot for the Ward 1 seat Bayless currently holds, according to city secretary Debbie Thomas.
Incumbents Mayor E. Dewayne Richters, Aldermen Arrdeen Vaughan, Ward 2 and Jacob Wheat, Ward 3, are uncontested.
The election is set for Saturday, May 12. Polls will be open 7 a.m. - 7 p.m. at City Hall.
Early voting by will be conducted 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. April 30- May 8 at City Hall in the city secretary's office.