WATERVILLE — Republicans selected Andrew G. Roy as their mayoral candidate and city committee chairman at the Republican Party City Committee caucus Tuesday night.

Diann McGraw, secretary-treasurer of the committtee, said six people attended the caucus from which Roy emerged as the group’s leader.

Roy, 37, a 1992 graduate of Winslow High School, is expected to meet Democrat Dana Sennett on Nov. 8 in the city’s mayoral election; the winner of that election will take office in January and will serve for three years.

Democrats will select their candidates at their caucus Monday.

Roy and Sennett have already squared off once in a race for mayor of the city.

In June, Sennett, a longtime city councilor, beat Roy, a self-employed disc jockey, 557-123.

McGraw said Patrick Roy, Andrew Roy’s father, was chosen as the committee’s vice chairman and as the party’s candidate for the Ward 2 council seat.

Also at Tuesday’s caucus, Ed Cohen was tapped as the Republican candidate for the Ward 6 council seat and Roger Collins was picked as the GOP candidate for warden in Ward 2.

McGraw said the Republican committee did not field a council candidate for Ward 4.

It also did not field Board of Education candidates or ward clerk candidates for Wards 2, 4 and 6 and did not muster warden candidates in Wards 4 and 6.

McGraw said Republicans interested in running for those posts should contact City Clerk Arlene Strahan before Aug. 10.

Beth Staples — 861-9252

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