Robert Sezak, of Fairfield, has announced his candidacy for Somerset County commissioner for District 1, which includes the towns of Fairfield and Norridgewock. Sezak, 63, is chairman of the Somerset County Budget Committee and the Fairfield Town Council. He has owned small businesses for more than 22 years.

The term of office is four years.

The District 1 seat is held by Philip N. Roy Jr., also of Fairfield. Roy did not file paperwork to seek re-election, according to Deputy County Administrator Lori Costa.

The District 2 seat, representing Anson, Embden, Highland Plantation, Lexington, Madison, Mercer, New Portland and Starks, also is to be filled by election this year. Commissioner Robert Dunphy, of Embden, holds that seat, according to Costa. Dunphy did not meet the June 4 deadline to file for re-election, she said.

Candidates for the District 2 seat are Paul Frederick, of Starks, and Cyp Johnson, of Madison.

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