WATERVILLE — The Waterville Republican Committee will caucus Tuesday to nominate candidates for mayor, City Council, Waterville Board of Education and Kennebec Water District.

The caucus is scheduled to be held from 4:30 to 6 p.m. at The Elm at 21 College Ave.

Three-year seats are open for mayor; Wards 2, 4 and 6 on the City Council and Waterville Board of Education; and two districtwide seats on the water district board of trustees.

Elections to determine the winners of the races will be held Tuesday, Nov. 7, at Thomas College off West River Road in Waterville.

While the deadline to caucus is Aug. 9, nomination petitions must be submitted to the clerk’s office by Friday, Sept. 8, City Clerk Patti Dubois said.

At the Waterville Democratic caucus held Monday, Councilor Mike Morris, D-Ward 5, was chosen as the mayoral candidate to succeed Jay Coelho, who chose not to seek reelection; incumbent City Councilor Flavia DeBrito, D-Ward 2, was nominated for her seat; Mary Pletcher was nominated for the Ward 2 school board seat being vacated by Greg Bazakas; incumbent council Chairwoman Rebecca Green, D-Ward 4, was nominated for her seat; incumbent Maryanne Bernier was nominated for her Ward 4 school board seat; Rien Finch, former Charter Commission member, was nominated for the Ward 6 council seat, defeating incumbent Claude Francke; and Joe Schmalzel was nominated for the Ward 6 school board seat being vacated by Elizabeth Bickford.

Incumbents Sarah Whateley and Denise Bruesewitz were nominated for their seats on the water district board.

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