An incumbent and a former selectman recently received endorsements from the Seekonk Republican Committee for the .
Following a forum on Saturday at the featuring the five candidates, the committee voted to back Dave Parker, current selectmen chairman, and David Viera, a former selectman and town fire chief.
"The committee feels these candidates best reflect the views of the committee," the Seekonk Republicans wrote in a press release.
Also competing in the election for two three-year seats are Bob Blanchard and Gary Sagar, who are running as a team, and Nelson Almeida.
Brian Freitas and Mitch Vieira, who are running for two open seats on the School Committee, also participated in the forum and received endorsements. Write-in candidate Jeffrey Starr Mararian did not attend the event.
In addition, the committee endorsed Paul Buckley, who is running unopposed for re-election to the Board of Assessors.
The candidates will appear at on March 29 at .
Election Day is April 2. Voting will take place at Seekonk High from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.