Sean Paulhus was nominated by Bath Democrats who attended the nominating caucus on February 19

Augusta, MAINE - At a caucus of Bath Democrats yesterday, Sean Paulhus, who has been a member of the Bath City council since 2008 and most recently served as the Vice Chair of the City Council, was chosen as the Democratic nominee for the House District 52 special election.

“This community and this state has given a lot to me, and I can’t wait to have the chance to give back by serving in Augusta and representing the good people of Bath,” said Paulhus. “It’s honor to have earned the support of my fellow Democrats, and I look forward to earning the support of as many folks as I can as I going forward.”

Maine Democratic Party Chair Kathleen Marra congratulated Paulhus on his nomination.

“I know Sean is ready to get to work, and he obviously has a very good sense of his community and how he can best serve the people of Bath in the Maine House,” said MDP Chair Marra. Democrats are ready to deliver on the promises they made to Mainers by better funding our schools and making health care more affordable and accessible, and Sean’s deep understanding of our values and priorities will go a long way in helping us reach those goals.”

Sean Paulhus grew up in Bath and is a graduate of Morse High School (2004) and Marietta College (2008). Married to Nicole Theriault and the father of three children, Sean has been a member of the Bath City council since 2008, and most recently has served as the Vice Chair of the City Council.

Paulhus has also been the Sergeant of Arms for the Maine Senate, an aide to the Secretary of the Senate, and a staffer in the Maine House, and most recently worked at the Office of the State Auditor.

The special election is scheduled for Tuesday, April 2, 2019.