CEDAR CITY — Utah Republicans will hold a special caucus next month to nominate a replacement for the late Sen. Dennis Stowell.

Candidates for the Senate District 28 seat must file in writing with the Utah Republican Party by 5 p.m. Friday, May 6. The term expires January 2013. The district covers Beaver, Garfield, Iron, Kane and Millard counties and eastern Washington County.

The caucus will be held Saturday, May 14 at 6 p.m. at the Hunter Conference Center at Southern Utah University.

Stowell died April 17 from complications related to cancer.

Dennis Romboy